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
Martin Mendelsohn, DDS Los Angeles, CA 8/29/2017
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
Esther Wilkins, RDH, DMD Hudson, NH 12/12/2016
Rolf James Bolt, DDS Grand Rapid, MI 11/14/2016
Lawrence G. Breault, DMD Peyton, CO 11/14/2016
William J. Killoy, DDS San Antonio, TX 10/31/2016
Robert N. Nelson, DDS Colorado Spring, CO 10/9/2016
Donald H. Masters, DDS Kapolei, HI 9/10/2016
Sanford Kirsch, DDS Longboat Key, FL 9/5/2016
Elmer C. Patterson, DDS Eatonton, GA. 8/28/2016
Edward A. Sielski, DDS Williamsville, NY 8/26/2016
Michael M. Perry, DMD Oxford, MS 8/14/2016
S.N. Bhaskar, DDS Monterey, CA 8/4/2016
Glenn J. Jividen Sr, DDS Dayton, OH 7/4/2016
Charles I. Cohen, DDS Brooklyn, NY 6/19/2016
Arthur I. Steinberg, DMD Eagleville, PA 5/9/2016
Frederick J. Halik, DDS Fairport, NY. 4/26/2017
D. Joseph Schwartz, DDS Portland, OR 4/23/2016
George V. Millett, III, DDS San Antonio, TX 2/20/2016
Charles D. Hall, DDS, MSD Vero Beach, FL 2/13/2016
Lawrence Jenkins, DDS, MS Oak Lawn, IL 2/12/2016
Gregory M Reich, DDS Colorado Springs, CO 2/8/2016

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 or mail:

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

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