Patricia H. Garman, MS '79 and Richard E. Garman

Patricia H. Garman, MS ’79, School of Nursing and Richard E. Garman were long time generous supporters of UB, in particular the School of Nursing and the School of Engineering and Applied Sciences.

Mrs. Garman spent her professional life in the mental health field. Before retiring she served as president of Counseling Specialists, her private counseling practice. She was also a former Assistant Professor in Psychiatric Nursing at D’Youville College. She was frequently honored for her leadership in cultural and community organizations, including those working on behalf of people with mental illness.

Dick Garman, former president and CEO of Buffalo Crushed Stone and ABC Paving Company was one of Western New York’s most influential business leaders, Garman serves or has served on the boards of several professional and nonprofit organizations. Mr. and Mrs. Garman were philanthropists, and in addition to supporting UB, they also generously supported many other community organizations in Western New York.