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In Memoriam: Dec. 7, 2012

The following list of recently deceased osteopathic physicians includes links to obituaries and online memorials if they’re available. Readers can notify The DO of their deceased colleagues by sending an email to

Michael V. Altamura, DO, 63 (ATSU-KCOM 1980), of Scottsdale, Ariz., died Nov. 15. Visit Dr. Altamura’s online guest book.

Douglas L. Burchett, DO, 58 (OU-HCOM 1986), of Warren, Ohio, died May 27.

Lawrence C. Hazen, DO, 69 (ATSU-KCOM 1969), of Saginaw, Mich., died Dec. 3. Visit Dr. Hazen’s online guest book.

Theophil A. Jantz, DO, 46 (MSUCOM 1992), of Gladwin, Mich., died Aug. 16.

Scott M. McKenna, DO, MPH, 55 (ATSU-KCOM 1984), of Phoenix died Sept. 4.

David E. Ryder, DO, 71 (DMU-COM 1970), of Carrollton, Va., died Dec. 2.

Michael A. Stockton, DO, 61 (ATSU-KCOM 1986), of Powell, Ohio, died Nov. 7. Visit Dr. Stockton’s online guest book.

John E. Upledger, DO, 80 (ATSU-KCOM 1963), of Palm Beach Gardens, Fla., died Oct. 26. Visit Dr. Upledger’s online guest book.

Robert W. Wakeling, DO, 91 (PCOM 1950), of Dayton, Maine, died Nov. 30. Visit Dr. Wakeling’s online guest book.

Alan G. Zond, DO, 52 (PCOM 1992), of Florissant, Mo., died Nov. 4. Visit Dr. Zond’s online guest book.

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