The Neff Family
School of Pharmacy
Alumni Legacy Family Award
Known for their compassion in the Kansas City area, the Neff family maintains the trust and respect of their pharmacy customers and their colleagues, as they have for eight decades. Since 1918, when Lloyd L. Neff, Sr. finished his studies at the Kansas City College of Pharmacy (now UMKC’s School of Pharmacy) seven family members representing three generations followed in his academic and professional footsteps. All are known for dispensing friendliness and caring along with prescriptions.
From the time 15-year-old Lloyd began clerking at a
drug store in
Lloyd’s original plan for the three of them to open a chain of drug stores ended with Luke’s untimely death. However, Lloyd established three pharmacies and the Neff drug stores soon became community institutions.
Neff family members from the
At various times, the Neffs have devoted time and talents to the Boy Scouts, the UKC Trustees and UMKC alumni groups. In everything they have done, they have reflected honor and esteem to UMKC.
For more information about the April 17 awards dinner, call 816-235-1563 or register online at http://advancing.umkc.edu/events.