Richard Buck Aubrey
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Aubrey, RICHARD BUCK, was born July 15, 1930 in San Marcos, Texas to Willard Benton and Thelma Irene Aubrey and passed away August 19, 2004 in Dallas, Texas. Member of the U.S. Army prior to attending Southwest Texas State University, the University of Texas and Baylor College of Dentistry. After school and a tour with the U.S. Air Force, he returned to Dallas where he practiced general dentistry for four years prior to being accepted into the first orthodontic class at Baylor in 1961. Upon graduation in 1963 Rick established his private orthodontic practice in Dallas and continued on part time in the orthodontic department for the next 38 years where he is currently clinical associate professor. After 41 years in the private practice of orthodontics, Rick retired. He received the Martin Dewey Award from the Southwest Society of Orthodontics; was President of the Baylor Orthodontic Alumni Association, President of the Charles H. Tweed Study Group of Texas, President of the Texas Association of Orthodontists, President of the American Board of Orthodontics, six years on the AAO Council on Dental Education, five years as consultant ADA Commission on Accreditation, Secretary - Treasurer for the Dallas County Dental Society with three years as Director, and Test Consultant for the Dental Assistants National Board. Rick was the first recipient of the Outstanding Alumni Award from the Baylor Orthodontic Alumni Association, Gaylord Award from Baylor College of Dentistry, Matthews Award from Baylor College of Dentistry, OKU Faculty appointment, three time recipient of the A.P. Westfall Award for orthodontic excellence from the Charles H. Tweed Orthodontic Study Group of Texas, and a special recognition from the Mayor of the City of Dallas. Survived by his wife, Betsy Stirratt Aubrey; sons, Buck Aubrey and his wife, Carla and their children, Rick and Jett Aubrey; and Steve and Tom Aubrey. Funeral services 9:30 A.M. Saturday at Highland Park United Methodist Church, Main Sanctuary. Rev. Bill Stephenson officiating. Interment to follow in Hillcrest Memorial Park. In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to the American Cancer Society, P.O. Box 560089, Dallas, Texas 75356. Dignity Memorial Sparkman Hillcrest 7405 W. Northwest Hwy. Dallas (214) 363-5401

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Published in Dallas Morning News from Aug. 20 to Aug. 21, 2004.
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August 21, 2004
Dr. Aubrey was my orthodontist back
in the 70's. He was a very kind man.
I especially remember enjoying the posters he hung on the ceiling.
My prayers and deepest sympathy are with the family.
Jana Drury
August 21, 2004
Rick was one of the first orthodontists I ever met. What a role model! When I was in my first year of dental school, I was home one weekend and one of his patients asked me to adjust their bent retainer. Acting as if I knew how, I did my best. Rick looked me up at school a few weeks later, His patient told him what I did. I thought I was in trouble, but instead he told me I did a good job. My sympathy goes out to all his family.
Dr. Richard Boyd
August 21, 2004
Rick Aubrey was my orthodontist and one of the kindest people I ever met. With sympathy...
Carroll Hemingway
August 20, 2004
Dear family of Dr. Aubrey,

He was our 3 children's orthodontist in the 70's and 80's, and our whole family liked him so much. He had such a great personality. Our children are all in their 40's now and still have very straight teeth. Our best to each of you, and we share in your loss. God bless you. Pat Hickman
Mrs. Charles Hickman
August 20, 2004
We are up here for the summer. Each of you is in our thoughts and our prayers. Wish we could be there. Our love to each of you, The Gratzes
Mary & Melvin Gratz
August 20, 2004
Happy to have had Dr. Aubrey as my Orthodontist back in the 70's. May God bless the Dr. and his family.

Scott Hickman
Scott Hickman
August 20, 2004
Rick will be missed, he was on of the real good guys.
Kenny & Debbie Burdwood
August 20, 2004
Richard & Toni Donaldson
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