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Morton Palken M.D.


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Morton Palken M.D. Obituary
Morton Palken, MD

Morton Palken passed away on 2-22-16 at his home in Seattle, WA with his family surrounding him. Mort was born 3-31-22 in Boston, MA. He earned his medical degree at Tufts Medical School in Boston and served in the US Army as Captain in Korea. After completing his residency in Urology at Framingham Hospital in Boston he moved to Seattle where he served as Chief of Urology at Children's Orthopedic Hospital and had a long career in private practice. Mort was an accomplished artist and loved mountain climbing with his friends and sons. He was a longtime Mountaineer and Sierra Club member. Mort is survived by his wife Susan, sons Warren and Joshua and is preceded in death by his son Michael. He will be lovingly remembered by his stepchildren, grandchildren and his niece. Memorials can be made to Seattle Children's Hospital.
Published in The Seattle Times on Mar. 2, 2016
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