In Memoriam - 2014

2014

The following deaths of MMS members were reported to the Society during 2014.

William K. Abend, M.D., 67; Wellesley Hills, MA; University of Chicago, 1976; died September 21, 2013.

Ines Acuna, M.D., 83; Wellesley Hills, MA; University of Chile, 1954; died September 27, 2013.

Richard V. Aghababian, M.D., 66; Southboro, MA; University of Massachusetts Medical School, 1974: died October 1, 2014.  Read more about Dr. Aghababian’s life.

F. Knight Alexander, M.D., 78; Marblehead, MA; Hahnemann Medical College and Hospital, 1964; died February 14, 2013.

Americo B. Almeida, M.D., 87; Fall River, MA; University of Vermont College of Medicine, 1959; died August 29, 2013.

Dennis B. Baily, D.O., 66; Scituate, MA; New England College of Osteopathic Medicine, 1982; died June 21, 2014.

G. Robert Baler, M.D., 88; Boston, MA; Boston University School of Medicine, 1950; died April 18, 2014. 

Bryant Barnard, M.D., 76; Wenham, MA; Cornell University Medical College, 1962; died August 17, 2013.

Dibyendu B. Basu, M.D., 86; Andover, MA; University of Calcutta, 1953; died February 4, 2014.

Richard S. Blacher, M.D., 90; Waban, MA; University of Rochester, 1948; died January 16, 2014.

Putnam P. Breed, M.D., 75; Newburyport, MA; Boston University School of Medicine, 1964; died September 18, 2013.

Nason C. Burden M.D., 97; Taunton, MA; Tufts University School of Medicine, 1942; died November 8, 2014. Read more about Dr. Burden’s life 

Hugh P. Chandler, M.D., 84; Boston, MA; Harvard University Medical School, Boston, 1960; died October 9, 2014.

John P. Chandler, M.D., 92; Worcester, MA; University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine, 1944; died January 27, 2014.

Robert A. DiTullio, M.D., 82; Cohasset, MA; Georgetown University, 1956; died February 19, 2013.

John E. Doherty, M.D., 84; Walpole, MA; Tufts University School of Medicine, 1943; died August 30, 2011.

Paul P. Dunn, M.D., 94; Fall River, MA; Tufts College Medical School, Boston, 1944; died June 8, 2014.

Kenneth C. Edelin, M.D., 74; Sarasota, FL; Meharry Medical College School of Medicine, 1967; died December 30, 2013.

Mariusz Ehrlich, M.D., 92; Natick, MA; University of Bologna, 1952; died February 29, 2014.

Lauren V. Farber, M.D., 47; Wellesley, MA; Tufts University School of Medicine, 1998; died November 18, 2013.

Peter J. Ferrino, M.D., 99; Winthrop, MA; Kansas City University of Physicians and Surgeons, 1938; died February 9, 2014.

Henry E. Fidrocki, M.D., 90; Milton, MA; Tufts University School of Medicine, 1950; died August 15, 2013.

Colin E. Forsyth, M.D., 56; Yarmouth Port, MA; New Jersey Medical School, 1981; died March 15, 2013.

Edgardo A. Garcia-Trias, M.D., 89; Nashua, NH; Duke University School of Medicine, 1960; died March 3, 2014.

John L. Goodman, M.D., 68; Wellesley, MA; Boston University School of Medicine, 1974; died July 13, 2013.

Edwin Gordy, M.D., 88; Newtonville, MA; Jefferson Medical College, 1948; died November 20, 2013.

Richard A. Gross, M.D., 66; Plymouth, MA; Case Western Reserve University School of Medicine, 1974; died May 22, 2014.

Norman P. Hill., M.D., 91; Duxbury, MA; Harvard Medical School, 1945; died December 1, 2012.

Milton J. Hirschberg, M.D., 90; South Harwich, MA; Yale University School of Medicine, 1955; died December 16, 2013.

Maurice Huckins Jr., M.D., 95; Concord, NH; University of Oklahoma School of Medicine, 1943; died May 11, 2014.

H. Royden Jones Jr., M.D., 76; Wellesley, MA; Northwestern University Medical School, 1962; died June 4, 2013.

Collingwood S. Karmody, M.D., 84; Hilton Head Island, SC; National University of Ireland, 1955; died November 15, 2013.

Francis E. Kasuba, M.D., 88; Milton, MA; Tufts University School of Medicine, 1954; died April 30, 2013.

Arthur J. Kavanagh Jr., M.D., 84; Salem, MA; Boston University School of Medicine, 1957; died December 8, 2012.

Nasir A. Khan, M.D., 72; Newton, MA; University of London Faculty of Medicine, 1962; died April 9, 2014.

Paul B. Koehler, M.D., 88; Newbury, NH; Yale University School of Medicine, 1948; died October 9, 2013.

John P. Latchlaw, M.D., 61; Milton, MA; Temple University School of Medicine, 1978; died September 20, 2013.

Rosemarie Maddi, M.D., 63; Pittsburg, PA; George Washington School of Medicine, 1975; died October 21, 2013.

Robert S. Marnoy, M.D., 85; Houston, TX; Boston University School of Medicine, 1954; died February 18, 2013.

Frederick L. Mazer, M.D., 74; Lexington, MA; Harvard Medical School, 1964; died April 1, 2013.

William L. McCarthy, M.D., 85; Hingham, MA; Boston University School of Medicine, 1954; died December 2, 2012.

Charles W. McDowell, M.D., 80; Wenham, MA; National University of Ireland, 1965; died June 4, 2014.

Bruce M. Meth, M.D., 58; Springfield, MA; New York University School of Medicine, 1982; died October 28, 2014.

Robert C. Moellering, Jr., M.D., 77; Boston, MA; Harvard Medical School, 1962; died February 24, 2014.

Franco Navazio, M.D., 88; Davis, CA; University of Rome, 1949; died August 15, 2014.

Milton R. Okun, M.D., 84; North Easton, MA; Jefferson Medical College, 1954; died November 16, 2012.

Donald Paiewonsky, M.D., 78; Medford, MA; St. Louis University School of Medicine,1957; died March 5, 2011.

W. Bradford Patterson, M.D., 92; Shelburne, VT; Harvard Medical School, 1950; died April 10, 2013.

Sven J. K. Paulin, M.D., 87; Needham, MA; Karolinska Institute of Medicine, Sweden, 1958; died January 10, 2014.

Maxwell G. Potter, M.D., 87; Cambridge, MA; University of Alabama, 1946; died April 15, 2013.

Todd A. Pritz, M.D., 63; Saint Louis, MO; Tufts University School of Medicine, 1979; died January 15, 2014.

Arnold S. “Bud” Relman, M.D., 91; Cambridge, MA; Columbia University College of Physicinas and Surgeons, 1946; died June 17, 2014. Read more about Dr. Relman’s life.

Murray K. Rosenthal, M.D., 81; Peabody, MA; University of Vermont College of Medicine, 1959; died December 31, 2013.

Rose M. Scuderi, M.D., 84; Lawrence, MA; Georgetown University School of Medicine, 1957; died April 28, 2013.

Robert A. Sears, M.D., 86; Longmeadow, MA; Tufts University School of Medicine, 1954; died July 6, 2014.

William F. Siebert Jr., D.O., 58; Yarmouth Port, MA; Kansas City University College of Osteopathic Medicine, 1981; died December 12, 2013.

Liselotte E. Sigmar, M.D., 82; Dallas, TX; University of Vienna, Austria, 1957; died February 23, 2013.

Suzy S. Silverstein, M.D., 54; Florence, MA; New York University School of Medicine, 1983; died April 27, 2014.

Michael V. Sobel, M.D., 76; Cambridge, MA; Albert Einstein College of Medicine, 1961; died July 4, 2011.

James D. Sullivan, M.D., 85; West Roxbury, MA; Tufts University School of Medicine, 1956; died September 30, 2014.

Nicholas L. Tilney, M.D., 77; Boston, MA; Cornell University Medical College, 1962; died March 13, 2013.

Vinod K. Tripathi, M.D., 82; Chelmsford, MA; University of Lucknow Medical College, India, 1957; died April 21, 2014.

Malcom C. Veidenheimer, M.D., 84; Burlington, MA; Queen’s University Faculty of Medicine, Kingston, 1954; died July 30, 2013.

Edward P. Wallace, M.D., 94; Meriden, CT; Harvard Medical School, 1944; died July 4, 2014.

Lewis R. Weintraub, M.D., 79; Dedham, MA; Harvard Medical School, 1958; died August 18, 2013.

Francis A. White, M.D., 90; Worcester, MA; Georgetown University School of Medicine, 1950; died April 29, 2014.

John J. White, Jr., M.D., 75; South Chatham, MA; Columbia University College of Physicians and Surgeons, 1962; died January 17, 2012.

Robert F. Williams, M.D., 80; Tavernier, FL; Georgetown University School of Medicine, 1960; died September 26, 2013.

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