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Oliver Simms Foster


1936 - 2016 Obituary Condolences
Oliver Simms Foster Obituary
October 6, 1936 - March 17, 2016 Oliver S. Foster, D.P.M., was born and raised in Louisville, Kentucky. He was a graduate of Ohio Wesleyan University and the Ohio College of Podiatric Medicine. Dr. Foster completed his residency at the California College of Podiatric Medicine and practiced in Los Angeles for 52 years. During his meteoric career in Podiatric Medicine, Dr. Foster was President of the Los Angeles County Podiatric Medical Association, President of the California Podiatric Medical Association, President of the National Podiatric Medical Association and Member of the Board of Directors of the California College of Podiatric Medicine. Professionally, he was a Member of the American College of Foot Surgeons and Delegate to the California & American Podiatric Medical Associations for over 40 years. In 1981 Dr. Foster was named Podiatric Medical Physician of the Year by the California Podiatric Medical Association and honored with CPMA's Lifetime Achievement Award. Dr. Foster is survived by his daughters Lisa L. Wyatt of Pomona and Kelly Foster of San Francisco and their spouses Michael Wyatt and Jeff Dodds, respectively; his grandchildren Joseph, Sean and Isabella; his brother, Louis Foster of Kentucky and sister, Bettye Foster Baker of Pennsylvania; and a host of family and friends. He was predeceased by his devoted wife of 45 years, Judith Elena DePass. In lieu of flowers, the family requests contributions to the Oliver S. Foster, D.P.M. Scholarship Fund at Western University of Health Sciences. Contact Amanda Behnke at 909.469.5525 or [email protected]
Published in the Los Angeles Times from Mar. 25 to Mar. 27, 2016
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