A life in medicine

In Memoriam: Dec. 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.

Walter C. Anglemeyer, DO, 95 (ATSU-KCOM 1958), of Nappanee, Indiana, died Oct. 23.

John C. Brooks, DO, 79 (MWU/CCOM 1968), of Palos Heights, Illinois, died Oct. 24.

Ronald J. Fasline, DO, 71 (PCOM 1982), of Campbell, Ohio, died Sept. 27.

Duane J. Kerscher, DO, 92 (ATSU-KCOM 1957), of Monclova and Maumee, Ohio, died Oct. 29.

C. Reynolds Knorr, DO, 93 (ATSU-KCOM 1955), of Boca Raton, Florida, died Nov. 3.

Marilyn Mittenthal, DO, 67 (MSUCOM 1982), of Kalamazoo, Michigan, died Oct. 16.

David R. Phillips, DO, 81 (PCOM 1967), of Jeffersonville, Pennsylvania, died Oct. 20.

James M. Ploucha, DO, PhD, 72 (MSUCOM 1986), of Vero Beach, Florida, died Nov. 10.

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.

One comment

  1. Dr Andrew Burke

    Many very interesting, informative and introspective articles that touch on many facets of medicine, medical training and clinical experiences. Thank you.

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