In Memoriam

in memoriam

We pay tribute on this page to the lives and service of OHSU School of Medicine alumni and faculty. Additional In Memoriam notes can be found in past issues of Bridges alumni magazine. Please reach us at 503 552-0745 or to notify us of a loved one's death and/or to submit an obituary.

2018

Kenneth Burry, M.D. R '74, of Beaverton, Ore., died January 26, 2018, at age 75. Dr. Burry was a professor emeritus and former interim chair of obstetrics and gynecology, OHSU School of Medicine.

Richard Bylund, M.D. '56, of Eugene, Ore., died February 3, 2018, at age 91.

Robert Chiapuzio, M.D. '56, of Tigard, Ore., died February 17, 2018, at age 91.

Robert Crabill, M.D. '48, of Tacoma, Wash., died March 4, 2018, at 94.

Terry Hansen, M.D. R '67, of Pocatello, Idaho, died January 9, 2018, at age 82.

Wesley Hoskins, M.D. '47 R '49, of Eugene, Ore., died May 14, 2018, at age 95.

Al Kuykendall, M.D. R '66, of Boise, Idaho, died January 1, 2018, at age 86.

Michael Miller, M.D. '60 R '63, of Portland, Ore., died February 12, 2018, at age 84. Dr. Miller was a professor emeritus of pediatrics, former professor of medicine in the Division of Infectious Diseases and former associate dean of student affairs, OHSU School of Medicine.

Allena Tegarden, B.S. '93, of Portland, Ore., died January 6, 2018, at age 65.

Ira Yount, M.D. '62, of San Antonio, Texas, died February 16, 2018, at age 82.

2017

Roger Barnhart, M.D. '60, of Bellingham, Wash., died October 5, 2017, at age 89.

Noah Beadell, M.D. '14, of Lincoln, Neb., died May 26, 2017, at age 32.

John Belknap, Ph.D., died February 22, 2017. Dr. Belknap was a professor of behavioral neuroscience and a senior research career scientist at the VA Portland Health Care System.

William Brady, M.D. '57, of Portland, Ore., died May 10, 2017, at age 85.

David G. Clark, M.D. '79 of Tacoma, Wash., died September 1, 2017, at age 71.

Clyde Culp, M.D. '43, of Rochester, Minn., died February 1, 2017, at age 97.

Herbert Davis, M.D. '43, of Mission, Kan., died April 10, 2017, at age 99.

Harry Evans, M.D. '57, of Palm Desert, Calif., died April 2, 2017, at age 91.

Cynthia Ferrell, M.D. R '95, of Newberg, Ore., died February 24, 2017, at age 50. Dr. Ferrell was a professor of pediatrics and director of the pediatrics residency program. 

Douglas Fisk, M.D. '66 of Rochester, New York, died November 19, 2017, at age 77.

Arthur Fix, Jr., M.D. '57, of Vancouver, Wash., died May 20, 2017, at age 88.

Dee Fuller, M.D. '58, of Idaho Falls, Idaho, died April 30, 2017, at age 83.

Carol Grieser, B.S. '62, of Seattle, Wash., died December 11, 2017, at age 76.

John Guyer, M.D. '48, of Duarte, Calif., died December 31, 2017, at age 92.

Robert Haney, M.D. '58, of Alexandria, Va., died July 31, 2017, at age 83.

Marcus Horenstein, M.D. '41, of Portland, Ore., died June 19, 2017, at age 99.

Jed Howard, M.D. R '60, of Houston, Texas, died November 27, 2017, at age 84.
Errett Hummel, Jr., M.D. '66, of Redmond, Ore., died April 11, 2017, at age 77.

Crittenden Huston, M.D. '53, of Bend, Ore., died January 14, 2017, at age 91.

Walter Hutchison, M.D. '63, of Shoreline, Wash., died February 5, 2017, at age 83.

William Keppel, M.D. '79, of Lake Oswego, Ore., died March 21, 2017, at age 68.

Wallace Matsumura, B.S. '54, of Portland, Ore., died March 10, 2017, at age 86. 

Laura Miller, M.D. '81, of Halsey, Ore., died September 11, 2017, at age 62.

James "Jim" Morris, M.D., died Sept. 30, 2017, at age 95. Dr. Morris was a professor emeritus of medicine, OHSU School of Medicine, and section chief of pulmonary and critical care in the VA Portland Health Care System.

Martin Ovitz, M.D. '55, of Portland, Ore., died June 2017, at age 88.

David Pokorny, M.D. R '82, of Portland, Ore., died January 31, 2017, at age 70.

William Pritchard, M.D. '48, of Redmond, Wash., died January 3, 2017, at age 93.

Matthew Reilly, Ph.D. '04, of Washington, D.C., died May 15, 2017, at age 43. 

Maurice Roskelley, M.D. R '63   of Holladay, Utah, died September 23, 2017, at age 86.

David R. Rullman, M.D. '58 of Portland, Ore., died August 18, 2017, at age 85.     

Brad Sack, M.D. '59, of Lutherville, MD, died April 24, 2017, at age 81.

Ivan Sandoz, M.D. R '64, of Portland, Ore., died December 7, 2017, at age 84.

Richard Schultz, M.D. '59, of Sioux Falls, SD, died March 25, 2017, at age 83. 

Gerald Schwiebinger, M.D. '51, of Portland, OR, died May 8, 2017, at age 94. 

Glen Shipley, M.D. '59, of Beaverton, Ore., died November 25, 2017, at age 83.

Betty Speck, B.S. '45, of Eugene, OR, died March 4, 2017, at age 94. 

Al Straumfjord, M.D. '54, of Sisters, OR, died May 7, 2017, at age 88. 

Frederick Surbaugh, M.D. '66, of Twin Falls, Idaho, died February 6, 2017, at age 76.

Stephen Teal, M.D. '68, of McMinnville, Ore., died February 17, 2017, at age 73.

David Todd, M.D. '63, of Sherwood, Ore., died December 30, 2017, at age 85.

Warren Thompson, M.D. '45 of Hillsboro, Ore., died October 2, 2017, at age 96.

Per Thorborg, M.D., Ph.D., F.C.C.M., died April 22, 2017. Dr. Thorborg was a professor of anesthesiology and perioperative medicine, OHSU School of Medicine.

Robert Vann, M.D. R '68, of Portland, Ore., died December 28, 2017, at age 79.

Douglas Weeks, M.D., died October 16, 2017. Dr. Weeks was a professor and former chair of pathology, OHSU School of Medicine.

David Wesche, M.D. '66, of Liberty Lake, Wash., died November 20, 2017, at age 81.

David Whitlock, M.D., Ph.D. '48, of Aurora, Colo., died May 26, 2017, at age 92.

James Wood, M.D. '57 of Portland, Ore., died October 15, 2017, at age 90.

Shokei Yamada, M.D., Ph.D. '62 of Riverside, CA, died August 31, 2017, at age 91.

Edward Yung, M.D. '56, of Olympia, Wash., died January 29, 2017, at age 89.

Arthur Zbinden, M.D. '67 of Portland, Ore., died September 23, 2017, at age 78.


2016

Jeffrey Arnold, M.D. '79, of Cottonwood, Ariz., died July 8, 2016, at age 63.

George Barton, M.D. '56, of Vancouver, Wash., died October 15, 2016, at age 86.

John Blanchard, M.D. '50, of Lake Oswego, Ore., died October 24, 2016, at age 97.

Fred Brickman, M.D. R '77, of Tucson, AZ, died May 19, 2016, at age 70.

Robert Bruechert, M.D. '57, of Vancouver, Wash., died September 23, 2016, at age 85.

Doyle Brown, M.D. '73, of Moses Lake, Wash., died Feb. 15, 2016, at age 72.

Albert Carlson, M.D. R '58, of Corvallis, Ore., died Feb. 4, 2016, at age 88.

Cathleen Caton, M.D. '74, of Los Altos, Calif., died November 4, 2016, at age 68.

Robert Clark, M.D. '63, of Hughson, Calif., died June 17, 2016, at age 79.

Terence Cochran, M.D. '41, of Banks, Ore., died March 19, 2016, at age 100.

Thomas Conklin, M.D. '63, of Albany, Ore., died August 29, 2016, at age 80.

John Differding, M.D. R '62, of Palo Alto, Calif., died August 3, 2016, at age 83.

Sally Fleming, A.H.C. '69 of Bend, Ore., died September 1, 2016, at age 69.

Peter Ford, M.D. '51, of Portland, Ore., died August 17, 2016, at age 91.

Jerry Fox, M.D. '68, of Bakersfield, Calif., died December 19, 2016, at age 75.

Thad Furlong, M.D. '55, of Bend, Ore., died July 16, 2016, at age 89.

Kevin Gander, M.D. '96, of Palos Hills, Ill., died November 24, 2016, at age 51.

Daniel Gebhardt, M.D. '70, of Bozeman, Mont., died November 8, 2016, at age 73.

Nancy Gerhardt, M.S. '71, of Portland, Ore., died May 31, 2016, at age 88.

Arthur Hauge, M.D. '62, of Cathlamet, Wash., died March 27, 2016, at age 91.

Richard Havel, M.D. '48, of Greenbrae, Calif., died April 9, 2016 at age 91.

Mitchell Heinemann, M.D. '44, of Portland, Ore., died July 4, 2016, at age 98.

Gerald Herrin, M.D. '63, of Pierre, S.D., died October 1, 2016, at age 80.

Charles Hikes, M.D. R '77, of Scottsdale, Ariz., died Jan. 9, 2016, at age 73.

Tyra Hutchens, M.D. '45, of Lake Oswego, Ore., died August 28, 2016, at age 94.

Howard Johnson, M.D. '67, of Lebanon, Ore., died August 29, 2016, at age 78.

Leland Johnson, M.D. R '69, of Fairview, Ore., died July 14, 2016, at age 94.

Charles King, M.D. '51, of Ross, Calif., died April 14, 2016, at age 95.

David Konn, M.D. '75, of Vancouver, Wash., died August 20, 2016, at age 73.

Robert Kroeger, M.D. '58, of Spokane, Wash., died May 2016 at age 82.

Stuart Leafstedt, M.D. R '68, of San Antonio, Texas, died December 7, 2016, at age 79.

Richard Miller, M.D. '65, of Sunriver, Ore., died April 27, 2016, at age 77.

Thomas Miller, M.D. R '64, of Grand Junction, Colo., died September 13, 2016, at age 79.

Jaroslav Nemec, M.D. R ‘78, of Clackamas, Ore., died December 13, 2016, at age 90.
John Newton, M.D. '58, of Silverdale, Wash., died February 2016 at age 82.

Sam Niles, M.D. R '52, died April 25, 2016, at age 91.

Marcia Panattoni, A.H.C. '82, died September 8, 2016, at age 57.

Wayne Parpala, M.D. '56, of Olympia, Wash., died March 2, 2016 at age 86.

Joseph Powers, M.D. '53, of Puyallup, Wash., died September 12, 2016, at age 91.

Quentin Quickstad, M.D. '52, of Boise, Idaho, died June 4, 2016, at age 89.

Carolyn Rarden, B.S. '64, died July 1, 2016, at age 74.

Oren Richards, M.D. '47, of Beaverton, Ore., died March 23, 2016, at age 93.

Charles Richardson, M.D. '62, of Hastings, Neb., died March 7, 2016, at age 80.

Mark Richardson, M.D., M.B.A., SM Honorary Alum, of Portland, Ore., died September 2, 2016 at age 66.

James Rodda, M.D. '43, of Carmel, Calif., died March 19, 2016, at age 104.

Arthur Ross, M.D. R '78, of Mt. Pleasant, S.C., died June 27, 2016, at age 73.

Leonard Silvers, M.D. '53, of Newberg, Ore., died December 22, 2016, at age 90.

Donald Stainsby, M.D. '46, of Enid, Okla., died Feb. 10, 2016, at age 95.

Robert Stier, M.D. '45, of Olympia, Wash., died December 21, 2016, at age 96.

Suzanne Topliff, B.S. '62, died July 30, 2016, at age 76.

Mariel Trapani, B.S. '50, of Depoe Bay, Ore., died June 16, 2016, at age 88.

Rex Underwood, M.D. '54, of Mapleton, Ore., died February 19, 2016, at age 89.

Gunnar Waage, M.D. R '68, of Portland, Ore., died April 9, 2016, at age 78.

John Whitmer, M.D. '50, of Issaquah, Wash., died January 2016 at age 93.

Dean Wilcox, M.D. '54, of Lake Oswego, Ore., died April 19, 2016, at age 89.

Florence Woodworth, B.S. '58, of Portland, Ore., died July 31, 2016 at age 81.

 

2015

Peter Bergreen, M.D. '65, of Eugene,Ore., died November 7, 2015, at age 76.

James Brophy, M.D. R '67, of La Jolla,Calif., died December 23, 2015, at age 85.

Ward Dickey, M.D. R '65, of Boise, Idaho, died December 2, 2015, at age 82.

Jerry Giesy, M.D. '59, of Portland, Ore.,died November 14, 2015, at age 82.

John Hill, M.D. '64, of Lacey, Wash.,died December 28, 2015, at age 78.

Kate McCarthy, M.S., '41, of Parkdale,Ore. died November 3, 2015, at age 98.

Marilyn Nelson, M.D. '59, of Huntington Beach, Calif., died December 21, 2015, at age 83.

Homer Olsen, M.D. R '62, of Hackensack, Minn., died December 31, 2015, at age 80.

Kermit Ragain, M.D. '65, of Gold Hill,Ore., died December 1, 2015, at age 76.

Ronald Schwerzler, M.D. '68, of Eugene, Ore., died November 20, 2015, at age 73.

Stanley Smith, M.D. '65, of Ismay, Mont., died December 12, 2015, at age 76.

Michael Thompson, M.D. '71, of Cottage Grove, Ore., died December 1, 2015, at age 70.

Patricia Wagner, M.D. '84, of Portland,Ore., died on November 11, 2015, at age 70.

Donald J. Sceats, M.D. '51, of Pueblo, CO died on July 15, 2015 at age 93.

Paul N. Swartz, M.D. '56, of Scotts Valley, CA died on August 13, 2015 at age 91.

Loy E. Cramer, M.D. '56, of Mount Angel, OR died on August 19, 2015 at age 86.

Charles R. Smith, M.D. '48, of Sequim, WA died on August 29, 2015 at age 92.

Lester A. Hagland, M.D. '53, of Beaverton, OR died on September 5, 2015 at age 89.

Yeshawant B. Talwalkar, M.D. R '72, of Beaverton, OR died on September 11 at age 79.

John C. Bigelow, M.D. R '66, of Woodinville, WA died on September 14 at age 86.

Elmore E. Duncan, M.D. R '71, of Wilsonville, OR died on September 22 at age 83.

Stephen M. Fulton, M.D. '81, of Olympia, WA died on September 22, 2015 at age 60.

Edwin C. Cadman, M.D. '71, of Corvallis, OR died on September 23, 2015 at age 70.

James K. Tsujimura, M.D. '60, of Portland, OR died on September 24, 2015 at age 84.

Karen L. Love , B.S. '77, of Happy Valley, OR died on September 30, 2015 at age 59.

Grant D. Beardsley, M.D. '47, of Salem, OR died on October 1, 2015 at age 93.

Eldon W. Younger, M.D. '62, of Corvallis, OR died on October 10, 2015 at age 78.

Darwin C. Lehfeldt, M.D. '60, of Bozeman, MT died on October 14, 2015 at age 80.

Frederick J. Kittler, M.D. R '60, died on October 18 at age 84.

Daniel Labby, M.D. '39, of Portland, Ore., died Aug. 30, 2015, at age 100. Dr. Labby was a professor of medicine and a founder of the OHSU Center for Ethics in Health Care.

Neil Corbly Andrews, M.D. '43, of Davis, Calif., died June 6, 2015, at age 99.

Ernest P. Greenwood, M.D. '44, of Salem, Ore., died May 21, 2015, at age 97.

Robert C. Jackson, M.D. '47, of Salem, Ore., died June 12, 2015, at age 92.

Robert Mass, M.D. '51, of Lincoln City, Ore., died June 18, 2015, at age 88.

Dean Neal, M.D. '59, of Lake Grove, Ore., died May 23, 2015, at age 80.

Herbert Rosenbaum, M.D. '47, of Creve Coeur, Mo., died Dec. 10, 2014, at age 89.

Wayne Katon, M.D. '75, of Seattle, Wash., died March 1, 2015, at age 64. View obituary here.

Robert Bigley, M.D. ’53, of Portland, Ore., died January 13, 2015, at age 85.

Gregg D. Wood, M.D. ’43, of Lake Oswego, Ore., died January 8, 2015, at age 96.

Gordon N. Smith, M.D. ’53, of Morro Lake, Calif., died January 5, 2015, at age 87.

 

2014

David Frazer, M.D. ’11, of Boston, Mass., died December 22, 2014, at age 44.

George R. Suckow, Jr, M.D. ’60, of Salem, Ore., died December 8, 2014, at age 80.

Floyd Douglas Day, M.D. ’59, of Welches, Ore., died November 22, 2014, at age 81.

William Dale Harrison, M.D. ’49, of Forest Grove, Ore., died November 4, 2014, at age 89.

William R. Roady, M.D. ’68, of Roseburg, Ore., died October 30, 2014, at age 75.

Eileen B. King, M.D. ’50, of Ross, Calif., died October 25, 2014, at age 90.

Gordon Summers, DMD, M.D. '65, of Halfway, Ore., died Oct. 19, 2014, at age 77. View obituary here.

James Park, M.D. '53, of Vancouver, Wash., died Oct. 5, 2014, at age 87. View obituary here.

James Park, M.D. ’53, of Vancouver, Wash., died October 5, 2014, at age 87.

Vincent A. Reger, M.D. '81, of Portland, Ore., died Aug. 28, 2014, at age 57. View obituary here.

Edward Hendricks, M.D. '48, of Portland, Ore., died Aug. 27, 2014, at age 89. View obituary here.

John Medica, M.D. '91, of Kennewick, Wash., died Aug. 27, 2014, at age 53. View obituary here.

Russel Belknap, M.D. '60, of Portland, Ore., died Aug. 25, 2014, at age 80. View obituary here.

John Sinning, M.D. ’57, of Davenport, Iowa, died August 22, 2014, at age 82.

Gilford Wong, M.D. '52, of Fresno, Calif., died Aug. 9, 2014, at age 88. View obituary here.

Ann Meagher, M.D. '57, of Tiburon, Calif., died July 30, 2014, at age 83. View obituary here.

Russell C. Roundy, M.D. '75, of Spokane, Wash., died July 27, 2014, at age 65. View obituary here.

Charles Deeks, M.D. '52, of Eugene, Ore., died July 21, 2014, at age 93. View obituary here.

Stephen Cox, M.D. '58, of Redding, Calif., died July 20, 2014, at age 84. View obituary here.

Michael S. Mason, M.D. '55, of Portland, Ore., died July 3, 2014, at age 85. View obituary here.

Richard H. Barr, M.D. '43, of Corte Madera, Calif., died in July 2014 at age 96. View obituary here.

Donald T. Arai, M.D. '70, of Mesa, Ariz.., died June 29, 2014, at age 69. View obituary here.

Dale Hunsaker, M.D. '50, of Madison, Wis., died June 21, 2014, at age 92. View obituary here.

Patricia Starr, M.D. '70, of Portland, Ore., died June19, 2014, at age 79. View obituary here.

Edward J. Barrett, M.D. '66, of Portland, Ore., died in June 2014 at age 78. View obituary here.

James (Jim) E. Davis, M.D. '53, of Bend, Ore., died April 6, 2014, at age 87. View obituary here.

Bill French, M.D. '54, of Beaverton, Ore., died March 27, 2014, at age 86.  

Dennis McCafferty, M.D. '54, of Springfield, Ore., died March 25, 2014, at age 87. View obituary here

H. Treat Cafferata, M.D. '64, of Reno, Nev., died March 16, 2014, at age 76.  

Richard Redfern, M.D. '61, of Albion, Calif., died Feb. 19, 2014, at age 78. View obituary here.

Peter Sakellaris, Ph.D. '71, of Portland, Ore., died Jan. 17, 2014, at age 80. View obituary here.

Glann Morgan, M.D. '73, of Eugene, Ore., died January 14, 2014, at age 67. 

Mary Weare, M.D. '73, of Bartlesville, Okla., died January 9, 2014, at age 65.  

Leslie Naman, M.D. R '74, of Portland, Ore., died January 9, 2014, at age 72.