Kay, Sydney K. Sydney Kay earned his PhD in biology from Texas Women's University and was a retired educator. Dr. Kay had a love of words, was an avid reader and writer, especially of letters to the editor. He was a strong advocate for open government, universal health care, inclusion of all people and ethics. He was not shy to speak out at public hearings or corporate shareholder meetings. In his retirement, he became a strong advocate for older adult issues and served on the AGE Executive Committee at The Senior Source and the Senior Affairs Commission of the City of Dallas. He had a love of music, enjoyed dancing and was a season ticket holder at the Dallas Opera. He is survived by a sister, Anita Calabro of Dumont, NJ; and nieces, Norma Diamond of Madison, CT; Dr. Norma Galvin, DDS of Newtown, PA; Professor Laurie Hohwald, Ph.D. of Cherry Hill, NJ; a nephew, Richard Bowden, of Tamarac, FL., and numerous grand nieces and nephews in Connecticut, Florida and New Jersey. The memorial service will be at Windsor Senior Living, Friday, August 23, 1:30 pm.
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Published in Dallas Morning News on Aug. 21, 2013