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The Founder Society

This society honors donors who have supported Bascom Palmer’s mission with gifts totaling $50,000 – $99,999 that enable the Institute’s physicians and researchers to combat blinding eye disease.

  • Mr.* & Mrs. Leonard L. Abess*
  • Mr. Francis A. Anania
  • Stanley H.* & Jill Arkin*
  • Ruth Ann Asleson*
  • Theodore Baumritter*
  • Estate of Louis Berens
  • Jack & Elsie Bernstein Foundation
  • Crawford* & Mary Bernstein*
  • Thomas H.* & Martha Blash*
  • Esther Blattner*
  • In memory of Edith June Blyler*
  • Arnold Bortman*
  • Norma & Larry Brodell
  • Mr.* & Mrs. James Broderick
  • Florence F. Brooks*
  • Catharine Breyer Van Bomel*
  • Dr. Fred F. Brenner*
  • Kristy & John D. Buck Family Foundation
  • Dr. Stanley & Jean Chang
  • Dr. John G. & Diana Clarkson
  • Miles C. & Parker J. Collier
  • Mr. David A. Collins
  • Louella Cook Foundation
  • CooperVision Surgical, Inc.
  • Mr. John D. Copanos/The Kirk A. Copanos Foundation
  • Barry S. Crown
  • Dahlawi Family
  • The Arthur Vining
  • Davis Foundation
  • Mr. Joseph Dieppa
  • Ms. Florence B. Dowdy*
  • Mrs. Otto E. Dreikorn
  • The Eye Bank for Sight Restoration, Inc.
  • Mr. & Mrs. Bruce L. Everette
  • Richard M. Fairbanks Foundation, Inc.
  • Charles S. & L. Jean Faller
  • Feig Family Foundation
  • Mrs. Norma Matz Fenton*
  • Michael A. Fentress*
  • Maurice* & Gertrude Finkle*
  • Carl T. Fischer, Sr.*
  • The Honorable Rex Ford
  • Dewey* & Janet Gargiulo
  • Mr. & Mrs. Robert Y. Garrett III
  • The Marilyn Gaylord Charitable Trust
  • Mr. & Mrs. Scott Gilbert
  • Dr. & Mrs. Donald Golden
  • Richard C. & Francelia A. Gozon
  • Samuel Grossman
  • Mr. & Mrs. Alfredo D. Gutierrez
  • Mr. & Mrs. Lee F. Hager
  • Herman Haimovici, M.D.*
  • James M. Haley
  • Ms. Marjorie L. Haley*
  • Anne M. Heeb*
  • Elizabeth T. Heim* & Margaret L. Rigby Memorial Fund*
  • Mary B. Hirsch*
  • Dr. Norman* & Ann Jaffe
  • Lucille K. Johnson*
  • Dr. Eugene E. & Marlene Joyce
  • Hannah & Marvin Kamin
  • Mr.* & Mrs. David Kantor
  • Dr. Danielle Katz Squires
  • Michael Katz
  • Mr.* & Mrs. W. George Kennedy
  • George & Joan Kessel
  • Leonard & Norma Klorfine Foundation
  • John S. & James L. Knight Foundation
  • Izola Kruger*
  • Mrs. Louis J. Kuriansky*
  • Robert E. & Ann D. Kusch
  • The Eleanor Naylor Dana Charitable Trust
  • Helene S. Lantz*
  • Anthony Lapka*
  • Mr. & Mrs. Howard Lester
  • Michael R. Levine
  • Mr. & Mrs. Richard D. Lewis
  • Rose Lichtenstein*
  • Mr. & Mrs. Gerald C. McDonough
  • Jeannine P. Merrien
  • Mr. & Mrs. Dennis Meyer
  • The David Minkin Foundation
  • Luis R. & Ana Mola
  • Mr. & Mrs. Maren Moore
  • Mr. & Mrs. Linton Murdock
  • Anne P. Myers*
  • Novartis
  • Belle Ochiltree*
  • Mr. & Mrs. Jose Ortega
  • Mrs. Mary Perper
  • Phillips Foundation
  • The Plum Foundation
  • Gladys Post*
  • Gertrude Reis*
  • Jacob L. Reiss Foundation
  • Retina Research Foundation
  • Guy B. Rhoton
  • Louis Richards*
  • Harold & Carolyn Robison Foundation
  • The Edward D. & Janet K. Robson Foundation
  • Mr. & Mrs. Mark Rodack
  • Mildred Rohrlick*
  • Helena Rubinstein Foundation
  • The Salah Foundation
  • Sanbio, Inc.
  • John & Heloine Savoir
  • Dr. Norman I. Schatz
  • Anjette* & Fred Scheiman
  • Ruth Schumann*
  • Schwab Charitable Fund
  • The Berthold T.D. & Thyra Schwarz Foundation
  • Mrs. Josiah Shamroth
  • Edward W. Smith Jr. Foundation
  • Thomsen Foundation Inc.
  • Roy & Niuta Titus Foundation
  • Topcon Medical Systems Inc.
  • Turner/Cook Family
  • Catherine Breyer Van Bomel*
  • Ms. Laura Weinsoff*
  • Gladys DuBois Yaffey*
  • Mr.* & Mrs. Sy Ziv*

In loving memory*
Names listed up to May 31, 2016.