John Roberts Connolly, MD Rancho Santa Fe John Roberts Connolly, MD, died from complications of infected knee prosthetic removal at Tri City Hospital on December 14, 2016, at the age of 84. The eldest child of John and Fanny Connolly, he was born on February 13, 1932, in New York. He graduated from Boulder City High School at the age of 16.John received his Medical Degree from Stanford University in 1956. He served as a Captain in the Air Force in Montana for several years. From there he moved his new family back to Boulder City, NV, to practice Family Medicine.John was a devoted and loving husband and father. His love of outdoors was spent sailing on Lake Mead, playing golf or tennis and skiing on Mount Charleston with his growing family.In 1978 he moved his family to Rancho Santa Fe and his medical practice to Lake San Marcos until his retirement in 2012. His thirst of technology lead to the computerization of his office back in 1983 and continued through this year playing computer golf with his son. He was a well know figure on the tennis courts into his 80's.His great strength carried him through the tragic loss of his wife, Char, in 2004 and his oldest son, John, in 2006. John's recent death was a tremendous loss to his family, friends and community.He is survived by his four daughters; youngest son; eight grandchildren; and his loving companion, Barbara. Please sign the guest book online at legacy.com/obituaries/
ranchosantafereview . February 13, 1932 - December 14, 2016
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Published by Rancho Santa Fe Review on Dec. 22, 2016.