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Lt. Cmdr Dr. Edward Michael Feldman

San Diego, CA

February 26, 1941-

October 3, 2017

It is with great sadness that the family of Edward Michael Feldman announces his passing on October 3, 2017. He was surrounded by his loving family and will be forever remembered by his beautiful wife Patricia and his children Stuart ( Carol ), David ( Erin) Jessica Grunvald (Dan ). He was loved and adored by his seven grandchildren Carly, Ally, Sophia, Dahlia, Luca, Jordan and Preston. Edward is predeceased by his parents Sid and Ann and his brother John.

Dr. Feldman began his distinguished medical career as a US Navy Medical Officer supporting the US Marine Corps in combat in Vietnam during 1967 - 1968: A period during which his skills and character were truly forged under fire, contributing to Dr. Feldman becoming the expertly skilled, tireless and caring Doctor that he is known to be by his lifelong patients and the friends with whom he volunteers in the community.

In Vietnam, Dr. Feldman had to perform major medical procedures "in the open" during combat to save the lives of wounded Marines. He was first awarded a Silver Star for Valor during the infamous 77 Day Siege of Khe Sanh and later awarded a Bronze Star with Combat V for meritorious service at the "Charlie Med" field hospital. Additionally, the Army awarded Dr. Feldman a Bronze Star for Valor when he volunteered, a few days before returning to the US, to assist an Army Company so outnumbered by enemy forces that Dr. Feldman besides saving lives, became the de facto company commander when all the officers and senior noncommissioned officers were killed or incapacitated.

During Dr. Feldman's 40 year professional career he established Obstetrics and Gynecology medical practices in New Jersey and California, compassionately and expertly caring for his patients and their families.

Throughout Dr. Feldman's medical career and after retirement in 2013 he continued volunteering to help those in need. He was appointed my Governor Gray Davis to serve as Vice Chairman of the California Department of Veterans Affairs. Most recently he volunteered with ACVOW as a mentor and friend to local Marines suffering from the stresses of repeated deployment.

Memorial donations may be made in Edward Feldman's name to either Scripps Health Foundation P.O. Box 2669 La Jolla, CA 92038 or call 1-888-442-4483


American Combat Veterans of War (ACVOW) P.O. Box 675341 Rancho Santa Fe, CA 92067

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Published in Ventura County Star from Oct. 10 to Oct. 15, 2017.
Funeral service
12:30 PM
Miramar National Cemetery,
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December 19, 2018
I was just remembering Dr. Feldman today and discovered in my research that he passed away ~ so young. My condolences to you Patti I know how much you loved each other. God bless you and your family.
Patti Cummings
September 2, 2018
Dr. Feldman was a doctor for my family for many generations and was such a great person. I feel like he really cared when he spoke to me, with so much candor and kindness. It's funny, sometimes we would just go to him for regular doctor stuff because of the comfort and excellent care he provided. I just found out about his passing and condolences to his wife that was always there by his side. Rest In Peace doc, spread your beautiful spirit!
May 26, 2018
He removed a bullet from my leg on Feb 7th 1968 after rescue mission to Lang Vei.
Robert Crutcher
May 22, 2018
I am so deeply saddened to hear of the passing of Dr. Feldman. He, along with his wife Patti, went above and beyond in providing the best of care with great warmth, humor and kindness. My most heartfelt condolences to Patti and the family. Dr. Feldman will be forever missed.

With love,
Regan Chapman
Regan Chapman
May 21, 2018
I am so sad to have learned that Dr. Feldman passed away several months ago. My deepest condolences to Patti and the family. Dr. Feldman was an amazing doctor and friend and he will be terribly missed. RIP Dr. Feldman and thank you for being such a precious person in my life. XOXOXOXO.

With Love,

Leah and Chris Chapman
Leah Chapman
May 2, 2018
Dr. feldman was my Doctor for over 36 years. He became my daughter Hally's Doctor and deliverd my two grand children. We always spoke about my daughter going into labor when you and Dr. feldman were on your first date. My heart goes out to you Patti I know how much he loved you. I am heartbroken to hear this sad news.
Roberta Fitzpatrick Swiman
February 12, 2018
I am sorry I just heard to day
of Dr ED passing. I was with Ed at Charlie Med KHE Sanh
I will always be thinking of him he was good an brave
Dan Sullivan
Daniel Sullivan
November 3, 2017
Dr. Feldman was the beloved doctor for all the women in my family. He delivered both my children . I admired him so much. He gave amazing medical and emotional guidance during both the happiest times and saddest times. He always involved my husband in everything as well. He was my doctor for almost 30 years and I will miss him terribly.

All my best to Patty and also the office staff who were with him for as long as he was my doctor.

Truly he was a wonderful doctor and person.
With Deepest Sympathy.
Karen Schneider
October 20, 2017
To the family of Ed Feldman--
I was a medical school classmate of Dr. Feldman. He was an amazing person and gentleman, possessing much compassion and intelligence. It was an honor to be his colleague and friend.
Elva Keilers
October 18, 2017
Dr. Feldman was our family doctor and delivered my nieces and nephew. He was amazing. My dad thought the world of him as we all did. My sincere condolences to the family.
Babette Hubert
October 17, 2017
harold bregman
October 17, 2017
I am so sad to see this...Dr. Feldman was a great man! He delivered both of my boys. He will be missed.
Sally Conroy
October 16, 2017
I am deeply saddened learning of Dr. Feldman's passing. He was my OB/GYN for 37 years and delivered our children as well as being my daughter, Chelsea's OB/GYN.
My husband Tom is a former marine and had great respect and admiration for Dr. Feldman.
Our thoughts and prayers are with you and the family. God Bless.
Mary Baldridge
October 15, 2017
Patricia, it is with great sorry that I just heard about the passing of Ed. He and I were collector friends for 40 years. I will miss his sense of humor and his strong character.

Frank Graves
Boerne, Texas
October 14, 2017
Even though we have never met you Ed told me so many beautiful things about you.
Our friendship was very brief in the past year prior to his illness he supported me through two life-threatening illnesses of my own. His wonderful supporting attitude convincing me to keep up the fight you're a Marine with expletives kept me going.
I truly love this man and his spirit and I want you to know we all are grieving in his leaving us.

Irv & Norma Spector
Irv Spector
October 13, 2017
Dear Patty,
I had the pleasure of meeting you and Dr. Feldman while working for Parke-Davis. I was impressed by his military service and dedication to his patients. I'm saddened to learn of his passing.
Sending my sympathy and condolences to you and the family.
Katherine Anderson, RN, FNP
October 12, 2017
Dr. Ed delivered my daughter, Gabrielle Mae on July 30th 2000. She is a light to our family that burns brightly thanks to his incredible mastery of his medical craft. Ed, wherever you are we shall always bless your name whenever we see our Ella.
Michael Zomber
October 12, 2017
During his service in Vietnam Dr Feldman saved countless lives as a surgeon in Charlie med at the 77 day siege of Khe Sanh. Many of us who he cared for, owe him our lives! Rest easy Sir! My condolences to his family. Know this; Amongst we Khe Sanh veterans your Husband, Father and Grand Father was a remarkable Officer and Gentleman. Love and Respect; Bruce "T-Bone" Jones
Bruce Jones
October 12, 2017
My sympathies to the Feldman family. He was a remarkable person.
Maria quijada
October 11, 2017
Rest well mighty Warrior. Your presence here touched us all. Semper Fi!
Michael OHara
October 11, 2017
Dear Patty,

My heart is broken, you lost the love of your life a kind and caring man who loved you, his Family, his Children and Grandchildren and his Country. He lives on in so many of his Patients memories making us always feeling like we were his only patient. Always going beyond medicine but caring for all of our needs. Always there for each one of us. Caring about our families. A truce caring doctor. If you are ever back in town or need a telephone hug or a call to just talk to someone I am here. Miss seeing you and always talking about our grandkids.
Diana Higham
October 10, 2017
Dear Family of Edward Feldman,
Eddy was my class mate at Forest Hills High School as well as at Columbia U.College of Pharmacy.
Always cheerful and interested in each person he came in contact with.
He was a hero in in knowledge of all facets of medicine faithful to the Hippocratic oath.
May his memory be for a blessing.
Alan Cahn
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