NEWBY, Ph.D, HAYES A. Hayes was born in Marion, Ohio, on April 2, 1914, to Alva Wilbur and Mary Hayes Newby and died on May 20 in Lees- burg, FL, of complications of a fall suffered on his 91st birthday. He leaves a wife of 69 years, Jean Herbert Newby; sons, Jeffrey and Scott, both of California; a daughter, Nancy of Oviedo; three granddaughters, Janice of Cantilly, VA; Shannon of Miami, and Kathryn of Merced, CA; and one grandson, Sean, of Merced. There are three great- grandchildren, Austin, Alexander and Anastasia. Hayes received a B.A. degree from Ohio Wesleyan Univ. in 1935 where his social and honorary organizations were, Phi Delta Theta, Phi Beta Kappa, Omicron Delta Kappa and Theta Alpha Phi; a M.A. degree in 1939, and a Ph.D. in 1947, from the Univ. of Iowa. In WWW II, Hayes was in the US Navy as a Lieut. and served in all three theaters of the war. He joined the Div. of Speech Pathology and Audiology at Stanford University in 1947 and was Director of the Division, 1963-1967. He moved to Queens College of the City Univ. of N.Y. and in 1969 chaired the Dept. of Hearing and Speech Sciences at the Univ. of Maryland, College Park, and retired in 1979. In 1958, his textbook, Audiology, was published and had six editions. Hayes was president of the Am. Speech and Hearing Assoc. and in 1964, a consultant to the Veterans Admin., Federal Vocational Rehab. Admin. and the Calif. State Dept. of Health. For six years he moderated "Doctor's News Conference", a TV program in Oakland, CA. After retirement he and Jean moved from Annapolis, MD, to Punta Gorda, FL., and sixteen years later to Leesburg.
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Published by Orlando Sentinel on May 29, 2005.