A life in medicine

In Memoriam: Sept. 7, 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 memberservice@osteopathic.org. View a list of past In Memoriam columns here.

George G. Carothers, DO, 82 (ATSU-KCOM 1967), of East Grand Rapids, Michigan, died Aug. 9.

John Steven Grigsby, DO, MS, 73 (OSU-COM 1978), of Miami, Oklahoma, died July 15.

Michael P. Kuniak, DO, 68 (PCOM 1981), of Economy Borough, Pennsylvania, died Aug. 14.

David M. Loss, DO, 68 (PCOM 1978), of Leola, Pennsylvania, died May 23.

Michelle D. O’Meara, DO, 64 (OSU-COM 2003), of Moscow, Pennsylvania, died Aug. 12.

Charles S. Resseger, DO, 76 (DMU-COM 1970), of Greenwich, Ohio, died April 3.

Laura E. Smith, DO, 43 (ATSU-KCOM 2010), of Columbia, Missouri, died June 9.

Arthur J. VanDerburgh, DO, 90 (ATSU-KCOM 1960), of Portland, Maine, died July 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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