notes death of Lillard T. Marshall DC (p. 30)
1970 (Sept): Chirogram [37(9)] includes:
notes death of Jack Ratledge DC of Van Nuys CA
1970 (Nov): Chirogram [37(11)] includes:
"Chiropractic loses leaders" (p. 20) notes death of Thure C. Peterson, D.C.
AE Homewood DC, ND notes death of Thure C. Peterson DC, former president of the Chiropractic Institute of NY, on September 18 (p. 26)
1970 (Nov/Dec): Digest of Chiropractic Economics [13(3)] reports:
“Noted chiropractor-educator passes” (p. 10), an obit for Thure
Peterson DC; includes photograph:
Dr. Thure C. Peterson, chirorpactor and educator, passed away September 18 in New York infirmary after a brief illness. He resided in Bernardsville, New Jersey and maintained an office in New York City. At the time of hisi passing Dr. Peterson was 71 years of age.
This devoted and dedicated educational leader was among the few responsible for the formation of the National Counil on Chiropractic Education…
1970 (Dec): Chirogram [37(12)] includes:
notes death of Dr Douglas R Morris of El Cajon CA (p. 30)
1971 (Jan): ACA Journal of Chiropractic [8(1)] includes:
"A tribute to Thure C. Peterson", former president of the Chiropractic Institute of New York (CINY); notes CW Weiant DC, PhD, former dean of CINY presided at tribute to Peterson held on 11/22/70 in NYC (p. 47)
1971 (Feb): ACA Journal of Chiropractic prints photo and obituary for W.T. Sturdy DC:
CANADA (p. 54):
Dr. Walter T. Sturdy , an outstanding pioneer in Canadian chiropractic, died in Vancouver, British Columbia on December 6, 1970. He was 93 years of age.
His vision and enthusiasm
were responsible for the founding of
establishment of the Dominion Council of Canadian Chiropractors which later became the Canadian Chiropractic
Association. He fought for and the Province of British Columbia.
Dr. Sturdy graduated from the Palmer School of Chiropractic in 1919. He organized the British Columbia Chiropractic Association in 1920. He was later made life president of this association.
The administrative building of CMCC has been dedicated as the Walter Sturdy Building. It is a suitable memorial to the man whose drive and enthusiasm served as the catalyst to ensure its existence.
1971 (Apr): ACA Journal of Chiropractic [8(4)] includes:
"Tribute to a Chiropractic Pioneer" concerning death of Wray
Hughes Hopkins DC on 2/8/71 (p. 32)
1971 (Apr): Chirogram [38(4)] reports death of "Dr. Frank E. Johnson, Alhambra, California" (p. 30); could this be E. Franklin Johnson MD, DC, Registrar of the Eclectic College of Chiropractic in Los Angeles in 1922 and later the LACC?
1971 (Nov/Dec): Digest of Chiropractic Economics [14(3)] includes:
“Dr. Orville D. Adams”; obituary for Orville D. Adams Ed.D. (p.
; includes photo and:
IN MEMORIAM Dr. O.D. Adams, formerly of the executive staff of Palmer College of Chiropractic, died October 8th at his home
in Laguna Hills, the descendant graduated from
California. Born in Campbellton, New Brunswick,
early American pioneers.
He attended and
of Oregon, University,
he went on to win his Palo Alto, California.
A recipient of the American Vocational Association’s National Distinguished Service Award, he was Dean of Academic Affairs at the PCC and Dean of Palmer Junior College prior to his retirement. Among his survivors is a brother Dr. Al Adams, Tacoma, Washington. Following cremation, memorial services were held in the family home
on October 11. The ashes were returned to the family Tacoma. His many friends offer their condolences.
“Dr. Finley H. Elliott”; obituary (p. 34):
IN MEMORIAM Dr. Finley H. Elliott passed away after a heart attack on October 10th. Born into a truly chiropractic family, his father Dr. George E. Elliott was one of the very first chiropractors in
Upon graduation from Palmer in 1927, he
practice in the Cities of Drumright and Tulsa, Oklahoma.
After serving as a member of the State Board of Examiners (Okla. 1934) he continued his activities in professional organizations including services as Representative Assemblyman to the ICA. Later he was named Sec.-Tres. And a member of the Board of Control. In 1969 he was selected to become Executive-Director of the ICA. The family is well represented in the chiropractic field, as there are fourteen members who have been, or are serving in the profession.
Funeral services were held in the First Christian Church of Tulsa October 13th.
obit for Edward G. Napolitano, brother of NYCC’s president
obit for O.N. Donnahoe, D.O. (p. 46); includes photo:
IN MEMORIAM Dr. O.N. Donnahoe 77 of Asheville, N.C., well known throughout the chiropractic profession as the inventor (1937) and manufacturer of the “Spinalator” table, died October 19th at his home in Asheville. He was a 1925 graduate of the Kirksville College