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Michael Appleton M.D.


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Michael Appleton M.D. Obituary
September 23, 1932 - December 13, 2017 Michael Appleton M.D. passed away after a brief illness on December 13, 2017, peacefully and in the loving company of his wife Anna, and son Jeremy. Michael is survived by Anna, his sons David, Steven and Jeremy, step daughter Jannene, grandchildren Rachel, Emily, Xander and Isadora, brother Jon and sister Julietta. Michael practiced medicine in California, Oregon and Florida, specializing in Palliative Care for the majority of his career. He authored books on the experience of death and dying, lectured extensively, and continued practicing medicine until just 2017. Michael was an accomplished jazz musician, artist, humorist and was passionate about his family, his pets and life in general. He is already deeply missed by all who loved and knew him. A celebration of Michael's life will be held in Palm Springs, California on March 4, 2018. If you would like to attend, please email to [email protected]
Published in the Los Angeles Times on Jan. 14, 2018
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