A life in medicine

In Memoriam: Oct. 5, 2016

View the names of recently deceased osteopathic physicians.


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. View a list of past In Memoriam columns here.

Reema Arora, DO, 42 (KCU-COM 1999), of Granite Bay, California, died Aug. 11.

John R. Hawes Sr., DO, MD, 89 (ATSU-KCOM 1954), of Nipomo, California, died Sept. 20.

Robert S. Maurer, DO, 83 (PCOM 1962), of Edison, New Jersey, died Sept. 11. Visit Dr. Maurer’s online guest book.

Wallace Wildman Sherritt, DO, 75 (MWU/CCOM 1969), of Westville, Indiana, died Sept. 5. Visit Dr. Sherritt’s online guest book.


  1. John R. Hawes, Jr. D.O.


    My father, John R. Hawes, Sr., D.O. graduated from Kirksville…..not Kansas City…in 1954

    1. Rose Raymond

      Thank you for letting us know, Dr. Hawes, and our condolences for your loss. We have corrected your father’s school.

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