Dr. Morton H. Kulesh

Kulesh, Dr. Morton H.
of Scottsdale , AZ died peacefully at his home on November 21, 2012. He was born on April 4, 1923 in Omaha , NE to Herman N. Kulesh and Rose Kulesh. Morton attended the University of Iowa for both his undergraduate and graduate education. He completed his undergraduate studies in 1943 then continued on to graduate with honors from medical school in 1945. Aside from practicing pathology for more than 50 years, he also served as an associate professor of pathology at the University of Nebraska College of Medicine for more than 32 years. He was active on numerous medical boards and committees including the American Red Cross Blood Banking Center and the College of American Pathologists . He is survived by his loving wife, Kaye, of 57 years as well as his two devoted children, Kathryn and William Kulesh. He is also survived by his daughter-in-law, Carrie Kulesh, and his three adoring grandchildren, David, Jillian and Kimberly Kulesh. His family held a private service to celebrate his life on November 23rd. In the spirit of Morton's generous history of philanthropic giving, donations may be made to the National Parkinson Foundation or the American Red Cross

Published in The Arizona Republic on Nov. 25, 2012