A life in medicine

In Memoriam: Aug. 7, 2017

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 AOA of their deceased colleagues by sending an email to crc@osteopathic.org. View a list of past In Memoriam columns here.

Francis A. “Frank” Cerra, DO, 88 (PCOM 1956), of Norristown, Pennsylvania, died May 19. Visit Dr. Cerra’s online guest book.

Lawrence A. Hennessey, DO, 83 (ATSU-KCOM 1963), of Madison, Ohio, died July 10. Visit Dr. Hennessey’s online guest book.

Charles J. Kaczey, DO, 73 (PCOM 1970), of Johnstown, Pennsylvania, died July 14. Visit Dr. Kaczey’s online guest book.

Ross William Kingsley, DO, 89 (PCOM 1960), of Durham, North Carolina, died April 3. Visit Dr. Kingsley’s online guest book.

Orren John Lawrance, DO, 92 (ATSU-KCOM 1950), of Hendersonville, North Carolina, died April 9. Visit Dr. Lawrance’s online guest book.

Bobbie Dean McGuire, DO, 84 (ATSU-KCOM 1966), of Edgewater, Florida, died March 10. Visit Dr. McGuire’s online guest book.

Lloyd Louis Mrstik, DO, 92 (ATSU-KCOM 1952), of Boyne City, Michigan, died April 23. Visit Dr. Mrstik’s online guest book.

James D. Payne, DO, 86 (DMU-COM 1960), of Bay City, Michigan, died June 21. Visit Dr. Payne’s online guest book.

Peter Robert Przekop Jr., DO, 62 (WesternU/COMP 1999), of Kaneohe, Hawaii, died June 17. Visit Dr. Przekop’s online guest book.

Benjamin Scharf, DO, 96 (PCOM 1953), of Hasbrouck Heights, New Jersey, died Feb. 13. Visit Dr. Scharf’s online guest book.

Rodney J. Shaw, DO, 79 (DMU-COM 1964), of Bingham Farms, Michigan, died in June. Visit Dr. Shaw’s online guest book.

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