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Daniel Thoburn Snyder
Regent's Proceedings 210

The Regents of the University of Michigan acknowledge with profound sadness the death on January 27, 1994, of Daniel Thoburn Snyder, professor of dentistry.

Dr. Snyder was born in Indiana, Pennsylvania, on April 5, 1931. He received his D.D.S. degree in 1962 and his M.S. degree in restorative dentistry in 1967, both from the University of Michigan. He joined the faculty at the University of Michigan School of Dentistry as a clinical instructor in 1962 and proceeded through the ranks to reach full professor in 1974. Dr. Snyder also served as interim assistant dean for clinical affairs from 1988-91.

A devoted member of the dental profession, Dr. Snyder served as practitioner, clinician, lecturer, author, editor, and administrator. He was a mentor and friend to many, having served for several years as a sponsor of the Christian Medical/Dental Society. He also had been an active member of the Hemophilia Foundation of Michigan since 1966. Dr. Snyder's memberships in professional societies included the executive board of the American Board of Operative Dentistry, Omicron Kappa Upsilon, and the Society of Sigma Xi.

Daniel Snyder left an enduring mark on his students and colleagues, both through his professional accomplishments and his personal qualities of modesty, dedication, and quiet dignity. We mourn the loss of this distinguished scholar and teacher and our condolences go to his wife Shirley, his three children, Stephen, Mark, and Bethel, and five grandchildren, Skylar, Kelsey, Stephanie, Amanda, and Jennifer.