Jeanne Marie Lusher M.D.
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JEANNE MARIE, MD Age 81 of Rochester Hills, passed away September 13, 2016. Dr. Lusher achieved global renown as a pediatric hematologist oncologist and was a respected member of the medical staff at Children's Hospital of Michigan in Detroit for more than 45 years. She retired in 2013 as Distinguished Professor Emeritus of Pediatrics and was a lifetime member of Wayne State University Academy of Scholars, the highest honor bestowed on a university faculty member. Dr. Lusher began her work and research on hemophilia and related disorders in the 1960's. Throughout her career she was a passionate advocate in her pursuit of methods to improve the standard of care for children, and left an indelible mark on not only Children's Hospital but on the history of pediatric medicine. Jeanne loved animals and nature's beauty and was an ardent supporter of the Humane Society of Michigan. She was a remarkable woman who lived life to the fullest and enjoyed many close friendships. Visitation, Saturday, October 1, 2016, 11:00 a.m. until time of service at 1:00 p.m. at the Potere-Modetz Funeral Home, 339 Walnut Blvd., Rochester. Memorials in Jeanne's name may be made to the Humane Society of Michigan. Online guestbook,

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Published in Livingston Daily Press & Argus on Sep. 18, 2016.
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September 28, 2016
The world has lost one of the finest physicians. Dr. Lusher, may your gentle soul rest in peace. You touched many lives and mentored many physicians. You will never be forgotten,
Nkechi Onwuzurike
September 19, 2016
The Hemostasis and Thrombosis Research Society mourns the loss of a highly esteemed, dedicated hematologist who was and will continue to be an inspiration to the hematology community. Dr. Lusher was the well-deserving recipient of the Hemostasis and Thrombosis Research Society 2009 Lifetime Achievement Award and served for innumerable years as a scientific reviewer for the HTRS Mentored Research Award Program, providing valuable insight into the many grant applications she reviewed. Her influence will continue far into the future. The HTRS Board would like to extend its condolences to the family and friends of Dr. Lusher. She will be missed by her many HTRS colleagues and friends.
Hemostasis and Thrombosis Research Society
September 18, 2016
I knew Dr. Lusher many, many years ago when I first started working in Pediatrics at CHM in 1984. A wonderful woman, fantastic physician a an overall beautiful human being. She is a great loss to the world of Pediatric Hematology. My sincere condolences to her family and many colleagues.
Carrie Dunne
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