Barbara-Jeanne “BJ” Seabury

Inducted: 1994
Born: 1927
Died: 2002

Barbara-Jeanne Seabury, 1927-2002, a native of Cranston and resident of Wakefield, was the Director of Rhode Island Hospital’s Child Life Department from 1976 to her retirement in 1993. She was a nationally recognized pioneer in the revolutionizing of child care in the hospital environment, and a very active member of the steering committee for Hasbro Children’s Hospital, as well as a a prolific author, teacher and administrator. She continued to serve a myriad of activities concerning the welfare of children with health problems.

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