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Frederick William Pitts M.D.


1929 - 2016 Obituary Condolences
Frederick William Pitts M.D. Obituary
October 14, 1929 - September 12, 2016 Frederick William Pitts, M.D., prominent Los Angeles Neurosurgeon, passed away on Monday, September 12, 2016 in Highlands Ranch, Colorado at the age of 86. He was born on October 14, 1929 in Detroit, Michigan to Frederick and Edna Pitts, Sr. Dr. Pitts received a B.S degree in Chemistry from the University of Pittsburgh in 1950, and M.D. from the University of Pennsylvania in 1954. He worked out of his office in the Good Samaritan Hospital Medical Building and was a full-time professor at USC for more than 20 years. He was a 65-year member of Masonry and served as Captain in Medical Corps 11th Airborne Ranger. Dr. Pitts leaves his wife, Dolores Scott Pitts, two sons Frederick Pitts III (Dyna) of Buena Park, Ca., and John Pitts (Catherine) of Highlands Ranch, Colo., daughter Linda Fillet (Daniel) of Huntington Beach, Ca., and six grandchildren. He was predeceased by his youngest daughter, Victoria Creelman in 2005, and will be laid to rest with her at Green Hills Memorial Park in Palos Verdes, Ca.
Published in the Los Angeles Times from Sept. 24 to Sept. 25, 2016
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