A life in medicine

In Memoriam: Aug. 6, 2019

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.

Michael J. Feinstein, DO, 70 (PCOM 1974), of Coronado, California, died March 16.

Martin Stanton Landis, DO, 90 (ATSU-KCOM 1953), of Grand Rapids, Michigan, died July 26. Visit Dr. Landis’ online guest book.

Eric Lincoln, DO, 45 (UNTHSC/TCOM 2006), of Macon, Georgia, died May 10. Visit Dr. Lincoln’s online guest book.

Willard Leo Noyes, DO, 86 (PCOM 1959), of Coxton Lake, Pennsylvania, died July 22. Visit Dr. Noyes’ online guest book.

Dennis Orland, DO, 82 (ATSU-KCOM 1964), of Boynton Beach, Florida, died July 21. Visit Dr. Orland’s online guest book.

Melvyn Sarnow, DO, 81 (PCOM 1966), of Palm City, Florida, died July 26. Visit Dr. Sarnow’s online guest book.

James Michael Slater, DO, 72 (ATSU-KCOM 1975), of Fayetteville, Michigan, died June 8.

Michael Smith, DO, 58 (OSU-COM 1986), of Lumberton, Texas, died July 12.

Eugene F. Trell, DO, 87 (DMU-COM 1962), of Columbus, Ohio, died July 30. Visit Dr. Trell’s online guest book.

Editor’s note: If you’d like to honor a colleague with a memorial contribution to the American Osteopathic Foundation, you can do so here.

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