Services to take place Jan. 25 for volunteer faculty member

January 23, 2015 | Events, Medicine and Life Sciences, UTMC
By Staff

Funeral services for Dr. Barbara L. Straus will be held Sunday, Jan. 25, at 1 p.m. at Congregation B’nai Israel, 6525 W. Sylvania Ave. in Sylvania.



Straus, clinical assistant professor of pediatrics from 1995 to 2009 and wife of Dr. Blair Grubb, Distinguished University Professor of Medicine and Pediatrics, died Jan. 22. She was 64.

In 1976, she went to the Dominican Republic to attend the Universidad Central de Este College of Medicine. There, she met Grubb. The two married in 1978.

They moved to Toledo in 1988 when Grubb joined the MCO faculty. Straus was a pediatrician who worked at several practices, including Airport Highway Pediatrics.

She is survived by Grubb and their two children, Helen and Alex.

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