James L. Krieger M.D. (87) of Smokeshire Valley in Chester, Vermont died December 29, 2012 at his home surrounded by his family. Jim was born in New York City to Irwin and Celia who predeceased him, as did his brother Arthur. He graduated from St. Lawrence University with the Naval V-12 program, and from the Long Island College of Medicine. He served in the US Navy during World War II and the Korean conflict. He was a board-certified radiologist. In 1963 with three other radiologists he founded the Jefferson X-Ray Group in Hartford, CT, now the largest Radiological group in the state. He maintained life-long interests in golf and photography and had been an avid skier. Jim is survived by Eleanor, his wife of 61 years, and seven children: John (Kathy) Krieger of Danbury, CT, Robert Krieger of Newington, CT, Marion (Mark) Diunizio of Fort Walton Beach, FL, Paul (Sue) Krieger of Oak Hill, VA, Nancy (Gordon) Black of Lebanon, NH, Barbara (George) Ronan of Gloucester, VA, Elizabeth (Joe) Regele, of Garrison, NY, as well as 11 grandchildren and one great-granddaughter.
A time of visitation will be at Adams Funeral Home on Saturday, Jan. 5th from 3 p.m. until 5 p.m. Jim will be interred at Smokeshire Cemetery at the convenience of the family. In lieu of flowers, please send donation to Visiting Nurse and Hospice of Vermont and New Hampshire, 1 Holstein Place, Brattleboro, VT 05301 or the , Northern New England Region, 55 Day Lane,Williston, Vermont 05495-4420.

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Published in The Hartford Courant on Dec. 31, 2012