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August 20, 2019
I am so sorry to hear of Dr. Forde's passing. He was one of my mentors at Harlem Hospital during 1969-1971.
July 20, 2019
I had the privilege of knowing Dr. Forde and Mrs. K. Forde while working in the Department of Surgery. Both of them had a great influence on me. I remember Dr. Forde encouraging me to look beyond the obstacles I faced. We may not have agreed at all times, but he was a pillar of great strength and wisdom. A father, a friend, mentor and guide with an infectious smile and laughter. I will miss him.
June 28, 2019
I am saddened to hear of Dr. Forde's passing. Another great giant laid to rest in the arms of His maker. As a medical student I had the privilege of working with him, and getting to write my first publication on Endoscopy Polypectomy. He was a phenomenal teacher, mentor and surgeon who devoted his life to giving back in every way possible. He left behind a legacy that will forever be remembered. Rest In Peace.
June 17, 2019
I am just hearing this terribly sad news. I was lucky enough to have worked with Dr. Forde, his wife and Barbara in the Department of Surgery on PH 14 Stem back in the late 70's, early 80's. He treated everyone with respect no matter what their station in life. He was an incredibly kind man and a gifted surgeon. He operated on my father and took great care of him. He will be truly missed. I'm blessed to have known him!
June 16, 2019
June 14, 2019
I knew him as Ken, a singer in a group that stood around a piano and sang Gerhswin and Rogers and Hart. He told me he was a retired surgeon. That was good. But for me he was a guy I wanted to stand next to so I could get some guidance about singing. And after singing we'd talk, and I knew he had a huge other dimension to his personality. But for me he was Ken, a consummately cool guy with a great voice, who used to wield a scalpel. Everybody has to do something, but not everybody can sing like an angel.
June 13, 2019
May his memory be for a blessing.

Vivian O. Berger (widow of Dr. F's former patient, Prof. Curtis J. Berger)
June 09, 2019
Dr. Kenneth Forde's passing is a profound loss to the world. He epitomized brilliant surgical expertise and was an exemplary medical educator. His special grace, compassion, and gentility, were blessings to all who had the privilege and pleasure of knowing him. We felt very honored, to have been able to convince him to agree to accept nomination to receive CCNY Alumni's 2004 Townsend Harris Medal, 50 years after he graduated with a BS degree, with Honors. In his characteristic humble fashion, his acceptance speech was exactly one minute in length. May his wonderful soul rest in eternal peace as he joins his beloved Kareitha. Sincere and heartfelt condolences to his son, Trevor, and Family.
June 08, 2019
When someone you love becomes a memory, the memory becomes a treasure. May the wonderful treasures fill your hearts with love and bring you joy. Hosea 13:14. Cherish the treasured memories shared as you celebrate a beautiful life that will never be forgotten and will forever be adored & cherished
June 07, 2019
Dr.Ford was a great teacher historiographer , surgeon and great friend. I share his family's sorrow.
My deepest condolences
Dr.Nicole Suciu-Foca

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