A life in medicine

In Memoriam: June 10, 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.

Lawrence J. Barbour, DO, 83 (PCOM 1962), of Roswell, New Mexico, died Jan. 29.

Michael C. Breedlove, DO, 64 (OSU-COM 1988) of Holdenville, Oklahoma, died June 4.

Tommie G. Church, DO, 71 (KCU-COM 1974), of Portland, Oregon, died May 8.

George H. Coupe, DO, 95 (ATSU-KCOM 1957) of Palm Harbor, Florida, died May 26.

William Craig Crafton, DO, MS, 67 (MSUCOM 1980), of Lake Orion, Michigan, died April 16.

Peter Forrest Foss, DO, 67 (OU-HCOM 1985), of Bexley, Ohio, died May 23.

Elmer C. Horman, DO, 89 (KCU-COM 1962), of Troy, Ohio, died May 30.

Donald G. Hunter, DO, 84 (PCOM 1961), of Fairview, Pennsylvania, died May 27.

Mary V. Lee, DO, 70 (MWU/CCOM 1979), of Benbrook, Texas, died May 24.

Douglas E. Lewis, DO, 58 (DMU-COM 1991), of Amarillo, Texas, died May 23.

Carl Mogil, DO, 78 (PCOM 1968), of Cherry Hill, New Jersey, died May 20.

Fred D. Price, DO, 77 (ATSU-KCOM 1970), of Spokane Valley, Washington, died May 22.

Harold R. Ruettinger, DO, 62 (MWU/CCOM 1985), of Dearborn Heights, Michigan, died May 26.

Peter S. Wertheim, MS, LHD, 49 (ATSU), of Phoenix, former executive director of the Arizona Osteopathic Medical Association, died May 24.

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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