A life in medicine

In Memoriam: Dec. 16, 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.

Glen E. Cooper, DO, MPH, 70 (ATSU-KCOM 1978), of Cape Girardeau, Missouri, died July 23.

Gerald J. Corr, DO, MPH, 90 (PCOM 1967), of Somers Point, New Jersey, died Dec. 1. Visit Dr. Corr’s online guest book.

David V. Gierlus, DO, 67 (MWU/CCOM 1986), of Illinois City, Illinois, died Dec. 4.

Col. Christopher R. Kleinsmith, DO, 66 (ATSU-KCOM 1980), of Ogden, Utah, died Dec. 10.

Robert A. Malinowski, DO, 84 (MWU/CCOM 1963), of Ashtabula, Ohio, died Dec. 6.

Wilbert J. Matz Jr., DO, 75 (PCOM 1975), of Jacksonville, Florida, died Dec. 9.

Clarence A. Scott, DO, 68 (PCOM 1981), of Fort Myers, Florida, died Nov. 10.

Charles L. White Jr., DO, 74 (PCOM 1983), of Cleveland, Georgia, died Oct. 26.

Ronald E. Wolf, DO, 83 (DMU-COM 1964), of Dayton, Ohio, died Nov. 5.

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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