Reporter 430, 1 February 1999


Dorothy Tunbridge

Dorothy Tunbridge Lady Dorothy Tunbridge died on 13 January 1999, aged 94.

Dorothy Tunbridge, widow of the late Professor Sir Ronald Tunbridge, died in the Victoria Home, Headingley on 13 January.

Few people can have had such varied associations with the University over so many years. She enrolled as a student in 1922, graduated with a BSc in Botany in 1925, and proceeded to take the Diploma in Education. After her marriage she taught botany to first-year medical students.

She represented the University as a Governor of Bradford Girls' Grammar School. She put much of her boundless energy into the University Old Students' Association. She represented Convocation on the Court and was an active member of the University Ladies' Club. In 1968 the University conferred on her the degree of MA honoris causa.

Emeritus Professor Dick Smithells

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