Fred and Ann Dean Endowment
Fred Dean is one of the most reliable volunteers you will ever meet, and his wife Ann is often volunteering right beside him, for which we have been most appreciative. He and Ann have been strong supporters of the Teacher Grant program, helping to support this important piece of the Foundation’s work. Fred was always one of the first to volunteer for the Community Fair and the Great Friends Luncheon. He’s sorted t-shirts, books for children, and set up numerous events. He was awarded the Key to Our Success Award in 2018 for his contributions to the Foundation. As a retired radiologist, Fred spent his working career at Memorial and Elkhart Hospitals, after earning his degrees from Northwestern University and Baylor University. Ann is a South Bend Alumna and taught at Adams High School early in her career. She is also heavily involved with the Snite Art Museum on Notre Dame's campus. The Dean's have three children, Rick, Julie and Emily and they greatly enjoy their six grandchildren.