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John Wayne Loomis ’40

John Wayne Loomis ’40, October 20, 1999, in Portland. He earned a medical degree from the University of Oregon Medical School, now Oregon Health Sciences University, in 1944, with a specialty in radiology. He served in the U.S. Navy during World War II and was a medical officer in the U.S. Naval Reserves in 1944–46. From 1951 until his retirement in 1995, he had a private radiology practice in downtown Portland. He also served as clinical professor of diagnostic radiology at OHSU. He was a fellow of the American College of Radiology and a past president of the Oregon Radiological Society, Portland Academy of Medicine, and the Pacific Northwest Radiological Society. He married Ruth Condon in 1943. Survivors include his wife, a daughter, a son, a sister, and three grandchildren.

Appeared in Reed magazine: May 2000

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