Glenda W. Bowne
A long-time supporter of education in biomedical research, Glenda W. Bowne, passed away on Feb 2, 2018.
Glenda’s extensive career in Biomedical Science began on the Emory University Campus in Atlanta as a research assistant and through her education and experience, she advanced to the position of Director of the Oscar F. Peterson Biomedical Resource Center at the Medical College of WI in Milwaukee. Columbia University, University of Texas Medical Branch Galveston and the State University of New York (SUNY) Brooklyn also benefitted from Glenda’s talent as an administrator.
Few people could conjure an image just by saying their name, and she was certainly one of them. As a teacher, she changed the lives of many technicians in the Biomedical Research Community.
Hosting many a dinner in her home, entertaining was a favorite for Glenda. You never knew what you were going to eat but those who those who had the privilege, knew it was going to be delicious. In her retirement, photography was a passion for Glenda as she spent many days photographing orchids at the Atlanta Botanical Gardens.
Glenda is survived by her children: Deborah (Jerome) Donohoe, Morgana Bowne both of Milwaukee WI, and Scott Lacey of Dahlonega, GA, Pat (Tom) Braswell of Dahlonega, GA; grandchildren: Christina (Wes) Hildebrandt, Kelly Donohoe (Miguel Valle,) James Donohoe, Emily Martin of Milwaukee WI and Ellie Lacey of Dahlonega, GA; great grandchildren: Elizabeth, Jonathan, Catie, Jack, Adriannah, Alyah, Corrina, and those who remember her outspoken nature.
Memorial service is planned for March 24,2018 at Mulhearn’s Funeral Home, Monroe, Louisiana.
Remembrances may be made to the American Heart Association, American Diabetes Association or the AALAS Foundation.
Dahlonega Funeral Home in charge of arrangements.