A life in medicine

In Memoriam: Jan. 3, 2023

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.

Daniel P. Conte, DO, 86 (ATSU-KCOM 1963), of Garfield, New Jersey, died Nov. 8. Read more of his life here.

Norman D. Crecelius, DO, 80 (KCU-COM 1974), of Farmington, Missouri, died Nov. 21.

Hans Fichtenberg, DO, 93 (KCU-COM 1963), of Tulsa, Oklahoma, died Dec. 9.

David F. Hitzeman, DO, 75 (KCU-COM 1974), of Tulsa, Oklahoma, died Dec. 14.

Donald B. Marshall II, DO, 60 (MWU/CCOM 1989), of Waterville, Ohio, died Dec. 3.

Brendan J. O’Brien, DO, 85 (PCOM 1964), of Macungie, Pennsylvania, died Dec. 4.

Martin W. Schwarze, DO, 76 (ATSU-KCOM 1973), of St. Louis, Missouri, died Nov. 18.

Paul D. Williams, DO, 62 (PCOM 1986), of Harrisburg, Pennsylvania, died Nov. 28.

Michael K. Willman, DO, 81 (ATSU-KCOM 1965), of Ormond Beach, Florida, died Dec. 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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