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 Memorial Medical Center. His father would have a profound influence on his life.

After completing premedical studies at La Sierra College in 1957, he entered medical school, and after graduating in 1961, he completed a rotating internship at the Los Angeles County Hospital.

In 1966, he completed a residency in anesthesiology at the White Memorial Medical Center under the tutelage of Dr. Forrest E. Leffingwell ’33. Then he was drafted into the United States Army, where he served as Chief of Anesthesiology at the United States Army Hospital in Munich, Germany, until 1969, earning the rank of major.

In 1969, he began private practice at the Glendale Adventist Medical Center, and in 1972, he became a diplomate of the American Board of Anesthesiology.

Dr. Hoxie enjoyed spending time with his family, pursuing photography, snow skiing, and serving the Vallejo Drive, Glendale City, and Monterey Peninsula Seventh-day Adventist churches.

After retiring from his work at the Glendale Adventist Medical Center in 2000, he and his wife moved to Carmel, California.

Dr. Hoxie, who died on November 3, 2018, in Carmel, is survived by his wife, Ann Harding Hoxie; three sons, Russell E. Hoxie, Jr. ’88, John, and Brent; and five grandchildren.

(Source: Family of Dr. Hoxie)