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Albert Glenn McDowell


1927 - 2015
Albert Glenn McDowell Obituary
Albert Glenn McDowell, M.D., passed away Tuesday afternoon, April 28, 2015, surrounded by family and friends. Dr. McDowell was 87 years old. Service: 2 p.m. Saturday in the chapel at Robertson Mueller Harper, the Rev. Dr. Mark Woods officiating. Interment will follow in Laurel Land Memorial Park. Family and friends will gather 5 to 7 p.m. Friday in the Great Room at the funeral home. Bearers of his casket will be Michael Baker, Robert Baker, Jimmy Frank, Jerry Murad, Alan Schutts and Dr. John Tracy. Honorary bearers will be Malcolm Louden, Dr. Don Matheson, Tex Moncrief, Dr. Iqbal Mughal, Dr. Farooq Selod, Howard Walsh Jr. and Tommy Webb. Memorials: In lieu of flowers, consideration of contributions to the . Born Oct. 25, 1927, in Post, Albert was the son of Truman and Mary McDowell. His family moved to Fort Worth where he graduated from Polytechnic High School before serving in the United States Marine Corps. During his service he met and married Loretta "Penny" Troutman of Pennsylvania. Soon after Albert graduated from Texas Christian University, he pursued a medical degree from the University of Texas Medical Branch in Galveston. After graduating from medical school, he did his internship at St. Joseph's Hospital in Fort Worth. Dr. McDowell opened his practice in Fort Worth and served his community for over 50 years. He was a vital part of the Baylor All Saints family for many years, creating lifelong friendships with everyone he met. Albert was an avid golfer and longtime member of River Crest and Shady Oaks country clubs. His memberships also included the Petroleum Club of Fort Worth, the Masonic Lodge and Moslah Shrine. One of Albert's passions was working with Alan Schutts at his Lipan ranch, where together they bred and raised McDowell Beefmaster cattle. The family would like to thank Dr. McDowell's dedicated staff, Louise Marcella, Margaret Keller and Sarah Hyman. Survivors: In addition to his beloved wife of 63 years, Loretta, Albert is survived by his daughter, Jennifer McDowell; grandsons, Ryan and Reece; brother, Jerry Norris; sister, Joyce Copeland; and dear friends of the family, Tommy Webb, Jimmy Frank and Robbie Baker.
Published in Star-Telegram from Apr. 30 to May 1, 2015
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