Bibby Library Mourns Passing of Mrs. Beatrice Bibby

April 16, 2010

Beatrice Bibby, wife of the Eastman Institute for Oral Health’s second director Dr. Basil G. Bibby, passed away on Sunday, April 11, 2010 at the age of 101.

Known for her hospitality, Mrs. Bibby would often invite students who were unable to go home during holiday breaks for meals and company. A strong advocate for the Eastman Institute for Oral Health, Mrs. Bibby continued to attend events and offer support long after her husband passed away, in 1998.

Mrs. Bibby was also known for her passion towards local government issues.  She was a long standing member of the League of Women voters where she held several leadership positions.  She also served as president of the University of Rochester Women’s Club.

A long time resident of Pittsford, NY, Beatrice Bibby is survived by her four children Ruth (Frank Helme) Bonn, Anne Lesher, Susan (Thomas Fields) Bibby; son, Douglas (Susan).  A memorial service will be held on Friday April 16 at 2:00 PM, at Twelve Corners Presbyterian Church, 1200 South Winton Rd., Brighton. Memorials may be directed to the Foundation for Citizen Education, c/o Rochester Metro League of Women Voters, 45 Exchange Blvd., Rochester, NY 14614.

Beatrice Bibby with present and former members of the Bibby library Staff on the occasion of Bibby library's 30th anniversary

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Eastman Dental Featured in ADA Sesquicentennial Book

February 3, 2010

Several  former Eastman Dental staff, faculty and alumni are featured in the American Dental Association’s (ADA) new book,  150 Years of the American Dental Association, A Pictorial History 1859-2009.

In coffee-table style format, the book is the culmination of efforts to collect historical dental images and stories to celebrate 150 years of the ADA.

Eastman dental’s contribution to dentistry is reflected in the book’s description of  Dr. Michael Buonocore’s acid etch technique, Dr. Harvey Burkhart’s role in the FDI World Dental Federation, and  Dr. Basil  Bibby and Dr. Jack Caton’s recognition of  numerous ADA awards.

Bibby library has  purchased a copy of the book.  Please feel free to stop in and take a look.


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