A life in medicine

In Memoriam: Jan. 22, 2020

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.

Marion F. Biondo, DO, 90 (KCU-COM 1957), of Kansas City, Missouri, died Dec. 28, 2019.

Frank A. Bonifacio, DO, 87 (PCOM 1960), of Rumson, New Jersey, died Dec. 21, 2019. Visit Dr. Bonifacio’s online guest book.

Urban D. DiPasquale, DO, 87 (PCOM 1966), of Conshohocken, Pennsylvania, died Jan. 12. Visit Dr. DiPasquale’s online guest book.

Cynthia T. Dott, DO, 66 (UNTHSC/TCOM 1984), of Dallas died Dec. 13, 2019.

Irwin J. Kurtzack, DO, MS, 91 (DMU-COM 1955), of Miami, Florida, died Dec. 29, 2019. Visit Dr. Kurtzack’s online guest book.

Francis M. Osher, DO, 82 (ATSU-KCOM 1964), of Genesee Township, Michigan, died Dec. 22, 2019.

Chris Bateman Slater, DO, 59 (OSU-COM 1988), of Guymon, Oklahoma, died Dec. 12, 2019.

H. “Kay” Wendlandt, DO, 68 (UNTHSC/TCOM 1993), of Portland, Oregon, died Dec. 21, 2019. Visit Dr. Wendlandt’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.

One comment

  1. Edward V. Pierce, DO

    What happened to “In Memorium” [recently deceased osteopathic physicians” ?] I cannot locate any info. since January, 2019 in the DO magazine or elsewhere

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