Sisson, Richard G., MD died on 4/19/2013, at age 90. Born in Boston, MA, he served in the army during World War II. He came to St. Louis for a general surgery residency at Jewish Hospital. He met Mitzi Sisson on a blind date and they went on to have 62 years of wonderful married life together. He is survived by his wife Mitzi and their 4 children: Michael (Josina) Sisson, John (Betsy) Sisson, Peter (Rosalie) Sisson, and Barbara (Steve) Sisson/ Silverman. He has 9 grand- children: David, Kathryn, Ben, Rachel, Rebecca, Allie, Mimi, Max and Charlie. He was a thoughtful and loving husband, father and grandfather, and will be missed by all. As a general surgeon in St. Louis, he was beloved by his patients and their families as well as respected by his professional colleagues. Services: Memorial service to be held at Temple Emanuel, 12166 Conway Rd., Tuesday, April 23rd at 2 p.m. Reception to immediately follow. In lieu of flowers, Memorial contributions may be made to the St. Louis Symphony or Barnes/Jewish Hospital.
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Published by St. Louis Post-Dispatch on Apr. 21, 2013.