A life in medicine

In Memoriam: April 1, 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.

Donald B. Marshall II, DO, 60 (CCOM), of Toledo, Ohio, died Dec. 3, 2022.

James DeYarman, DO, 76 (KCOM), of La Jolla, California, died Dec. 24, 2022.

Donald G. Pelino, DO, 92 (CCOM), of Dyer, Indiana, died Jan. 26.

Robert M. Saks, DO, 79 (PCOM 1969), of Coopersburg, Pennsylvania, died Feb. 22.

Mary Garavaglia, DO, 76, of Shelby Township, Michigan, died March 4.

Byron Marr, DO, 59 (OSU-COM 1989), of Tulsa, Oklahoma, died March 5.

Nancy Kay Monaghan Beery, DO, 66 (KCOM 1995), of Duluth, Minnesota, died March 7.

Jack Orrin Gratch, DO, 77 (TCOM), of Fort Worth, Texas, died March 29.

Editor’s note: If you’d like to honor a colleague with a memorial contribution to the American Osteopathic Foundation, you can do so online.

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