Ardith B. Embs
July 28, 2004
Ardith B. Embs, assistant professor emerita of librarianship at Western Michigan University, died July 6 in Kalamazoo. She was 82.
Embs retired in 1982 after serving for 16 years on the WMU faculty. She joined the faculty in 1966, shortly after earning her master's degree in library science from the University. Prior to that, she worked as a research assistant at the Upjohn Co. and as an assistant city bacteriologist in Kalamazoo.
A lifelong Kalamazoo resident, Embs also was a 1948 alumna of Kalamazoo College.
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