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In Memoriam

The following alumni of Rush Medical College have recently passed away. Our deepest condolences to their family, friends and former classmates.

To send notice of the death of a friend or family member who was a proud Rush alumnus/a, please contact the Office of Alumni Relations at, by phone at (312) 942-7199, or by mail at 1700 W. Van Buren St., Suite 250, Chicago, IL 60612.

Rush Medical College Alumni 

IRVIN S. PILGER, MD '40, of Long Beach, Calif.; February 2011

IRVIN S. SIGLIN, MD '40, of Wilmette, Ill.; Dec. 23, 2012

HAROLD A. BJORK, MD '41, GME, of Kenosha, Wis.; Aug. 8, 2012

DINO S. DELICATA, MD '75, of Oak Brook, Ill., and Coral Gables, Fla.; June 13, 2012

House Staff 

MARK A. POMERANTZ, MD GME, of Riverside, Ill.; April 20, 2012

HECTOR CARLOS SABELLI, MD, PhD, GME, of Chicago; May 24, 2012

Former Faculty

THOMAS G. COLMEY, MD, of River Forest, Ill.; Dec. 19, 2012

JOSEPH STAHL HAAS, MD, of Savannah, Ga.; April 7, 2012

ALEX JAMES KIRRIN, MD, of Chicago; Nov. 12, 2012

JOHN S. LONG, MD, of Rancho Mirage, Calif.; Jan. 3, 2013

MICHAEL W. ORTH, MD, of Clarendon Hills, Ill.; June 19, 2012

GEORGE DEWEY WILBANKS JR., MD, of Durham, N.C.; June 3, 2012