A life in medicine

In Memoriam: June 16, 2021

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 crc@osteopathic.org. View a list of past In Memoriam columns here.

Bernard “Bud” Berks, DO, 88 (ATSU-KCOM 1958), of Germantown, Ohio, died June 4.

John E. Bodell, DO, 78 (ATSU-KCOM 1971), of Trenton, Michigan, died in 2021. Visit Dr. Bodell’s online guest book.

Leonard H. Donley, DO, 96 (KCU-COM 1952), of Wichita, Kansas, died May 31.

Harold A. Frazier, DO, 96 (KCU-COM 1955), of Silver Spring, Maryland, died May 23.

Jon M. Furbee, DO, RPH, 71 (WVSOM 1983), of Lubbock, Texas, died June 2.

Dennis R. Parker, DO, 78 (DMU-COM 1968), of Phoenix died March 26.

Travis D. Richardson, DO, 50 (KCU-COM 1999), of Jonesboro, Arkansas, died March 14.

James S. “Sam” Stauffer, DO, RPH, 68 (OSU-COM 1980), of Tulsa, Oklahoma, died June 3.

Herbert C. White, DO, 83 (MWU/CCOM 1964), of Rhinelander, Wisconsin, died April 15.

David Paul Wilcher, DO, 67 (WVSOM 1980), of Dade City, Florida, died May 19.

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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