In Memoriam - 2015

2015

The following deaths of MMS members were reported to the Society during 2015. 

Barbara L. Aeschliman, M.D., 86; Hyannis, MA; Temple University School of Medicine, 1955; died August 7, 2015.

Daniel Colm Armstrong, M.D., 85; Quincy, MA; Royal College of Surgeons, Dublin, Ireland, 1955; died December 15, 2015.

William S. Augerson, M.D., 87; Millbrook, NY; Cornell University Medical College, 1955; died January 18, 2015.

Scott J. Banuelos, M.D., 42; Danville, VA; University of Colorado School of Medicine, 1998; died August 29, 2013.

Allan H. Barker, M.D., 87; Salt Lake City, UT; University of Utah College of Medicine, 1952; died January 1, 2015.

Peter James Barrett, M.D., 72; Scituate, MA; Tufts University School of Medicine, 1968; died May 1, 2015.

Stuart H. Bartle, M.D., 90; Pittsfield, MA; New York University School of Medicine, 1954; died March 26, 2015.

Doree T. Barton, M.D., 64; Andover, MA; New York Medical College, 1975; died April 3, 2015.

David A. Bittar, M.D., 73; Solana Beach, CA; St. Louis University School of Medicine, 1967; died January 29, 2015.

Sante M. Caldarola, M.D., 87; Springfield, MA; University of Genova, 1953; died October 14, 2014.

Robert J. Carey, M.D., 86; Arlington, MA; Boston University School of Medicine, 1954; died November 7, 2014.

Robert W. Carey, M.D., 80; Westwood, MA; Harvard Medical School, 1959; died February 27, 2015.

Menahem Cooperstein, M.D., 100; Taunton, MA; Boston University School of Medicine, 1941; died April 7, 2015.

Warren J. Courville, M.D., 84; Estero, FL; Tufts University School of Medicine, 1961; died July 14, 2015.

John F. Curran, M.D., 95; Dennis, MA; Tufts University School of Medicine, 1944; died October 17, 2014.

Willard Dalrymple, M.D., 94; Lauderdale-by-the-Sea, FL; Harvard Medical School, 1946; died October 5, 2015.

Brian CF Dalton, M.D., 84; Rockport, ME; Royal College of Surgeons, Ireland, 1953; died March 3, 2015. 

Donald B. Darling, M.D., 85; Belmont, MA; Georgetown University School of Medicine, 1950; died November 16, 2014.

William J. Dean III, M.D., 55; Northampton, MA; New York Medical College, 1988; died May 2, 2015.

Carolyn G. Dedrick, M.D., 67; Newport, RI; Harvard Medical School, 1973; died May 9, 2015.

Eugene A. Doherty, M.D., 86; Norwood, MA; New York Medical College, 1959; died February 3, 2015.

Francis J. Donovan, M.D., 89; Dover, NH; Tufts University School of Medicine, 1948; died September 7, 2012.

David W. Dougherty, M.D., 67; Plymouth, MA; Boston University School of Medicine, 1975; died July 6, 2015.

Elliot F. Ellis, M.D., 84; Sarasota, FL; Case Western Reserve University School of Medicine, 1954; died February 22, 2014.

Murray Feingold, M.D., 84; Bourne, MA; Thomas Jefferson University Medical College, 1959; died July 17, 2015.

Richard E. Frates, M.D., 85; Barrington, RI; Tufts University School of Medicine, 1955; died July 9, 2014.

Shervert H. Frazier, M.D., 93; Acton, MA; University of Illinois College of Medicine, 1943; died March 3, 2015.

John R. Gambill Jr., M.D., 96; W Des Moines, IA; University of Louisville School of Medicine, 1946; died December 16, 2014.

Miriam L. Garavin, M.D., 98; Jerusalem, Israel; University of Queensland, 1944; died March 28, 2015.

M.F. Garland Jr., M.D., M.P.H., 84; Greenfield, MA; Tufts University School of Medicine, 1946; died January 16, 2015.

William L. Glass, M.D., 76; Lakeville, MA; Boston University School of Medicine, 1961; died July 3, 2011.

Henry S. Harvey, M.D., 98; Littleton, MA; Harvard Medical School, 1949; died June 15, 2014.

Charles H. Hemminger III, M.D., 85; Northampton, MA; Jefferson Medical College of Thomas Jefferson University, 1956; died April 15, 2015.

Waclaw Hojnoski, Jr., M.D., 86; Springfield, MA; Boston University School of Medicine, 1955; died October 3, 2015. 

Roy A. Johnson, M.D., 81; Bristol, RI; Boston University School of Medicine, 1959; died February 3, 2015.

Emlen H. Jones, M.D., 69; Amherst, MA; University of Rochester School of Medicine, 1972; died January 6, 2015.

Abraham Kaye, M.D., 96; Boca Raton, FL; Boston University School of Medicine, 1942; died August 21, 2014.

Robert E. Klotz, M.D., 85; Derry, NH; University of Cincinnati College of Medicine, 1952; died February 4, 2013.

Cynthia S. Kretschmar, M.D., 69; Brookline, MA; Yale University School of Medicine, 1978; died May 27, 2015.

Philip J. Landry Jr., M.D., 87; Cataumet, MA; New York Medical College, 1951; died March 25, 2015.

Francis A. Lombardo, M.D., 86; Winchester, MA; Tufts University School of Medicine, 1953; died June 18, 2015.

Joseph E. Mackie, M.D., 87; Boston, MA; Columbia University College of Physicians and Surgeons, 1954; died December 7, 2014.

David A. Margolius, M.D., 64; Concord, MA; Medical College of Virginia, 1977; died July 20, 2014.

Lawrence M. McCartin, M.D., 87; Lowell, MA; Tufts University School of Medicine, 1953; died August 5, 2015.

John S. McGovern Jr., M.D., 90; Brewster, MA; Tufts University School of Medicine, 1953; died April 2, 2015.

Richard A. McGovern, M.D., 99; Lawrence, MA; Middlesex University School of Medicine, 1942; died July 21, 2015

Louis W. Meeks, M.D., 78, Newton, MA; University of Michigan Medical School, 1963; died September 14, 2015.

Mooideen K. Meeran, M.D., 76; Hampden, MA; Faculty of Medicine University of Natal, 1973; died December 1, 2014.

Barry S. Meltzer, M.D., 78; Plymouth, MA; New York Medical College, 1962; died April 14, 2015.

Linda J. Michaud, M.D., 64, Sandwich, MA; University of Washington School of Medicine, Seattle, 1982; died Oct. 5, 2015.

Richard J. Mirabile, M.D., 66; Hingham, MA; Boston University School of Medicine, 1972; died April 28, 2014. 

Paul A. Oskar Jr., M.D., 79; Naples, FL; Loyola University of Chicago–Stritch School of Medicine, 1961; died April 5, 2015.

Stanley R. Parker Jr., M.D., 87; Steilacoom, WA; Tufts University School of Medicine, 1954; died October 15, 2014.

Vincent Pattavina, M.D., 92; Braintree, MA; Syracuse University School of Medicine, New York, 1949; died November 12, 2015.

Arthur A. Pava, M.D., 94; New York, NY; Yale University School of Medicine, 1951; died September 2, 2013.

Samuel C. Pickens, M.D., 88; Barre, MA; Wayne State University School of Medicine, 1954; died August 1, 2015.

David L. Pierce, M.D., 88; Mashpee, MA; Boston University School of Medicine, 1957; died March 17, 2015.

Martin J. Poppo, M.D., 79; Longmeadow, MA; McGill University Faculty of Medicine, 1961; died September 3, 2015.

Iver S. Ravin, M.D., 99; Auburndale, MA; Boston University School of Medicine, 1940; died May 11, 2015.

Ira. M. Reiskin, M.D., 80; Newton Center, MA; State University of New York Syracuse, 1964; died February 15, 2015.

Robert N. Reynolds, M.D., 93; East Pepperell, MA; Albany Medical College of Union University, 1946; died May 11, 2015.

C. Burns Roehrig, M.D., 91; Lafayette, NJ; University of Maryland School of Medicine, 1949; died January 17, 2015.

Joey S. Rottman, D.O., 55; Boxford,MA; College of Osteopathic Medicine and Surgery, Iowa, 1988; died November 15, 2014.

Col. Jules M. Seletz, M.D., 81; Marblehead, MA; Chicago Medical School University of Health Sciences, 1958; died September 27, 2012.

Leslie Silverstone, M.D., 91; Chestnut Hill, MA; University of London Faculty of Medicine, 1946; died March 21, 2015.

David L. Singer, M.D., 85; Lexington, MA; University of Chicago School of Medicine, 1955; died August 13, 2015.

James A. Smith, M.D., 91; Tulsa, OK; Howard University College of Medicine, 1948; died July 31, 2014.

John B. Stanbury, M.D., 100; Westwood, MA; Harvard Medical School, 1939; died July 6, 2015.

William N. Stecher, M.D., 90; Waynesville, NC; University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine, 1948; died May 20, 2015.

Gene H. Stollerman, M.D., 83; Wellesley Hills, MA; Columbia University School of Colleges and Surgeons, 1944; died August 1, 2014.

John S. Strauss, M.D., 88; Iowa City, IA; Yale School of Medicine, 1950; died July 28, 2014. 

Herman J. Sugarman, M.D., 93; Canton, MA; Tufts University School of Medicine, 1949; died November 13, 2014.

Consuelo K. Tagiuri, M.D., 95; Lexington, MA; University of California, 1944; died May 25, 2015.

Harold J. Thompson, M.D., 89; Attleboro, MA; Tufts University School of Medicine, 1953; died January 28, 2015.

Maurice Vanderpol, M.D., 92; Needham, MA ; Boston University School of Medicine, 1949; died October 19, 2014.

Gordon C. Vineyard, M.D., 79; Chestnut Hill, MA; Harvard Medical School, 1963; died May 5, 2015.

Elizabeth B. Watson, M.D., 88; North Andover, MA; Cornell University Medical College, 1952; died February 24, 2015. 

Martin J. Wohl, M.D., 82; Brookline, MA; Columbia University College of Physicians and Surgeons, 1957; died August 20, 2014.

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