In Memoriam

Northwestern Medicine expresses its condolences to the families and friends of the following alumni (listed in order of their graduation year) and faculty who have recently passed away.


John H. Sterne, ’43 MD, of Evansville, Ind., died April 13.

Arthur F. Reimann, ’44 MS, ’45 MD, of Elmhurst, Ill., died March 23.

Drew Miller, ’46 MD, of Rochester, Minn., died April 15.

Jack Stuart “Stu” Pritchard, ’46 MD, of Philipsburg, Mont., died Feb 23. 

William B. Fischer, ’47 MD, ’52 GME, of Fontana, Wis., died Feb. 28.

Andreas Dahl, ’48 DDS, of Onalaska, Wis., died Jan. 3.

Rolf M. Gunnar, ’48 MS, ’49 MD, of Hinsdale, Ill., died March 18. 

Daniel W. Hayes, ’48 MD, of Minneapolis, died Feb. 14. 

Joseph T. Sheridan, ’48 MD, of Burr Ridge, Ill., died April 10. 

Henry M. Hanson, ’49 MD, of Waverly, Iowa, died March 8.

Hugh L. Reat Jr., ’50 DDS, of Napa, Calif., died Dec. 8.

Earl Eldred, ’51 MD, of Northridge, Calif., died March 17.

Glen D. Jorgenson, ’51 DDS, of St. George, Utah, died Dec. 11.

Warren Lovell, ’52 MA/MS, ’53 MD, of Ventura, Calif., died July 15.

James H. Scatliff, ’52 MD, of Chapel Hill, N.C., died March 4.

Glenn H. Zimmer, ’52 DDS, of Golden, Colo., died Dec. 9.

Sheldon E. Davis, ’54 MD, of New Bedford, Mass., died April 13.

Myrl A. Nafziger, ’54 MD, of Goshen, Ind., died March 30. 

John Raich, ’54 MD, of Edina, Minn., died April 1.

Gustaf A. Anderson, ’56 DDS, of Napa, Calif., died Oct. 31..

Harlan W. Hawkinson, ’55 MD, ’56 GME, of St. Paul, Minn., died Oct. 25

Lester P. Nyborg, ’56 MD, of Saint Anthony, Idaho, died May 1.

Kent Rogers, ’56 DDS, of Asheville, N.C., died Nov. 22.

Bruce W. Meek, ’57 MD, of Frankston, Texas, died Sept. 11.

Dale L. Schwartz, ’58 MD, of Prescott, Ariz., died in May 2017.

Robert M. Smith, ’60 DDS, of Trinity Center, Calif., died Nov. 30.

Stone Hallquist, ’63 MD, of Tulsa, Okla., died Feb. 24.

William E. Powers, Jr., ’63 MD, of Carmichael, Calif., died Feb. 15.

Dwight W. Freeman, MD, ’64 GME, of Portland, Ore., died March 18.

Morris Kace, ’64 MD, of Foster City, Calif., died April 9.

John E. King, ’65 MD, of Rochester, Minn., died March 31.

Peter Groom, ’67 MD, ’71 GME, of Pocatello, Idaho, died March 31.

Charles F. Nawrot, ’69 MS, of Summerfield, Fla., died Feb. 21.

Edward S. Ogata, ’71 MD, of Chicago, died Feb. 24.

Michele Michaels Ginsberg, MD, ’74, ’75 GME, of San Diego, died July 24.

Brent Ray Johnson, ’75 DDS, of Pocatello, Idaho, died Dec. 15.

Charles Lee, ’76 MD, of Lexington, Ky., died Aug. 29.

Timothy M. Brown, ’93 MD, of Cresco, Pa., died Feb. 25.

Steven Sooudi, ’95 MD, of Beaumont, Texas, died Aug. 17.

Victoria J. Taylor, ’12 PhD, of New York City, died June 4.


Yuri Geinisman, MD, professor emeritus of Cell Biology and Anatomy, of Deerfield, Ill. died Nov. 29.

Esmail Koushanpour, PhD, associate professor emeritus of Physiology, of Mundelein, Ill., died Feb. 12.

Milton Paul, MD, professor emeritus of Pediatrics and Biomedical Engineering, of Madison, Wis., died Jan. 31.

Ronald L. Stout, ’67 MS, ’71 PhD, former assistant professor of Pediatrics, of Elgin, Ill., died Dec. 3.

Lorraine Torkelson, MD, assistant professor emeritus of Obstetrics and Gynecology, of Prior Lake, Minn., died Jan. 24.