In Memoriam: Dr. Don Lauriente

UBC Dentistry is saddened to learn of the passing of alumni Dr. Donald Lauriente DMD 1978. Dr. Lauriente was a beloved classmate and friend who will be missed by the class of 1978.

“I always thought of Don as our “Class Father”, and found him to be an inspiration to us all” – Dr. Ron Fulton

“Don was a wonderful man and always an inspiration” – Dr. Amanda Maplethorp

Dr. Lauriente was initially a partner at Comer Street Dental Clinic in Williams Lake, BC. However, he transitioned to work with the BC College of Dental Surgeons (now known as BC College of Oral Health Professionals) in Vancouver as the Director of Member Services. He held that position for 13 years until his retirement.

His full obituary can be found here, and more words from Dr. Lauriente’s classmates and colleagues are here.