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.

ALUMNI

Russell C. Rowan, ’43 MD, of Albion, Mich., died Feb. 16, 2019.

John H. Lindberg, ’48 MD, ’49, ’53, GME, of Seattle, Wash., died March 23, 2019.

Richard E. “Dick” Meyer, ’50 MD, of Romeoville, Ill., died Dec. 20, 2018.

Merritt G. Ringer, Jr., ’51 MD, of Carmel, Calif., died Dec. 25, 2018.

Richard M. Chubb, ’54 MD, MPH, of Pittsburg, Kan., died on Jan. 8, 2019.

Carl R. Coleman, ’54 MD, of Powell, Ohio, died on March 21, 2019.

Lawrence B. Keithly, ’54 DDS, of Boise, Idaho, died on Dec. 31, 2018.

Richard E. Land, ’56 MD, of Cranston, R.I., died on Feb. 13, 2019.

Gunars Medins, MD, ’57, ’59, ’60 GME, of Gainesville, Ga., died on Feb. 11, 2019.

Nicholas C. Katris, ’59 DDS, of Northfield, Ill., died on Jan. 1, 2019.

Edwin Kellerman, ’59 MD, of Philadelphia, Pa., died on Jan. 20, 2019.

Karen E. Christianson, BSM ‘59, of Moline, Ill., died on Jan. 17, 2019.

Patrick F. Jewell, MD, ’63 GME, of Lincoln, Calif., died on Dec. 12, 2018.

Harold E. Harris, Jr., ’64 MD, of South Hadley, Mass., died on Feb. 19, 2019.

Palmer J. Blakley, ‘90 MD, of Tinley Park, Ill., died on March 23, 2019.

Faculty

Thomas Stafford, MD, clinical assistant professor of Ophthalmology, of Evanston, Ill., died Oct. 13, 2018.