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Sybil Ishman

Alzheimer's Advocate

Sybil has been a resident of Geneseo, NY for 33 years. She received her PhD in Applied Linguistics from UNC-Chapel Hill in 1983. She retired from NTID /RIT in 2012 as an Associate Professor of writing and literature after teaching there for 25 years.  Sybil is currently an active member of the American Alzheimer’s Association.

She is seen here in the photo with her sister, Gayle, who has Alzheimer’s disease.  Sybil is one of her sister’s caregivers.