Obit copy from MetroWest Daily news K. R. Greenleaf MD (Dad)

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Obit copy from MetroWest Daily news K. R. Greenleaf MD (Dad)

Postby Tom Greenleaf » Fri Jul 24, 2009 11:07 pm

So you know and some do already. Huge loss for Greenleafs. Taking up time right now so I'm not here much for the while. Appreciate the kind notes already sent by some regulars here,

Tom
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Dr. Kenneth R. Greenleaf MARLBOROUGH Dr. Kenneth R. Greenleaf, 86, of Marlborough, died Wednesday, July 22, 2009 at Marlborough Hospital. Born in Foxboro, he was the son of the late Ralph R.and Esephene ( Dodge) Greenleaf, and the husband of Elaine( Coyne) Greenleaf, to whom he had been married for the past 27 yrs. After graduating from Foxboro High School, Class of 1940 and Northeastern University, Class of 1945 Dr. Greenleaf received his medical degree from Harvard University School of Medicine in 1948. After completing a residency in surgery at University Hospital in 1955, he opened in private practice in Marlborough. On the Surgical staff of Marlborough Hospital as well as Framingham Union Hospital, he was a member of the AMA and the Massachusetts Medical Association. From 1956-1979, he served on various boards and committees which included, President of the Medical staff of Marlborough Hospital, President of the Middlesex West District Medical Society, Executive Councilor and Nominating Councilor for the MA Medical Society , Medical Examiner for the Commonwealth of MA, former Chief of Surgery at Marlborough Hospital, Chairman of the Charles River PSRO Nominating Committee, voting member of the BlueShield Corp., and was a member of the State professional liability committee, state socio-economic committee, the Council of New England States Medical Societies and the Marlborough Hospital Building Committee. He also was Vice-President and Trustee for the Hillside School for Boys and was the school Physician from 1956-1998, the year of his retirement. Although he maintained a busy surgical practice, Dr Greenleaf had many outside interests. He enjoyed boating, gardening, tennis, golf, camping and softball. He had been a member of the Board of Directors and team manager for Sudbury Little League as well as a player and manager for the Sudbury physicians softball team, known as MASH. He had also been Past President of the Marlborough Historical Society. He was a veteran of World War II, serving in the US Navy as well as the Naval Reserves. Besides his wife, he is survived by his sons, Robert Greenleaf and his wife Barbara, of Newfield, ME, Thomas Greenleaf, of Marlborough and Theodore Greenleaf and his wife Susan of Tyngsboro, his daughter, Nancy Greenleaf Canty and her husband Peter, of Lafayette, LA, his brother, Francis D.Greenleaf and his wife Ethel, of Iowa, his sister, Louise Hall, of Palo Alto, CA, 6 grandchildren and 2 great grandchildren, several nieces and nephews. A funeral service will be held on Mon. July 27, at 11:00 am in St. Matthias Church, 409 Hemenway St., Marlborough. Burial will follow in Forest Vale Cemetery, Hudson. Visiting hrs. will be held on Sun. July 26 from 3-6 pm in the Slattery Funeral Home, Inc., 40 Pleasant St., Marlborough. Donations may be made to Marlborough Hospital, 157 Union St., Marlborough, MA. 01752 or Hillside School, 404 Robin Hill Rd., Marlborough, MA 01752
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Re: Obit copy from MetroWest Daily news K. R. Greenleaf MD (Dad)

Postby Tom Greenleaf » Sun Jun 12, 2011 11:57 pm

Still stinks - miss you Dad,

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Re: Obit copy from MetroWest Daily news K. R. Greenleaf MD (Dad)

Postby Tom Greenleaf » Tue Jun 14, 2011 12:29 am

Obits posted by me here:

Hey! Many thanks to other "moderators" of this place but somehow these things get spammed?? Get a life! If you don't like me just say so. Thanks guys - crying is enough and yes I posted it here,

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