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Dorothy Jean Girard

1928 - 2013 Obituary Condolences
Dorothy Jean Girard Obituary
Dorothy Jean Girard, 85, went from our sight Thursday, Aug. 1, 2013. Service: A private family memorial service will be held at a later date. She has donated her body to the Willed Body Program at the University of Texas Southwestern Medical School. Dorothy was born May 15, 1928, in Fort Worth to A.W. and Anna Belle Dunlap. She graduated from Tech High School in 1945. She began her career at the Sperry and Hutchinson Co. in 1955, retiring as office manager after 33 years. She held many positions, traveling the country setting up new programs and the installation of the company's first computer system. She was most proud of the Mail-A-Gift program that she supervised during the Vietnam War. While serving on the board of Transportation Club of Fort Worth, she was named Transportation Woman of the Year. She became president of The Woman's Traffic Club after holding most other offices. She was a member of Professional Secretaries International, National Secretaries Association and was a certified professional secretary. Survivors: Brother; three children; six grandchildren; and four great-grandchildren. The family wishes to express their deepest gratitude to all those caring for her in her last months. Special thanks to the staff of Harris downtown and to Odyssey Hospice.
Published in Star-Telegram on Aug. 4, 2013
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