Past RI Director and Rotary Foundation Trustee Theodoro dies
Past RI Director Archimedes Theodoro, of Belo Horizonte, Minas Gerais, Brazil, died 5 December.
Theodoro joined the Rotary Club of Belo Horizonte in 1948. He served as RI director for 1980-82 and as Rotary Foundation trustee for 1996-99. His service to RI began in 1961-62, when he was governor of District 4760. Theodoro held other RI positions, including information institute and extension counselor, as well as committee and consultative group member and chair.
A retired pediatrician, Theodoro was a past director of Brazil’s regional Children's Department and served as both the adjunct state secretary of health and the general superintendent of the Hospitalar Foundation of Minas Gerais. He held numerous posts in professional associations, including the Mineira Academy of Medicine, the Brazilian Society of Pediatrics, and the American Academy of Pediatrics. He also served as vice president of the Federation of Philanthropic Hospitals of Minas Gerais. Theodoro was honored by both the state and national governments and by public and private institutions for contributions in his field.
Funeral services were held on 6 December at Cemitério Parque da Colina in Belo Horizonte. Condolences may be sent to his spouse, Yolanda Theodoro, at Rua Gonçalves Dias, 3144, Apto. 302, 30140-093 Belo Horizonte, Minas Gerais, Brazil.