Mark Walton, DO, FAAO, passed away on January 19 at his home in Colorado Springs, Colorado. |
Dr. Walton practiced family medicine with his late father, William, in Chicago Heights, Illinois before relocating to Maui, Manhattan, and ultimately to Colorado Springs, where he practiced until his death.
Dr. Walton was strongly devoted to the arts in many forms, and in addition to his medical practice he was a professional singer and actor, performing for the American Opera company in Chicago, and multiple theater communities. Dr. Walton was also passionate about social justice and animal welfare.
Dr. Walton is survived by his wife, Annette, and his two dogs, Anela and Keiki.
A memorial service will be held at 2:00 p.m. on Friday, January 24, 2014 at the Shrine of Remembrance "America the Beautiful" Chapel.
In lieu of flowers, please direct contributions to Pike's Peak Humane Society,
, or the ASPCA.
Published in The Gazette on Jan. 23, 2014