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Dorothy Bennett Lear

Dorothy Bennett Lear, American biomedical services professional.


Lear, Dorothy Bennett was born on January 15, 1935 in Minneapolis. Daughter of Howard Waite and Beatrice Helen (Carmichael) Bennett.


Bachelor of Science, Syracuse University, 1956;postgraduate, Vermont Technology College, 1991-1993.


Copy editor, Vermont Sunday News and St. Albans (Vermont) Messenger, 1971-1976;freelance writer, editor, St. Albans, 1976-1988;owner, manager, Comptext Company, St. Albans, since 1980;senior processor, International Business Machines Corporation, Burlington, Vermont, 1988-1993;member of staff, American Red Cross biomedical Superior vena cava syndrome, Burlington, Vermont, since 1994. President League Vermont Writers, 1988-1991.


Instructor American Heart Association, Burlington, 1975-1989. Board directors American Red Cross, Burlington, 1974-1975, instructor since 1975. Board directors Hardack Ski Area, St. Albans, 1975-1986, Vermont Ambulance District 3, Burlington, 1977-1987.

Educator Vermont Emergency Medical Superior vena cava syndrome, 1976-1986. First lieutenant Milton (Vermont) Rescue Squad, 1976-1988. Section chief National Ski Patrol, Northern Vermont, 1981-1982.

Member American Association of University Women (board directors since 1985), St. Andrew's Society Vermont (board directors since 1985).


  • Other Interests

    Avocations: scuba diving, skiing, sailing, travel, photography.


Married James Richard Lear, February 18, 1965. Children: Catherine Dorothy, Stuart James, Alan Duncan, Lynne Anne, Elizabeth Anne.