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. All are in 2019 unless specified.


Jean J. Austin, ’43 MD, of Marco Island, Fla., died Feb. 6

Homer S. Arnold, ’49 MD, of Austin, Texas, died April 19

Bernard S. Zager, ’50 MD, of Las Vegas, Nev., died April 29

James F. Culver, MD, ’51 GME, of South Daytona, Fla., died May 25

Calvin L. Rumbaugh, ’52 MD, of Provo, Utah, died Apr. 15

John E. “Ed” Norris, ’52 MD, of Houston, Texas, died May 29

Betty M. Hahneman, ’52 MD, ’56 GME, of Chicago, Ill., died July 23

Roger A. Rovelstad, ’53 MD, of Largo, Fla., died Jan. 15

Maer B. Ozonoff, ’54 MD, of Hartford, Conn., died May 11

Eugene Bont, ’56 MD, of Cavendish, Vt., died April 13

Ruben B. Shehigian, ’60 CERT, of Hammond, Ind., died April 21

George R. de la Fuente, ’62 MD, of Seattle, Wash., died May 11

James W. Ryan, MD, ’64 GME, of Glenview, Ill., died May 27

C. Wayne Callaway, ’67 MD, ’69 GME, of Washington, D.C., died May 11

Kenneth J. Murray, ’70 MD, ’73 GME, of Ruxton, Md., died May 3

Henry E. Russell, ’72 MD, of Charleston, S.C., died May 20

Lawrence J. Pass, ’77 MD, of Nashville, Tenn., died June 19


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