Trudy Sue Putteet passed away Friday, August 17, 2018. Family and friends will gather to celebrate her life of 69 years on Saturday, August 25, 2018, at 2:00 pm at Lake Ridge Chapel and Memorial Designers.
Trudy was born on February 6, 1949 to the late David and Sue (Magee) Putteet in Lubbock. She graduated from Monterey High School. After earning an undergraduate degree at Texas Tech University in 1975, Trudy began her career there in 1978 as Assistant to the Dean of Students. In 1980 she completed the Master of Arts degree and became a Licensed Professional Counselor in 1983, Associate Dean in 1993, and a Credentialed Mediator in 1996. Trudy retired as the Director of Parent Relations and Executive Director of the Texas Tech Association of Parents after 26 years at the University.
Trudy’s many significant accomplishments include developing a program to serve disabled students at Tech. Throughout her career she provided advice, support and guidance that enabled students to stay in school and graduate. She served on numerous boards and committees for the University, City of Lubbock and non-profit organizations.
Survivors include her sister, Janis Putteet Stuart and husband, Adrian of Lubbock; two nieces, Kimberly Lewis and husband, Matthew of Austin, Susan Haynes and husband, Matthew of Seoul, South Korea; nephew, John Brandon Sell and wife, Natalie of Lubbock; three great-nieces, Coral Haynes, Brooke Haynes, and Atlas Lewis; two great-nephews, Ogden Lewis and Byron Sell; and six cousins, Linda Gaither, Carolyn McBryde, Darcy Goff, Mike Magee, Larry Olson, and Karen Ryan.
The family would like to thank Tressa and the staff at Adams Assisted Living for their loving care.