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Moore, Condict, M.D..,

98, died Thursday the August 14, 2014 at his summer home in Scarborough, Maine.

Dr. Moore was born April 29, 1916 in Essex Fells, New Jersey, the son of Don Lorenzo Moore and Edith Condict Moore. He was a direct descendent of Silas Condict, member of the Continental Congress and Jonathan Dickinson, first president of Princeton. He was a graduate of Taft school in 1934, Princeton University in 1938, and Columbia University College of Physicians and Surgeons in 1942.

Dr. Moore served in the U.S. Naval Reserve from 1942 to 1946, serving as ship's surgeon as well as a psychiatrist at the Memphis Naval Hospital.

After his military service, Dr. Moore returned to New York where he completed an internship and residencies, including Resident and Fellow in Oncologic Surgery at Memorial Hospital.

Dr. Moore's career continued in Louisville, KY, where he worked both as a cancer surgeon and taught at the University of Louisville School of Medicine for nearly thirty years. Dr. Moore worked as staff consultant at many local hospitals and served on the Board of Directors and President of The Society of Surgical Oncology, The Society of Head and Neck Surgeons, and The Louisville Surgical Society. Throughout his career Dr. Moore published over 60 papers in reviewed medical journals.

Dr. Moore, a pioneer in his field, was dedicated to the fight against cancer. He established one of the original Breast Cancer Demonstration and Detection Projects in the early 1970's bringing Mammograms to Louisville. He published some of the early research on tobacco as a cancer causing substance. He was a founder and the first director of the James Graham Brown Cancer Center at the University of Louisville.

Dr. Moore spent many summers with family in Prouts Neck, Maine. He is survived by his wife, Caroline Collis; children, Martha Bauer, Michael C. Moore, M.D, John Abbott, Jesse Abbott and Carrie Abbott Moore; grandchildren, Silas Bauer , Daniel Moore, Margaret Nolan, Lucy Hadl, Bradley Abbott, Emily Moore, Catherine Moore, and Claire Moore; great-grandchildren, Alden Hadl, Madeline Moore, Christopher Bauer and Charlotte Nolan.

A graveside service will be held Saturday, Sept 6, 2014 at 11 a.m. at Cave Hill Cemetery. Enter thru the Grinstead Gate.

In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the James Graham Brown Cancer Center, 529 S. Jackson St, Louisville, KY 40202.


Published in The Courier-Journal on Aug. 17, 2014
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