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Dr. Edward Regis McFadden Jr.

Lyndhurst, Ohio

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had a fierce and extraordinary commitment to life. For 49 years he healed the sick. He was also an outstanding mentor and teacher as an Associate Professor at Harvard Medical School (1973-1984) and as the Argyl J. Beams Professor of Medicine at Case Western Reserve University (1984-2012 emeritus) for which he received numerous teaching awards. In his lifetime, he authored over 482 scientific publications that diagnosed and revolutionized our understanding of asthma. For his brilliance and outstanding contribution to pulmonary medicine, he was named one of 2000 Outstanding Scientists of the 20th Century. He also received an honorary Doctorate of Science degree from his alma mater, St. Vincent's College in Latrobe, PA in recognition of his achievements. Regis was impatient, exceptionally curious, and strong as hell. He will be remembered as a sarcastic and brilliant colleague; a dedicated husband to Betty McFadden (nee Kalokoski) who preceded him in death; a loving father to Beth McFadden (husband Art Chung) and Chris McFadden; a beloved grandfather to Maeve, Esme, and Imogen Chung; a kind sibling to Jerry McFadden, Anita McFadden and Robert McFadden; and a generous uncle to McFaddens and Kalokoskis everywhere. Please send any contributions in memory of Regis to St. Vincent's College, 300 Fraser Purchase Road, Latrobe, PA 15650 and University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine Funeral Mass Saturday February 15, 2020 at 10:30 a.m. at Gesu Church, 2470 Miramar Blvd., University Heights. Interment Monday, February 17, 2020 at noon in Oakland Cemetery, 845 Rose St., Indiana, PA 15701. Please come celebrate his life with us at SCHULTE & MAHON- MURPHY FUNERAL HOME, 5252 MAYFIELD RD., LYNDHURST, OH 44124 (BETWEEN RICHMOND AND BRAINARD) FRIDAY, FEBRUARY 14, 2020 FROM 3 TO 7 P.M. Order flowers and sign Tribute Wall at: www.schultemahonmurphy.com


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My thoughts and prayers are with you Regis...

Chris, Beth, Art & family,
So sorry for your loss. I'll miss Regis's wit, heavenly potent eggnog and Christmas on Landon Road.
love, Ruthann

Jeannine and Craig would like to convey our deepest sympathies and condolences to the family. Regis was much more than a fitness and Tai Chi client of almost 10 years. He was a true friend, Mentor and confidant. He is truly missed by me and the Lifetime Fitness Beachwood family

Beth, Art and Family,
Please accept our deepest condolences for your loss.
With love,
Shing and Diana Tam

My sincerest condolences to Beth, Art and family!

To Beth, Art, Chris, Maeve, Esme, and Imogen,
May the love of friends and family carry you through your grief.
With love and condolences from Kachee and Prudence

My brothers, Rudy, Marty and I are so deeply sorry for you all and will keep you in our prayers. I remember the times our families got together when we were younger.