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Nicholas Danforth, M.D.

1935 - 2014 ARLINGTON Nicholas Danforth, M.D. born in Sidney, New York on Aug. 8, 1935, died Dec. 24, 2014. Nick received his undergraduate degree from Dartmouth College. He graduated from Albany Medical School in 1963. Originally trained as a surgeon, Danforth was a Professor of Surgery at Dartmouth Medical School. He was in the vanguard of developing prepaid medicine (now called managed care) at the University of Utah where he pursued a residency in Psychiatry. He served as the Chairman of the Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Medicine and was a senior vice president at the Geisinger Health System in Danville, PA. In his later years he served as staff Psychiatrist at Southwestern Vermont Health Care. He was married to the former Dorothy Diehl who survives him as well as three daughters and eight grandchildren. At Nick's request there will be no formal services. If friends desire contributions in Nick's memory may be made to the . c/o Hanson Walbridge & Shea Arlington Chapel P.O. Box 528 Arlington, VT 05250. To send the family personal email condolences, please visit www.shefuneralhomes.com


Published in Bennington Banner on Dec. 26, 2014
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