A life in medicine

In Memoriam: Sept. 23, 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.

Richard C. Burns, DO, 91 (ATSU-KCOM 1960), of Blissfield, Michigan, died Sept. 2.

Ronald J. D’Orazio, DO, RPH, 84 (PCOM 1962), of The Villages, Florida, died Sept. 4.

Craig Manifold, DO, 57 (PCOM 1993), of Helotes, Texas, died in September.

Robert G. Panzer, DO, 77 (ATSU-KCOM 1970), of Ocala, Florida, died Sept. 12.

Maurice D. Parry, DO, 86 (DMU-COM 1968), of Anthem, Arizona, died Aug. 29.

Alexander E. Rodi Sr., DO, 92 (PCOM 1958), of Hammonton, New Jersey, died Aug. 20.

Bradley A. Sachs, DO, 49 (MSUCOM 1998), of Sylvania Township, Ohio, died Aug. 24.

H. Thomas Willard, DO, 65 (UNTHSC/TCOM 1985), of Fort Worth, Texas, died Sept. 3.

Rudolph J. Wolf, DO, 85 (ATSU-KCOM 1960), of Fort Lauderdale, Florida, died Sept. 9.

Richard J. Worel, DO, 67 (MWU/CCOM 1979), of Spring Lake, Michigan, died Sept. 7.

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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