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Dr. John Richard Black


1923 - 2016 Obituary Condolences
Dr.  John Richard Black Obituary
October 3, 1923 - June 10, 2016 Dr. John Richard "Dick" Black, M.D. died June 10, 2016. He was born October 3, 1923 in Garland, Utah and was raised in Salt Lake City. He graduated from the University of Utah and Tulane Medical School in New Orleans. Dr. Black served in the U.S. Army as a doctor in the Korean Way. He moved to Santa Monica in 1954 and joined the Hacker Psychiatric Clinic in Beverly Hills the same year. He retired in 1995 after many years as Chief of Staff. He was married on Feb. 3, 1947 in the Salt Lake City Temple. Married for 69 years, he is survived by his loving wife, Dorothy Jean Todd, 6 children: John, Fred, Kathy, David, Jim and Robert, 12 grandchildren, and 10 great grandchildren. Dr. Black was very active in the local Boy Scouting for decades. Celebration of Life June 18, 2:00 - 6:00 p.m. at 445 Georgina Ave., Santa Monica.
Published in the Los Angeles Times from June 15 to June 16, 2016
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