EKSTRAND, Richard W. (M.D.), 95, passed away June 24, 2013. Born in Waukegan, IL, he specialized in Internal Medicine and practiced in Waukegan and Zion, IL, until 1965, at which time he moved to St. Petersburg to work on the Cardiology Floor at Bay Pines Veteran's Hospital. He was preceded in death by his wife, Florence; and will be dearly missed by his two daughters, Ann and Christina; his two sons, Richard & Paul; two granddaughters, Vanessa (Kevin) Hurst & Emily Ekst-rand; one great-grandson, Garrett; one brother-in-law, Edward Alder; and numerous nieces & nephews. Burial will take place at the Bay Pines National Cemetery.