Corinne T. Bize University professor


A memorial service for Corinne T. Bize, retired chairwoman of the department of health and physical education at what is now Towson State University, will take place at 1:30 p.m. today at St. Mary's Episcopal Church in Bonita Springs, Fla.

Dr. Bize, who was 75, died of cancer Thursday at her home in Naples, Fla. She retired in 1976 after heading the department for 10 years and teaching at Towson for 15 years.

Earlier, she had been playground director and a member of the recreation board in Tampa, Fla., and taught at schools in Philadelphia and at Columbia University.

A native of Tampa, she was a graduate of Russell Sage College in Troy, N.Y. She held a master's degree from New York University and a doctorate from Columbia.

She also did graduate work at the Florida State College for Women and the Johns Hopkins University.

She directed the Teela Wooket Archery Camp for many summers.

Her work at Towson brought her the 1974 Eastern District Honor Award and the R. Tait McKenzie Award of the Maryland Association for Health, Physical Education and Recreation. Since retiring, she had volunteered in Fort Myers, Fla., and later in Naples.

Her survivors include a sister, Ruth Adams Scheffler of Fort Myers; a housemate, I. Kathryn Heinz; and several nieces and nephews.

The family suggested contributions be made to the Hospice of Naples, the Bentley Village Care Center, also in Naples, or the American Cancer Society.


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