Donna M. Fukumoto

  • "i knew donna in college at uva and then again at mcv. she..."
    - dennis forbes,m.d.
  • "Dr. Fukumoto was both my friend and mentor. The knowledge..."
    - Angie Williams
  • "Dear Jim and Mae; Wanda and Matt, Sarah and John, Oh my!..."
    - Margee Walsh
  • "I fell in love with Dr. Fukumoto over the course of my..."
    - Karyn Gordon
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    - Franny Butterworth

Dr. Donna Mae Fukumoto, 60, of Richmond, Va., passed away on Monday, Oct. 24, 2011. Cherishing her memory are her daughter, Sarah Gibney; her son, John Gibney; her parents, James and Mae Fukumoto; her sister, Wanda Kurbel; her brother, Matt Fukumoto; and a host of friends and loved ones. Donna graduated from the College of William and Mary in 1973 with honors in biology. In 1977, she earned her medical degree from the Medical College of Virginia (with honors in Alpha Omega Alpha). Dr. Fukumoto served the community of Petersburg, Va., as a medical oncologist for 29 years and she will be missed by countless patients, doctors, and community members.

A memorial service will be held at Bliley's Funeral Home, 6900 Hull Street Road, on Sunday, Oct. 30 at 2 p.m. In lieu of flowers, contributions may be made to the VCU Massey Cancer Center.
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Published in The Progress-Index on Oct. 26, 2011