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
D. Joseph Schwartz Portland, OR 4/23/2016
George V. Millett, III, DDS San Antonio, TX 2/20/2016
Lawrence Jenkins, DDS, MS Oak Lawn, IL 2/12/2016
Gregory M Reich, DDS Colorado Springs, CO 2/8/2016
Bernard L. Rainey, DDS Memphis, TN 12/27/2015
Masatoshi Isii, DDS Japan 12/17/2015
Eran Berenstein, DDS Fort Lauderdale, FL 9/27/2015
Monroe W. Weinstein, DDS Poughkeepsie, NY 8/22/2015
W R Spettel, DDS Huron, OH 8/16/2015
Dr. Morton B. Stone Sarasota, FL 7/19/2015
Michael P Stiglitz, DDS Glen Echo, MD 7/10/2015
John W Dean III, DDS New Haven, CT 7/7/2015
Henry J Kruska, DDS Kalamazoo, MI 6/25/2015
Ronald L. Barbanell, DDS Downey, CA 4/18/2015
Tiffany N Mai, DDS San Jose, CA 4/4/2015
Masao Ando Japan 2/17/2015
Felix Haase, DMD Germany 2/17/2015
Jan H Kraal, DMD, PhD Lexington, KY 2/03/2015
Gerald Shklar, DDS Waban, MA 1/21/2015
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
W Bernard Bell, DDS, MSD Evergreen, CO 10/19/2014
Charles F Harless, DDS Raleigh, NC 10/14/2014
Earl V Patterson III, DDS Baton Rouge, LA 9/21/2014
Frederique Gosselin, DDS France 9/13/2014
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
Peter V Jahnke, DDS Oconomowoc, WI 6/25/2014
Connie L Drisko, DDS Augusta, GA 6/22/2014
Edmundo B Nery, DMD Inverness, FL 34453 6/10/2014

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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