December 01, 2003

 

 Obituaries - December 1, 2003

Posted on November 15, 2003

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David L. Booth

Dr. Booth (GA '65), 65, Westminster, Md., died July 27, 2003. He was a field veterinarian for the state of Maryland. Following graduation, Dr. Booth worked for the state of Virginia as a field veterinarian for a year. He then practiced at Kable and Peck Animal Hospital in Westminster. In 1973, Dr. Booth founded Carroll County Veterinary Clinic in Westminster. He later concentrated on dairy herd nutrition.

Dr. Booth was a member of the Maryland VMA and American Association of Bovine Practitioners, and a past president of the Western Maryland VMA. In Carroll County (Maryland), he was a member of the Agriculture Center and Farm Bureau, and served on the Environmental Affairs Advisory Board from 1994-2001.

Dr. Booth's wife, Sarah; two sons; and a daughter survive him, as well as his father, Dr. Robert L. Booth (UP '35). Memorials may be made to the David L. Booth, D.V.M, Memorial Scholarship Foundation, c/o New Windsor State Bank, P.O. Box 489, New Windsor, MD 21776.


Thomas W. Brown

Dr. Brown (UP '41), 88, Fawn Grove, Pa., died Sept. 20, 2003. Retired, he had practiced in York and Lancaster counties in Pennsylvania, and Harford and Baltimore counties in Maryland. Dr. Brown was a member of the Pennsylvania VMA. He served as president of the Conservation Society of York County for six consecutive terms. Dr. Brown also served on the Selective Service Board and the South Eastern District School Board.

He is survived by a son and a daughter. Dr. Brown's grandson, Dr. Jay S. Hemenway (ROS '97), is a veterinarian in Fawn Grove. Memorials may be made to Fawn Grove Cemetery Association, c/o Carl Morris, 93 E. Main St., Fawn Grove, PA 17321; or the American Diabetes Association, 3544 N. Progress Ave., Suite 202, Harrisburg, PA 17110.


Carroll C. Gurley

Dr. Gurley (GA '58), 69, Douglasville, Ga., died Sept. 7, 2003. From 1971 until retirement in 1999, he owned Fairburn Animal Hospital in Fairburn, Ga. Prior to that, Dr. Gurley owned Cascade Animal Hospital in Atlanta for nine years. He was a member of the Georgia VMA, and a member and past president of the Greater Atlanta Veterinary Medical Society.

Dr. Gurley's wife, Patricia; two sons; and a daughter survive him. Memorials may be made to the Southwest Christian Hospice and Hope House, 7225 Lester Road, Union City, GA 30213.


Donald B. Hudson

Dr. Hudson (COL '60), 71, North Platte, Neb., died July 30, 2003. From 1976 until retirement in 1997, he served as extension and research veterinarian at the University of Nebraska. Prior to that, Dr. Hudson owned a practice in Benkelman, Neb. From 1984-1988, he served on the AVMA Publications Committee. Dr. Hudson was a past president of the American Association of Bovine Practitioners, Society for Theriogenology, and American Association of Extension Veterinarians. He served on the Nebraska Board of Veterinary Examiners and was a life member of the Nebraska VMA.

From 1954-1956, Dr. Hudson served in the Army. Dr. Hudson's wife, LaVonne; a daughter; and a son survive him.


Mac H. McMillan

Dr. McMillan (ISU '44), 80, Kerrville, Texas, died Aug. 29, 2003. From 1950 until retirement in 1988, he was a partner at the Valley Animal Hospital in Pharr, Texas. Early in his career, Dr. McMillan was in mixed practice in Miami. In 1946, he moved to Estherville, Iowa, taking over the practice of his father, Dr. Harold McMillan (now deceased), for four years.

Dr. McMillan was a life member of the Texas VMA. An Air Force veteran of the Korean War, he served in Furstenfeldbruck, Germany, for two years. Dr, McMillan attained the rank of captain. He is survived by his wife, Dorothy, and a daughter. Memorials may be made to the First United Methodist Church, 321 Thompson Drive, Kerrville, TX 78028.


Sharon E. Murray

Dr. Murray (UP '84), 48, Bourne, Mass., died Sept. 25, 2003. A small animal practitioner, she owned a practice in Bourne, was involved with the Lions Club rabies clinic, and sponsored youth activity teams. Prior to that, Dr. Murray practiced in Buzzards Bay, Mass. Her son survives her. Memorials may be made to the Massachusetts Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals, 1577 Falmouth Road, Centerville, MA 02632; The Standish Humane Society, Box 824, Scituate, MA 02066; American Cancer Society, 720 Main St., Hyannis, MA 02601; or Hospice and Palliative Care of Cape Cod, 270 Communication Way, Hyannis, MA 02601.


Robert W. Whiteway

Dr. Whiteway (GA '59), 73, Decatur, Ga., died May 28, 2003. He owned Whiteway Animal Hospital in Decatur, since 1967. Prior to that, Dr. Whiteway practiced in Ellijay, Ga., where he was also in charge of a chicken plant. He was a past president of the Greater Atlanta Veterinary Medical Society. Dr. Whiteway was also a past president and board member of the DeKalb-Gwinnett Animal Emergency Clinic in Tucker, Ga.

He was a veteran of the Korean War. Dr. Whiteway's wife, Marianne; a son; and a daughter survive him. His daughter, Dr. Ruth Whiteway Scott (GA '92), joined his practice a decade ago. Memorials may be made to Hospice Atlanta, 1244 Park Vista Drive N.E., Atlanta, GA 30319.