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 are posted as they are made available. 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.


Name Residence Deceased Date
D Walter Cohen, DDS Philadelphia, PA 6/29/2018
Lars Heijl, DDS, PhD Sweden 5/2018
Thomas J. Miller, DDS Powell, OH 5/10/2018
S. Sigmund Stahl, DDS Singer Island, FL 5/5/2018
Craig Michael Gayton, DDS Washington, DC 2/4/2018
Edward L. Ball, Jr., DDS Cincinnati, OH 1/27/2018
Warren Harvey Marttala, DMD Kellogg, ID 1/15/2018
Herman Dale Tow, Jr., DDS Gainesville, FL 1/12/2018
Olin Brynilde Vaughan, DDS, MS, MSD Corpus Christi, TX 12/26/2017
Gregory L. Fauth, DDS, PC Naperville, IL 12/23/2017
Michael Laurence Barnett, DDS Princeton, NJ 11/22/2017
Joel J. Piehl, DDS Los Angeles, CA 11/21/2017
George T. Raust Jr., DDS San Francisco, CA 11/08/2017
William A. Smith, DDS San Antonio, TX 10/29/2017
Milton Palat, DDS Yardley, PA 9/15/2017
Richard A. Sugarman, DDS Atlanta, GA 9/02/2017
Donald Pentz, DDS   9/2017
Samuel Kakehashi, DDS   8/31/2017
Martin Mendelsohn, DDS Los Angeles, CA 8/29/2017
John M. Craemer, DDS San Antonio, TX 8/24/2017
Loren E. Frumker, DDS Highland Heights, OH 8/8/2017
Charles J. Wagener, DDS Windsor, CO 6/13/2017
Jack H. Harris, DDS Pearland, TX 3/13/2017
Richard J. Aufderheide, DMD Stevensville, MD 2/02/2017
Eric A. Appleberry, DDS Ypsilanit, MI 1/18/2017
Gayle Woods, DDS Hermosa Beach, CA 1/14/2017
Timothy E. Moore, DDS Tulsa, OK 1/08/2017

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 at member.services@perio.org or mail:

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

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