Bob Barry, a long-time supporter of the School passed away on March 10, 2022 in Appleton, Wisconsin.
Bob served in the U.S. Army Medical Corps in the South Pacific during World War II. After a short stint as a movie theater manager, he began his life in Social Services. He started with the Green Bay Diocese Apostolate, served briefly with the Outagamie, Manitowoc, Winnebago County Social Service agencies, and finally with the State Dept. of Health and Human Services for eight years in Wisconsin Rapids and twelve years in Green Bay heading various public assistance and child welfare units. During this latter period, he served on and headed the boards of the Brown County Family Services Agency and the state conference of the National Assn. of Social Workers.
Following retirement, Bob, and his wife Meg, volunteered for many years at St. Vincent DePaul Society.