Gaetan A. Campisi, Dental School

Gaetan A. Campisi, a retired professor at the University of Pennsylvania School of Dental Medicine, died at home in Broomall, Pennsylvania on November 30. He was 91 years old.

Dr. Campisi was born in Philadelphia and attended South Philadelphia High School, then graduated from Temple University in 1948 with his dental degree.

He was a dental surgeon with a private practice in Aston, Pennsylvania, where he specialized in pediatric dentistry from the mid-1950s until his retirement in 1998. He was also a professor at Penn Dental for 31 years. He taught in the dental clinic, which provided dental care for those in need, particularly children. Upon his retirement from dentistry, he worked part-time in the Falvey Memorial Library at Villanova University.

Dr. Campisi is survived by his children, Desiree (Robert), Anthony (Raymond) and Andrea (Alex).
In lieu of flowers, contributions in his memory may be made to Penn Dental Medicine, Department of Pediatric Dentistry, Room F-31, 240 S. 40th Street, Philadelphia, PA 19104. Contributions will help families in need with dental care.