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
S. Timothy Rose, DDS Appleton, WI 9/24/2019
Thomas Giusto, DDS Springfield, NJ 8/22/2019
Rex D. Anderson, BS, DDS Turlock, CA 7/14/2019
Paula L. Weistroffer, DDS, MS, FICD Iowa City, IA 7/1/2019
Norman D. Glasscock, DDS Yorktown, VA 6/2/2019
Arthur R. Vernino, DDS Houston, TX 5/17/2019
Joseph J. Lawrence Orlando, FL 5/4/2019
Dennis A. Shanelec, DDS Santa Barbara CA 4/15/2019
Alfred S. Goodman, DDS, MSD Houston, TX 4/4/2019
Patrick C. Haggerty, DDS Canfield, OH 3/14/2019
Robert J. Genco, DDS, PhD Buffalo, NY 3/6/2019
Marvin A. Tuckman, DDS Fair Lawn, NJ 2/6/2019
Michael E. Krause, DDS Ann Arbor, MI 1/26/2019
Terence Comar, DDS Portage, MI 1/2/2019
George J. Capaldi, DDS Schwenksville, PA 12/22/2018
Bryan P. Fitzgerald, DDS Reisterstown, MD 11/20/2018
Elliot W. Salloway, DMD Worcester, MA 10/31/2018
James O. Hix, DDS, MSD Cleveland, OH 8/11/2018
John V. Di Girolamo, DDS   8/6/2018
D Walter Cohen, DDS Philadelphia, PA 6/29/2018
Herbert Brilliant, DDS Philadelphia, PA 6/16/2018
Lars Heijl, DDS, PhD Sweden 5/2018
Walter J. Watson, Jr., DDS Jacksonville, FL 5/29/2018
Thomas J. Miller, DDS Powell, OH 5/10/2018
Ronald A. Monica, DDS New Orleans, LA 5/6/2018
S. Sigmund Stahl, DDS Singer Island, FL 5/5/2018
Robert C. Fazio, DMD Naples, FL 4/29/2018
Michael K. Brauer, DMD Oakland, NJ 4/6/2018
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
George Wechsler, DDS Palm Beach Gardens, FL 2/20/2017
Thomas O. Sweet, DDS Syracuse, NY 2/10/2017
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

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