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L. Jerome Lewis ’49

L. Jerome Lewis ’49, March 21, 2002, in Walnut Creek, California. After attending Reed for three years, he enrolled in the University of Oregon Medical School, where he earned a master’s degree in physiology while simultaneously completing the Reed degree. He earned an MD from Stanford Medical School in 1957, specializing in radiology. After a residency at the University of California, San Francisco Hospital, he joined a private radiology group, Diablo Valley Radiology, based in Walnut Creek, where he worked from 1961 until his retirement in 1988. He married Irmy Bruck in 1956 and they had two children. In retirement, they enjoyed many activities together, including gardening, cooking, photography, music, and socializing with friends. He was also an avid fly fisherman. He was a fellow in the American College of Radiology, the American Board of Radiology and Nuclear Medicine, and the American Medical Association, and he was active in the American Cancer Society. Survivors include his wife; a daughter; a son; a sister, and three grandchildren.

Appeared in Reed magazine: August 2002

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