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Judy Meyer Memorial Service
updated: Aug 30, 2012, 2:31 PM
By Edhat Subscriber
Santa Barbara City College's Department of Biological Sciences will host a memorial service on Friday,
September 14 for Professor Judith "Judy" Meyer who passed away on July 26 in Santa Barbara. The
service will take place at 1:00 p.m. at SBCC's Winslow Maxwell Overlook. All colleagues, present and
past students, and friends are invited to attend.
Dr. Meyer was a long-standing member of the SBCC Biological Sciences Department with almost 40
years of service. She served on the SBCC Academic Senate and Planning and Resources Committee and
was recognized as a 2010-2011 Faculty Excellence Award recipient. She also was active with the
American Cancer Society and received the Volunteer Lifetime Achievement Award from the ACS
California Division in 2010.
During her 40 years of teaching, Dr. Meyer touches the lives of thousands of students, said
Blake Barron, SBCC Department of Biological Sciences Chair. "She cared for her students deeply and
loved her microbiology course fiercely. She made sure that when a student completed her course that
they were trained with all the tools that they would need to be successful in their health science
Speakers at the September 14 memorial service include: Blake Barron, SBCC Department Chair,
Biological Sciences; Wesley Meyer, Dr. Meyer's son; Mike Masson, SBCC Professor Emeritus, Biological
Sciences; Brett Dicks, SBCC Laboratory Technician, Biological Sciences; Jennifer Maupin, SBCC Assistant
Professor, Biological Sciences; Marilynn Spaventa, SBCC Dean of Educational Programs and Sciences
Division and Karolyn Hanna, SBCC Professor Emeritus, Nursing.
SBCC's Winslow Maxwell Overlook is located on the college's East Campus.
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