A life in medicine

In Memoriam: May 13, 2011

View the names of osteopathic physicians who have died recently.

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 thedo@osteopathic.org.

Former AOA trustee Boyd W. Bowden II, DO, 70 (ATSU-KCOM 1968), of Columbus, Ohio, died April 14. Visit Dr. Bowden’s online guest books. Dr. Bowden was one of the AOA’s Great Pioneers in Osteopathic Medicine.

James L. Fleming, DO, 59 (DMU-COM 1977), of Phoenix, Ariz., died April 20. Visit Dr. Fleming’s online guest book.

Frederick V. Hrachovina, DO, 84 (ATSU-KCOM 1956), of Venice, Fla., died April 16. Visit Dr. Hrachovina’s online guest book.

Bertram Perry Husband, DO, MD, 93 (COPS 1949), of La Habra, Calif., died March 17. Visit Dr. Husband’s online guest book.

Joseph C. Minniti, DO, 89 (PCOM 1952), of Willingboro, N. J., died April 26. Visit Dr. Minniti’s online guest book.

Merrill D. Van Patten, DO, 83 (DMU-COM 1957), of Farmington, Mo., died April 1.

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