Mylon Lee Buck
August 17, 1932 - March 1, 2021
Mylon Lee Buck, M. D., died peacefully at home in Redmond, Oregon, on March 1, 2021. He was 88 years old.
The first child born to John and Othel McAdams Buck in Arbyrd, Missouri, on August 17, 1932, Buck graduated from high school in Leachville, Arkansas, where he excelled academically and physically. He attended University of Missouri, Columbia and Washington University Medical School, in St. Louis, Missouri, obtaining his M.D. in 1958.
Buck came to Eugene, Oregon, where he built a medical practice with his brother, Dr. David Buck and others in 1962. He taught a Medical Economics class at Lane Community College in Eugene from 1968-72. He was also instrumental in the foundation of Lane County Planned Parenthood and was president of that organization from 1968-70. Dr. Buck was a team physician for Willamette High School for 30 years (1958-87). He was a member of the Bethel School Board from 1961-1963. After retirement, in 1987, the Bucks moved to Sisters, Oregon, where he raised and trained racehorses.
Dr. Buck is survived by his wife, Sharon; daughter, Dana Buck; three sisters: Carol Mehaffy, Vickie Petersen Buck, and Debra Iula; adopted son, Bob Hurley and wife Marcella; adopted daughter, Andrea Osborne; grandchildren Carly Andrews, Dan Golden, Helena Buck, Jenny Alexander, Mackenzie King, Madison King, Michelle Hurley and Trevor Hurley.
Dr. Buck was preceded in death by his son, Parry Lee Buck, brothers Dr. David Buck and Ronald Buck, and grandson Tyler King.
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Published by Eugene Register-Guard from Jul. 9 to Jul. 11, 2021.