PARADISE, Lois J. 86, of Tampa, FL died peacefully at home April 05, 2015. Dr. Paradise was a well-respected Micro Biology Professor at the University of South Florida for many years. After retiring, she continued to mentor students and participate with the Medical School. Throughout the years Dr. Paradise supported many non-profit organizations. A gathering in her honor will be held on Thursday, April 23, at 8:30 in the morning on Bayshore Blvd., across from her home. In lieu of flowers donations can be made to a charity of your choice.