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Dec. 30, 1946 – Feb. 25, 2013

Delores E. Dahn Anderson, who taught elementary grades in the Buffalo school system, died Monday after a battle with cancer. She was 66.

Born in Akron, Ohio, the former Dolores Hill earned her bachelor’s degree in education from Medaille College and her master’s degree from Canisius College. A teacher at Campus West School, she retired in 2011.

A leader for 10 years in the Science Teachers Association of New York State, she won the association’s Western Region Award for Excellence in Elementary Education in 2009. She worked with hundreds of students in the Buffalo State College science education program and traveled across the nation introducing science teachers to innovative techniques.

Her husband, Donald W., died in 2011.

She is survived by three sons, Todd Dahn, Lance Dahn and Luke Dahn; two daughters, Kirsten Anderson and Elizabeth Anderson; her mother, Lela Elaine Hill; two brothers, Robert Hill and Ray Hill; and three sisters, Patricia Simmons, Tonya and Betty.

A memorial service will be held at 2 p.m. March 10 in the Unitarian Universalist Church of Buffalo, 695 W. Ferry St.