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Esther Frances Landry, American health services executive. Certified Registered Nurse. Recipient governors Pride in Performance award Commonwealth of Massachusetts, 1987, S. Louise Gazzara award for excellence in college health nursing, 1994.


Landry, Esther Frances was born on August 13, 1935 in Swampscott, Massachusetts, United States. Daughter of George Murdock Landry and Esther Louise (Gott) Hopkins.


Bachelor of Science, Fitchburg State University, 1957;student, University Massachusetts, 1990-1991.


Private practice, Cape Cod, Massachusetts, 1959-1963;operating room nurse, Cape Cod Hospital, Hyannis, Massachusetts, 1963-1964;director health services, Cape Cod Community College, W. Barnstable, Massachusetts, since 1967;acting chair division life fitness/wellness education, Cape Cod Community College, W. Barnstable, Massachusetts, since 1988. Active Health Promotion Resource Center, Barnstable, since 1986. Consultant health service development Massachusetts Board Regional Community Colls., 1969-1976.

President board of directors Cape Cod Council Alcoholism and Drug Dependence, Hyannis, Massachusetts,1989-1994.


Secretary Cape & Islands Area Board Mental Health, 1978. Active Substance Abuse Prevention Committee, Community College Baseball League, Cape Cod, 1988. Chair committee service March of Dimes, Southeast Massachusetts, 1988.

Smoking cessation instructor American Lung Association, 1987-1994. Safety services committee secretary American Red Cross, 1985. Member American College Health Association (chair nurse directed health services 1986-1988), New England College Health Association, Massachusetts Women in Higher Education.


  • Other Interests

    Avocations: canoeing, reading, family, pets, embroidery.


Married James Joseph Fernald (divorced 1981). Children: Scott Edward, Esther Louise. Married David Elmer Howes (divorced 1963).

1 child, David Ralph.