In Memoriam

We honor our ASOPRS colleagues and mentors who have passed during the second quarter-century of our Society:

2020

John Koh, MD (December 24, 1963 in Seoul, South Korea – October 18, 2020 in Farmington Hills, Michigan)
Orkan George Stasior, MD (June 15, 1930 in Toronto, Canada – February 19, 2020 in Loudenville, New York)
Darrell Wolfley, MD
(January 8, 1943 in Salt Lake City, Utah – January 6, 2020 in Shoal Creek, Alabama)

2019

2019 memorials


George F. Buerger, Jr., MD (Uniontown, Pennsylvania – June 16, 2019 in Churchill, Pennsylvania)
Charles S.G. Maris, MD (March 5, 1931 in Brooklyn, New York – July 3, 2019 in Cumming, Georgia)
Brent A. Murphy, MD (January 22, 1962 in Pittsfield, Massachusetts – August 8, 2019 in Atlanta, Georgia

2017

2017  memorials


Henry I. Baylis, MD
(1935 in Pontiac, Michigan – 2017 in Santa Monica, California)
Peter H. Ballen, MD (August 26, 1925 – August 15, 2017 in Miami, Florida)
James L. Hargiss, MD (d. August 17, 2017)

 

2016

Donald J. Bergin, MD (1949 in Chicago, Illinois ‒ April 24, 2016)
Lars M. Vistnes, MD (June 22, 1927 in Stavanger, Norway ‒ June 22, 2016 in Palo Alto, California)
Barrett Haik, MD (September 8, 1951 in New Orleans, Louisiana – July 22, 2016 in New Orleans, Louisiana)
Murray A. Meltzer, MD (January 27, 1936 in Brooklyn, New York – August 4, 2016 in Tenafly, New Jersey)

2014

William L. “Bucky” Walter, MD (April 24, 1928 in Miamisburg, Ohio – October 2, 2014 in St. Louis, Missouri)
Martin Kazdan, MD, MSc (August 11, 1930 – November 12, 2014 in Toronto, Ontario)

2013

Russell Neuhaus, MD (November 27, 1950 in Omaha, Nebraska – May 24, 2013 in Austin, Texas)

2012

Jack H. Pincus, MD (April 5, 1936 in Brooklyn, New York – August 14, 2012 in Boca Raton, Florida)
John W. Huneke, MD (August 4, 1932 in Batesville, Indiana ‒ August 30, 2012 in Ada, Oklahoma)
William J. Pidde, MD (June 3, 1930 in Saskatchewan, Canada – October 23, 2012 in Palm Springs, California)

2011

Richard R. Tenzel, MD (January 19, 1929 in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania – May 31, 2011 in Sky Lake, Orange County, Florida)

2010

Bartley R. Frueh, MD (September 1, 1937 in Lakewood, Ohio – February 16, 2010 in Ann Arbor, Michigan)
Robert M. Goldwyn, MD (1930 in Worcester, Massachusetts ‒ March 23, 2010 in Brookline, Massachusetts)
John C. Mustardé, MD (June 6, 1916 in Glasgow, Scotland – October 16, 2010 in Tetbury, Gloucestershire, England)

2008

Lewis Lauring, MD (1939 in Brooklyn, New York ‒ November 12, 2008 in St. Petersburg, Florida)

2007

Albert Hornblass, MD (January 5, 1939 in New York, New York –January 17, 2007 in Englewood, New Jersey)
Stephen L. Bosniak, MD (1947 – February 8, 2007)
John R. Finlay, MD (1921 in New York, New York – April 14, 2007 in North Salem, New York)
Robert H. Kennedy, MD, PhD (May 25, 1954 in Mason City, Iowa – June 23, 2007 in Key Largo, Florida)
Arthur G. DeVoe, MD (March 24, 1909 – September 19, 2007)
Kenneth L. Piest, MD (January 17, 1954 in Laurium, Michigan – October 5, 2007 in San Antonio, Texas)

2006

Robert E. Kennedy, MD (December 2, 1920 – February 20, 2006)
Edward L. Liva, MD (1926 in New Jersey – March 3, 2006 in Ridgewood, New Jersey)
Robert D. Deitch Sr., MD, JD (1932 – 2007)

2005

James E. Bennett, MD (September 29, 1919 ‒ February 2, 2005)
Alston Callahan, MD (March 16, 1911 in Mississippi – October 28, 2005 in Birmingham, Alabama)
David Kahanic, MD (November 14, 1961 in Arlington Heights, Illinois ‒ August 11, 2005 in Arlington Heights, Illinois)

2003

Crowell Beard, MD (May 23, 1912 in Napa California – May 10, 2003 in San Jose, California)
John T. Simonton, MD (1916 in New York, New York – October 17, 2003 in Rye, New York)
Bernice Z. Brown, MD (February 24, 1930 in Altoona, Pennsylvania – December 24, 2003 in Glendale, California)

2001

Burton M. Krimmer, MD (September 11, 1925 in New York, New York – January 21, 2001 in Santa Fe, New Mexico)
Margaret F. Obear, MD (1906 – June 13, 2001 in Pinehurst, North Carolina)

2000

Carl Cordes Johnson, MD (1911 in Schenectady, New York – February 5, 2000 in Weston, Massachusetts)
R. Bruce Ramsey, MD (1925 in Canada – March 31, 2000 at Mont Tremblant, Quebec)
Bernd Silver (1932 in Essen, Germany – May 4, 2000 in St. Louis, Missouri)
Arthur J. Schaefer, MD (1933 in Buffalo, New York – October 4, 2000 in Cheektowaga, New York)

1999

Morris Feldstein, MD (July 6, 1912 – August 2, 1999)

1998

Jack V. Lisman, MD (1914 – 1998)
Everett R. Veirs, MD (September 5, 1908 – August 22, 1998 in Temple, Texas)
Frank W. Newell, MD (January 14 1916 in St. Paul, Minnesota – November 18, 1998 in Chicago Illinois)

1997

Charles E. Iliff III, MD (February 16, 1911 in Cincinnati, Ohio – August 19, 1997 in Hilton Head, South Carolina)
Hugh N. ODonoghue, MCh, FRCOphth (1927 in Dublin, Ireland – December 6, 1997)

1994

Wendell L. Hughes, MD, DSc (February 26, 1900 in Thorndale, Ontario – February 10, 1994 in Florida)
Martin Bodian, MD (January 3, 1912 – April 30, 1994 in Southbury, Connecticut)
Merrill J. Reeh, MD (1907 in Nebraska – July 8, 1994 in Seattle, Washington)