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John H. KERSEY M.D. Obituary
Age 74, of St. Paul Died on March 10th Will be greatly missed by wife Anne; son Charlie and daughter-in-law Tzeitel Kersey; daughter Meg Kersey Isaacson and son-in-law Brian Isaacson; son Tim Kersey; grandchildren Marit and Sig Isaacson and Alida and Sadie Kersey; brother Gene Kersey. Graduated from Washburn HS in 1956, Dartmouth College in 1960, and the University of MN Medical School in 1964. Lifelong faculty at the U of MN Medical School, pioneer in pediatric leukemia care and research, and founding director of the University of MN Cancer Center. Loved his family, his work, world travel, his cabin on the north shore, and his more than 50 canoe trips to the Quetico. In lieu of flowers, memorials preferred to the John H. Kersey Chair in Cancer Research (Fund 1149) at the U of MN Foundation. Memorial service Thursday, March 21st at 6:30 pm at the U of MN McNamara Alumni Center. There will be two receptions: one at 5:00 pm and another immediately following the service. Parking info at www.mac-events.org.



Published in Pioneer Press from Mar. 17 to Mar. 21, 2013
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