STERLING MAX DOUBRAVA, MD, JD Sterling Max Doubrava, M.D., J.D. passed away peacefully July 28, 2021, in Las Vegas, Nevada. He was born August 26, 1934, in Cleveland, Ohio. He married his wife, Joan, June 21, 1957. He attended Johns Hopkins University and graduated from the University of Buffalo School of Medicine in 1959. He trained in anesthesiology at the University of Oklahoma. He practiced anesthesia in Oklahoma, Wisconsin, Arizona, and South Dakota before settling in Las Vegas in 1973. He was a board-certified anesthesiologist until he retired in 2014. Before retiring, he graduated from the UNLV Boyd School of Law in 2003. He was highly regarded in the medical community and the general aviation community in Southern Nevada. His parents, Sterling and Kathryn; and his only, sister Marilyn Kreiner, preceded him in death. He is survived by his wife of sixty-four years, Joan; and his five children, Michael (Michelle), Karen Prelerson (James), Mark (Sabrina), Diane (Kerry Neese), and Matthew (Winona). Ten grandchildren and seven great-grand-children also survive him. Visitation in Las Vegas will be at Davis Funeral Home, 1401 South Rainbow Boulevard, Las Vegas, Nevada 89146 from 3-7 p.m. Tuesday, August 3. A private service and burial will be held in Twinsburg, Ohio. In lieu of flowers, donations can be made to the Doubrava UNLV Medical Student Scholarship Endowment, Fund #1232 c/o UNLV Foundation http://engage.unlv.edu/tribute
Published by Las Vegas Review-Journal on Aug. 1, 2021.