Of Washington, DC passed away quietly in the morning on Sunday, July 22, 2012. Dr. Greene battled cancer of the prostate for 8 years before succumbing to the disease. He was surrounded by his loving wife of 55 years, Ella Greene; his son, Ralph Edward Greene, Jr.; his daughter, Denise Angela Greene; and his grandson, Ralph E. Green III. Ralph, Sr. served fellow citizens of the Washington, DC area as a practicing obstetrician for 41 years as well as through his avid volunteerism in Peoples Congregational Church and the Columbia Beach Association. Dr. Ralph Greene leaves hundreds of loving family members and friends. He is survived by Ella, Ralph, Jr., Denise, Ralph III, as well as grandson, Kazou Edward Greene and granddaughters, Mika Denise Greene, Lena Kayioko Greene, Ayodele Simone Lewis and Akosua Ade Lewis. A Memorial Service bonding friends and family to Dr. Greene's memory will be held at Peoples Congregational Church, 4704 13th St. N.W. on Friday, July 27 at 1 p.m. In lieu of flowers, the family asks that you make donations to the Peoples Congregational Scholarship Fund, 4704 13th St. N.W., Washington, DC 20011 - (202) 829-5511. Services by McGUIRE.

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Published in The Washington Post on July 24, 2012