In Memory – Dr. Wanda Wyand (PU DVM ’84)

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Purdue Veterinary Medicine alumna, Dr. Wanda Wyand, of North Kingstown, Rhode Island

A Purdue Veterinary Medicine alumna, Dr. Wanda Wyand, of North Kingstown, Rhode Island, passed away October 26, 2022, at her North Kingstown residence.  She was 63. 

Born in Burlington, Vermont, Dr. Wyand was raised in Mansfield Center, Connecticut.  She earned her undergraduate degree in biology at the University of Connecticut in 1980 before enrolling in the Purdue University College of Veterinary Medicine.  She earned her Purdue DVM degree in 1984.

Dr. Wyand is remembered as a passionate and skilled veterinarian as well as a talented violinist and a loving mother.  She also was known for how she enjoyed sunny days at the beach, bird watching, and was a friend to all.

A private burial was planned at Quidnessett Memorial Cemetery.  In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to the Rhode Island SPCA.  Click here to view a complete obituary.


Writer(s): Kevin Doerr | pvmnews@purdue.edu

Category: Alumni, Our People

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