Theodore Bacharach, MD
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5/29/1923 - 7/10/2013
Ted Bacharach (Dr. B) died at home after a short illness. He lived life to the fullest, loving every minute. He was born in Frankfurt, Germany to Max and Sophie Bacharach. His early education was in Switzerland and New York. He graduated from Syracuse Medical School, in 1946. He retired from the military as a Lt. Colonel after more than 20 years of service. He married his college sweetheart Janet in December of 1944. He and his family traveled the world while in the military, always enjoying new places and experiences.
Ted and Jan settled in Colfax in 1964. First working at Weimar Medical Center, then later becoming a founding member of the Auburn Faith Community Hospital. He practiced medicine in Auburn until he was 82. He was dedicated to improving community and regaling his friends with stories and jokes. He touched many lives and graced all of us over the years.
He is survived by daughters, Ellen, Su and Wendy, grandchildren and great grandchildren. All are testaments to his lessons and love of family. The family requests no flowers. If you choose, please make a donation to the
in his name.
A celebration of life will be on August 4th at his home from 2 to 5 pm. If you choose to share a memory, please bring a written remembrance.
Published in Gold Country Media Newspapers on July 16, 2013