In Memory

Dorothy Van Buren (Van Buren)

Deceased Classmate: Dr. Dorothy "Dotty" Van Buren
Date Of Birth: 1-20-1958
Date Deceased: 7-6-2018
Age at Death: 60
Cause of Death: Metastatic breast cancer
Survived By: Martin West (husband), daughters Medora and Miranda, brothers Rick and JD, sister Heather

Dotty graduated from KU in 1980 with degrees in Psychology and Human Development and Family Life. She then went to Louisiana State University, earning Masters and Doctoral degrees in Clinical Psychology. As a clinical psychologist, she worked in various fields and jobs throughout her career. In 2017, she retired from Washington University in St Louis, Missouri, where she prepared grant requests and facilitated research related to childhood obesity and health. Up to her death, she was the same kind and wonderful person you remember. 

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07/17/18 11:13 AM #1    

Malia Baumgardner (Anderson)

I am so sad to get this news! Dorothy had the kindest soul, she should have lived to 100. I am blessed to have known her, and will miss her at upcoming reunions. My deepest sympathy Martin. 

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