Reader Bonnie Townsend will receive $15 for alerting the Deseret News that a Salt Lake couple was aboard a Brazilian cruise ship that capsized on New Year's Eve.

Townsend called the paper on a holiday to share the news that her relatives, Doug and Susan Swain, survived the accident that killed at least 51 holiday revelers.The Deseret News appreciates and pays for news tips. Readers with information that could lead to news stories are encouraged to call the newspaper at 237-2100.