Dr. Howard E. Gillette, a former director of the Community Foundation, passed away on July 9, 2008.
Dr. Howard Gillette (1915-2008) was born in Lincoln, Nebraska. He was a graduate of East Aurora High School, North Central College and the University of Illinois College of Dentistry.
After completing his residency in Oral Surgery at Cook County Hospital in Chicago, he spent three years in the United States Air Force.
In 1947, he started his Oral Surgery practice in Aurora. He retired in 1982.