Mrs. Kathleen M. Aucamp, a research lab technician in the department of animal biology at the School of Veterinary Medicine, died on July 10 after an illness at the age of 58.
Mrs. Aucamp joined the University in 1980 as a research laboratory technician spending her career here. In 1999 Mrs. Aucamp was presented with the Veterinary Medicine Student Government Commendation Award by the Veterinary School Student Government. Her husband, Richard, also won that award the same year. At a memorial service held in July at the Vet School Mrs. Aucamp was remembered as "particularly supportive of her colleagues in the laboratories of Anatomy in the Department of Animal Biology. She took her position and it's responsibilities very earnestly and her extraordinary contributions earned her the admiration of her students."
Mrs. Aucamp is survived by her husband of 37 years, Richard, a research specialist in Anatomy Animal Biology in the School of Veterinary Medicine; daughters, Jessica B. Schmidt and Kerry J. Aucamp; and three sisters, Mary Lee McGrath, Margaret Howard and Virginia Helmstreit.
Memorial donations may be made payable to the University of Pennsylvania, for the School of Veterinary Medicine's ‘Take A Seat Campaign' which will fund classroom seats in the School's new building. Send donations to the School of Veterinary Medicine, 3800 Spruce St., Philadelphia, PA 19104-6047.
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Almanac, Vol. 51, No. 5, September 28, 2004
September 28, 2004
Volume 51 Number 5