A life in medicine

In Memoriam: Nov. 19, 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.

Willis B. Anderson Jr., DO, 82 (DMU-COM 1964), of Howell, Michigan, died Oct. 30. Visit Dr. Anderson’s online guest book.

Robert L. Cox, DO, 83 (KCU-COM 1962), of Powell, Ohio, died Nov. 4. Visit Dr. Cox’s online guest book.

Bennie D. Embry, DO, 78 (UNTHSC/TCOM 1977), of Mabank, Texas, died Oct. 23. Visit Dr. Embry’s online guest book.

Richard J. Filippi, DO, 83 (KCU-COM 1963), of Ellenton, Florida, died Oct. 11. Visit Dr. Filippi’s online guest book.

Harry E. Murtiff, DO, 80 (PCOM 1970), of Delta, Ohio, died Nov. 5. Visit Dr. Murtiff’s online guest book.

Marie H. Schaap, DO, MD, 93 (COPS 1951), of Sebastopol, California, died Oct. 28.

Ronald J. Weller, DO, 88 (MWU/CCOM 1958), of Indian River, Michigan, died Oct. 27.

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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