In Memoriam: Departed AAP Members

We honor these members of the American Academy of Periodontology known to have passed away and extend our sympathy and condolences to their families, colleagues and friends.

Death notices (name, residence, date of death) are posted as they are made available and will remain on this page for a two-year period after the date of death. In addition, deceased members' names are printed in the Annual Meeting On-site Program and special mention is made during the General Assembly.

The AAP makes a contribution to the American Academy of Periodontology Foundation in their memory annually. Click here to give a memorial gift to the AAP Foundation for a deceased colleague.

When available, links to obituaries are also provided. Click on the member’s name to access this information.

Name Residence Deceased Date
Felix Haase, DMD Germany 2/17/2015
Jan H Kraal, DMD, PhD Lexington, KY 2/03/2015
Wm R Hollander, DDS, MSD Sioux City, IA 12/21/2014
Walter B Hall, DDS Tiburon, CA 11/30/2014
Barney Lim, DDS Portola Valley, CA 11/10/2014
Clifford Ochsenbein, DDS Van Alstyne, TX 11/03/2014
J S Millsap, DDS El Lago, TX 10/30/2014
Sidney L Spector DDS San Diego, CA 10/25/2014
Charles F Harless, DDS Raleigh, NC 10/14/2014
Earl V Patterson III, DDS Baton Rouge, LA 9/21/2014
Roberta L Shaklee, DDS Denver, CO 8/29/2014
John Faia Jr Carmel, CA 8/27/2014
Walter N Johnson, DMD, MS Vancouver, WA 8/27/2014
Julius N Obin, DDS New York, NY 8/19/2014
John A Lenox, DMD Alexandria, KY 7/16/2014
Morton Amsterdam, DDS Bala Cynwyd, PA 6/27/2014
Connie L Drisko, DDS Augusta, GA 6/22/2014
Edmundo B Nery, DMD Inverness, FL 34453 6/10/2014
Carl Stoner New London, CT 5/18/2014
Thomas E Holbrook, DDS Tampa, FL 5/06/2014
James E Holloway III, DDS Hot Springs, AR 4/21/2014
Leo Angel, DDS Sacramento, CA 3/23/2014
Robert S Matthews, DDS Anchorage, AK 3/23/2014
Robert E Christenson San Diego, CA 2/08/2014
David W Wardlaw, DDS Salinas, CA 2/03/2014
Marshall S Manne, DDS Saint Louis, MO 1/31/2014
John D Bergman, DDS Australia 1/28/2014
J Herman Beckelman, DDS Green Valley, AZ 1/24/2014
Larry D Mabile, DDS San Diego, CA 1/25/2014
Jack H Mishkin, DDS Miami Beach, FL 1/06/2014
Manuel H Marks, DDS, PhD Tucson, AZ 12/20/2013
Russell J Nisengard, DDS, PhD Williamsville, NY 12/05/2013
Stephen Kobernick, DDS Clearwater, FL 11/23/2013
Charles J Mahan, DMD Missouri City, TX 11/22/2013
David G Stahl, DMD Manchester, NH 10/20/2013
Leslie M Salkin, DDS Blue Bell, PA 10/15/2013
Paul B Alper, DDS Lexington, MA 10/8/2013
Gilbert V Oliver, DMD Pinole, CA 9/17/2013
Arthur J Sachsel, DDS, MSc Riverside, CA 9/13/2013
Leon A Weiss, DDS Swampscott, MA 9/13/2013
Jan H Egelberg, DDS Sweden 9/06/2013
Henry M. Swenson, DDS Indianapolis, IN 7/21/2013
Niels C Johansen, DDS Santa Rosa, CA 7/15/2013
Oreste D Zanni, DDS Methuen, MA 7/15/2013
Victor A Masi, DDS Pflugerville, TX 7/9/2013
Dina M Vargas-Price, DDS, MSc Ottawa, ON, Canada 7/6/2013
Carlos Castro-Barrera, DMD Brookline, MA 6/30/2013
David R. Neal, DDS Memphis, TN 05/03/2013
James L. Madigan, DDS Knoxville, TN 4/25/2013
T W Schroeder, BA, DDS Daytona Beach, FL 4/22/2013
Stanley P. Hazen, DDS, MS Arlington, VA 4/12/2013
James C Kenrick, DDS Orchard Park, NY 4/8/2013

The American Academy of Periodontology encourages its members to assist in providing timely, accurate information regarding the recent deaths of AAP members. To notify the AAP, contact Member Services via e-mail (,fax (312-573-3225), or mail:

American Academy of Periodontology
Membership Department
737 N Michigan Avenue, Suite 800
Chicago, IL 60611-6660

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