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In Memoriam: March 1, 2013

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

Gregory C. Carroll, DO, 61 (UNECOM 1999), of Blue Hill, Maine, died Feb. 1. Visit Dr. Carroll’s online guest book.

John A. Cifala, DO, 90 (PCOM 1945), of Arlington, Va., died Feb. 23. Visit Dr. Cifala’s online guest book. Dr. Cifala was one of the AOA’s Great Pioneers in Osteopathic Medicine

Philip E. Greenman, DO, 84 (PCOM 1952), of Tucson, Ariz., died Feb. 5. Visit Dr. Greenman’s online guest book. Dr. Greenman was one of the AOA’s Great Pioneers in Osteopathic Medicine

Gregory A. Kowalski, DO, 59 (UNTHSC/TCOM 1986), of Las Cruces, N.M., died Nov. 11, 2012. Visit Dr. Kowalski’s online guest book.

Billy J. Page, DO, 86 (PCOM 1952), of Knoxville, Tenn., died Jan. 26. Visit Dr. Page’s online guest book.

Richard C. Wright, DO, 86 (ATSU-KCOM 1954), of Avondale, Ariz., died Jan. 25.

2 Responses

  1. Charles R. Lyon DO on March 19, 2013, 6:57 p.m.

    This email is to report the death of colleague Lyman M. Tower DO, class of 1959(ATSU-KCOM) on
    Feb. 13, 2013 in Traverse City, Michigan.

  2. Patrick Sinco, managing editor on March 19, 2013, 7:39 p.m.

    Thank you, Dr. Lyon. We will note Dr. Tower’s passing in our next “In Memoriam.”

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