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IN MEMORIAM

CANDACE S. BOS

 

Candace S. Bos, professor of special education, died on August 13, 2001, at her home in Austin, Texas. Memorial services were held at the Hill Country Bible Church in Austin on August 18 and at the University of Arizona, College of Education, on September 8. Candace Bos was born May 27, 1950, in Independence, Missouri, and graduated in 1972 from Drury College. She earned a master's degree from the University of Miami in 1974 and a doctoral degree from the University of Arizona in 1979. She married Robert S. Bos in 1972. They had a son, John, who was eleven at the time of her death. Dr. Bos joined The University of Texas at Austin in 1999, where she served as a professor of learning disabilities in the Department of Special Education. She also served as graduate adviser and undergraduate adviser in the department. Dr. Bos was a national leader in the field of special education. She was a fellow in the International Academy for Research in Learning Disabilities and president-elect for the Council of Exceptional Children's Division for Learning Disabilities. She authored many books and over 100 scholarly articles. She was a teacher, mentor, and friend to countless individuals.



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Larry R. Faulkner, President
The University of Texas at Austin

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John R. Durbin, Secretary
The General Faculty


This memorial resolution was prepared by a special committee consisting of Professors Sharon Vaughn (chair), Alba A. Ortiz, and Randall M. Parker.