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Thaddeus Stanley Depukat

Thaddeus Stanley Depukat, American Optometrist ( hlth: hlth. service)optometrist. Recipient Tribute of Appreciation Illinois College Optometry Alumni Association, 1982.


Depukat, Thaddeus Stanley was born on February 3, 1936 in Chicago, Illinois, United States. Son of Stanley Frank and Genevieve Josephine (Skorupinski) Depukat.


Student, Loyola University, 1954—1956. Bachelor of Science, Illinois College Optometry, 1960. OD, Illinois College Optometry, 1960.

OD (honorary), Illinois College Optometry, 1993.


Clinical instructor Illinois College Optometry, 1960—1961, associate professor, 1961—1966. Optometrist Downers Grove, since 1966. Trustee Illinois College Optometry, 1982—1994.


Active member United Fund Board, 1966—1969, Suburban Cook County-Dupage County Health Systems Agency, 1976—1977. Delegate White House Conference Children, Washington, 1970. Fellow: American Association for the Advancement of Science, American Academy Optometry, College Optometrists Vision Development.

Member: Optometric Extension Program, West Suburban Optometric Association (president 1974), American Optometric Association, Illinois College Optometry Alumni Association, Illinois Optometric Association (vice president public health 1974-1976, president 1978-1980, Distinguished Service award 1982).


  • Other Interests

    Camping, computers, reading.


Married Melanie Ann Gadomski, September 7, 1963 (deceased January 1987). Children: Brian Ted, Todd Steven.