A life in medicine

In Memoriam: Nov. 1, 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 MemberService@osteopathic.org. View a list of past In Memoriam columns here.

Arthur Lloyd Feldman, DO, 95 (PCOM 1951), of Pompano Beach, Florida, died Sept. 25. Visit Dr. Feldman’s online guest book.

Robert E. Kappler, DO, 83 (MWU/CCOM 1958), of River Grove, Illinois, died Oct. 18.

Leland “Lee” Earl Lane, DO, 90 (DMU-COM 1959), of Vancouver, Washington, died Sept. 5. Visit Dr. Lane’s online guest book.

Gerald R. Safier, DO, 85 (DMU-COM 1969), of Hollywood, Florida, died Oct. 9. Visit Dr. Safier’s online guest book.

James E. Xanthopoulos, DO, 91 (PCOM 1957), of Lewistown, Pennsylvania, died Oct. 22. Visit Dr. Xanthopoulos’ online guest book.

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