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Roger S. Colton passed away at Clare Bridge of North Oaks, an Alzheimer's care community, on 2 January 2014. He was born to the late Dr. and Mrs. Ralph M. and Alline Nettleton Colton in Buffalo, New York, on 8 November 1932 and grew up in North Tonawanda, New York. Roger graduated from high school there, and received his B.A. from Middlebury College in 1954 where he met and married Judith Zecher Colton in 1954. He received his M.D. in 1958 from the University of Vermont College of Medicine. After serving as a Captain and Flight Surgeon in the United States Air Force and interning at Lackland Air Force Hospital, Roger was a Fellow in Internal Medicine and Rheumatology and the Mayo Clinic and Foundation, Rochester, Minnesota, from 1961 to 1964 where he received the Philip S. Hench Scholarship Award for Excellence in Rheumatology in 1965. He received a Masters in Medicine from the
University of Minnesota
Graduate School of Medicine in 1964. Roger practiced medicine for over 30 years in St. Paul, Minnesota, specializing in internal medicine and rheumatology, while maintaining a research, teaching and academic career that included the A. Blaine Brower Traveling Scholarship, American College of Physicians, 1969, Harvard Medical School Massachusetts General Hospital; National
Published in Pioneer Press from Jan. 4 to Jan. 5, 2014
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"Dear Judy, Tim, Seth, Dan, Becky, Josh and the whole Colton family. Stan and I send our love to you all...."
- Janie and Sta Zecher
"Judy, So sorry to hear of Roger's death. When I last saw you I knew that he was facing hospice. I knew..."
- sue ahlcrona
"What a priviledge to have had such special man in your lives! Roger will sure live within you through..."
- Rosario Aponte
"Dear Colton Family, I was so sad to hear the news about Roger. I have the highest regard for him and I..."
"Our condolences from the Family of Dr. Joseph N Gehlen"
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