A life in medicine

In Memoriam: June 26, 2018

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.

Luz Alex Candelaria, DO, 84 (KCU-COM 1964), of El Paso, Texas, died June 14. Visit Dr. Candelaria’s online guest book.

Neil Capretto, DO, 62 (PCOM 1981), of Beaver, Pennsylvania, died June 9. Visit Dr. Capretto’s online guest book.

Graham Howard Chesnut, DO, 92 (ATSU-KCOM 1959), of Spearfish, South Dakota, died June 6.

Jonathan R. Foelber, DO, 40 (MWU/CCOM 2011), of Valparaiso, Indiana, died May 27. Visit Dr. Foelber’s online guest book.

James Michael Owens, DO, 66 (UNECOM 1987), of Albuquerque, New Mexico, died June 4. Visit Dr. Owens’ online guest book.

Thomas F. Sheffer, DO, 92 (ATSU-KCOM 1951), of Atlanta, Georgia, died June 14. Visit Dr. Sheffer’s online guest book.

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