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In Memoriam: April 5, 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 W. Carpenter, DO, 63 (OU-HCOM 1986), of Mason, Ohio,
died Feb. 26. Visit Dr. Carpenter’s online guest book.

Jack L. Dilts, DO, MPH, 66 (ATSU-KCOM 1975), of Milford, Del.,
died Sept. 20, 2012.

Rinda P. Ellis, DO, 55 (ATSU-KCOM 1996), of Provo, Utah,
died Feb. 6.

Paul A. Gorelick, DO, 75 (DMU-COM 1965), of Oxford, Mich.,
died Jan. 8.

Gudbjorn A. Karlsson, DO, 45 (UNECOM 1999), of Waterville, Maine, died Feb. 29, 2012.

Vincent P. Salvadge, DO, 86 (PCOM 1965), of Palm Beach Gardens, Fla.,
Feb. 27. Visit Dr. Salvadge’s online guest book.

Lyman M. Tower, DO, 85 (ATSU-KCOM 1960), of Traverse City, Mich., died Feb. 13. Visit Dr. Tower’s online guest book.

One Response

  1. Dr M Sikorski on June 3, 2013, 10:26 p.m.

    Please include David E Sikorski, DO, LECOM Grad.from Waterford,MI to the obituary list, passing Oct 2012

    Also, former AOA First Lady Joan F Sikorski passed in 2012.

    I am not sure if these deaths were reported last year.

    Thank you.

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