Dr. Beverly G. Ware Obituary, 2008

KEARSARGE — Dr. Beverly G. Ware, 75, of Hurricane Mountain Road, died Jan. 25, 2008, at Merriman House, North Conway, after a struggle with Alzheimer’s disease. She was born in Chelsea, Mass., on June 30, 1933, the daughter of Benjamin and Ruth Giss. Dr. Ware graduated from Girls’ Latin School in Boston, Boston University (BS, 1955), University of Michigan (M. M. H., 1957), University of California, Los Angeles (Dr. P.H., 1969.) She was a distinguished fellow of Society for Public Health Education. Dr. Ware served in county health departments in Michigan, Colorado and California and on faculties of universities in California and Hawaii. From 1971 to 1975, she taught at the School of Public Health, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor. She was associated with the National Institutes of Health, Bethesda, Md., and chaired the National Commission for Health Education Credentialing. She was listed in “Who’s Who in the Midwest.” Dr. Ware moved to Kearsarge with her husband, Richard A. Ware. Golfing, mountain hikes in New Hampshire, England and Scotland, Nordic skiing, and travel throughout Europe and Asia were hobbies. She was president of North Conway Women’s Club and a member of the Mountain Garden Club. In addition to her husband of Kearsarge, the family includes three stepchildren, Alexander of Sedona, Ariz., Bradley of Fall River, Mass., and Patricia of Phoenix, Ariz.; a step-granddaughter; two step-great-grandsons; two sisters, Edith Brown of Stoughton, Mass., and Harriet Bern of Lake Wales, Fla.; and seven nieces and nephews. . SERVICES: A gathering of remembrance and thanksgiving is planned in North Conway and will be announced. Interment of ashes will be in the spring in Kearsarge Cemetery. The Rev. Dr. Donald Derse will officiate. Arrangements by Furber and White Funeral Home, North Conway.

Source:  New Hampshire Union Leader (Manchester, NH) – Saturday, February 2, 2008


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