Russell E. Hoxie ’61

Dr. Hoxie passed away November 3, 2018 May 12, 1935 – November 3, 2018 Russell Evan Hoxie,  Sr. ’61 was born May 12, 1935, in Jaroso, Colorado. He was the son of Harold J. Hoxie ’33, a revered and beloved professor of internal medicine, who taught at the Los Angeles County Hospital and the White…

Byron H. Eller ’52

Dr. Eller passed away October 29, 2018 December 24, 1921 – October 29, 2018 Byron H. Eller ’52 passed to his rest on October 29, 2018, at the age of 96. Born December 24, 1921, in Merced, California, he grew up a farmer’s son in Simi Valley, California. He graduated from Glendale Academy in 1940 and…

Russell Louis Hoenes, Jr. ’63

Dr. Hoenes passed away October 27, 2018 September 11, 1937 – October 27, 2018 We are saddened to announce that Dr. Russell Hoenes entered into God’s eternal rest on Sabbath, October 27, 2018. He was attended by family, and in the excellent care of hospice and private caregivers. He was 81 years old. Russell Louis…

Kevyn J. Davenport ’14

Dr. Kon passed away October 21, 2018 April 29, 1987 – October 21, 2018 Kevyn Jayson Davenport ’14 was sent to us from Heaven on April 29, 1987. He returned to Heaven into the arms of Jesus on July 30, 2017. Although his life on earth was suddenly cut short, the impact he had on…

Nicola S. Ashton ’64

January 15, 1939 – October 8, 2018 Nicola S. Ashton ’64 died Oct. 8, 2018. He was born Jan. 15, 1939, the second child of J. Wilton and Marjorie Dee Nicola Ashton. He studied premed/biology at Emmanuel Missionary College (now Andrews University) and graduated in 1960. That fall he began medical school at Loma Linda…

DEPARTMENT REPORT: Surgery

The department of surgery reports on its six divisions and its education and research endeavors, as well as highlighting two of its faculty members. A shorter version of this report appeared simultaneously in the September–December 2018 Alumni JOURNAL. By Carlos A. Garberoglio, MD, Chair, Department of Surgery, LLUMC A little over half a century ago…

Walter C. Thompson ’61

Dr. Thompson passed away September 21, 2018 August 10, 1934 – September 21, 2018 Walter C. Thompson ’61, formerly of New London, passed away on Friday, September 21, 2018, in Fitchburg. He was born on August 10, 1934, and raised on a farm in the Town of Mukwa (Waupaca County), son of the late Walter and…

Ira Eugene Bailie ’52

Dr. Bailie passed away September 11, 2018 September 17, 1923 – September 11, 2018 Ira Eugene Bailie ’52 died at home peacefully in his sleep on the morning of September 11, 2018. He was 94 years old. Born in Compton, CA, on September 17, 1923, he was one of two sons (Gerald) to Ira and…