A life in medicine

In Memoriam: Feb. 1, 2022

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.

David Joel Alvarez, DO, RPH, 62 (MSUCOM 1989), of Ann Arbor, Michigan, died Jan. 13.

Joseph P. Amon, DO, 74 (MWU/CCOM 1975), of Girard, Ohio, died Jan. 13.

Robert F. Barnes, DO, 84 (ATSU-KCOM 1963), of Silver Creek, New York, died Jan. 8.

Charles Ross Darlington Jr., DO, 74 (PCOM 1976), of Thorndale, Pennsylvania, died Jan. 8.

Harlan F. Ellis, DO, MD, 96 (COPS 1952), of Visalia, California, died Nov. 27, 2021.

Ruth E. Frye, DO, 63 (PCOM 1984), of Allentown, Pennsylvania, died Jan. 15.

David C. Hogarty, DO, 55 (ATSU-KCOM 1999), of Goldsboro, North Carolina, died Dec. 31, 2021.

Samuel D. Looker, DO, 80 (PCOM 1968), of Harrisburg, Pennsylvania, died Dec. 29, 2021.

Kendell L. Oetter, DO, 68 (UNECOM 1990), of Cornell, Illinois, died Dec. 8, 2021.

LeRoy F. Peel, DO, 90 (KCU-COM 1974), of Mesa, Arizona, died Dec. 28, 2021.

Alan J. Popick, DO, 73 (DMU-COM 1973), of Scranton, Pennsylvania, died Jan. 1.

Michael B. Reynolds, DO, 65 (WVSOM 1983), of Brooksville, Florida, died Jan. 7.

A. Duane Selman, DO, 71 (UNTHSC/TCOM 1987), of Arlington, Texas, died Dec. 31, 2021.

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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