Society for Pediatric Pathology

In Memory of Our Departed SPP Members

The Society for Pediatric Pathology wishes to use this page a as a way to recall our lost members, who include admired colleagues, mentors, and friends. We dedicate this page to them. 

John (Jack) Wilson, MD (1922 -2019)

John F. (Jack) Wilson, beloved husband and father, passed away peacefully on Nov. 27 at St. Mark’s Hospital. Jack was a healer, a meticulous researcher, pilot, skier, lover of languages… Learn More

William Farrer Taylor, M.D. (1927 - 2019)

Bill was born in the small town of Blossburg, Pennsylvania, on June 22, 1927, he was the only child of Louise and Harry Taylor, his early life was spent with his Aunt, Parents, and Grandparen… Learn More

Mason Barr, Jr., MD (1935 - 2019)

Mason Barr, Jr., age 84, died from natural causes on October 7, 2019, at his home in Ann Arbor, Michigan. Mason was born June 15, 1935, in Washington, DC, the son of the late Mason Barr, Sr. a… Learn More

Eduardo Yunis, M.D. (1931-2019)

It is with great sadness that I report the passing of Eduardo Yunis, M.D., on October 12, 2019. Dr. Yunis was the President of the Society for Pediatric Pathology in 1984-85 and served as Chi… Learn More

Cam Witzleben, M.D.

Camillus Leo "Cam" Witzleben M.D. Camillus Leo "Cam" Witzleben M.D., age 82, of Swarthmore, Chief of Pathology at Children's Hospital of Philadelphia for 25 years and Professor at University o… Learn More

John Michael Kissane, M.D.

John M. Kissane, M.D. (1928-2018) Click here to read Dr. Kissane's obituary written by Dr. Louis Dehner in the PDP online obituary. Learn More

Harvey S. Rosenberg, M.D.

Sept 6, 1924 – Nov 28, 2018 Harvey Rosenberg, loving father, grandfather, husband, and distinguished physician, passed away on November 28, 2018. He is preceded in death by his loving w… Learn More

Kurt Benirschke, M.D.

Kurt Benirschke MD (1924-2018): Pioneer in Perinatal and Placental Pathology Kurt Benirschke is a legendary figure in perinatal pathology and was likely the first pathologist to have a genuin… Learn More

Liliane Boccon-Gibod, M.D.

Dear Colleagues: Professor Liliane Boccon-Gibod passed away on November 3, 2017, from metastatic pulmonary adenocarcinoma. Born in France in 1941, she received her medical degree from the Un… Learn More

Eugene V. Perrin, MD

Professor, activist and family patriarch, died at age 84 in his native Detroit. He leaves his partner Linda L. Darga and is survived by his loving children Miriam Perrin-Nickels, (Douglas), Da… Learn More