William “Nip” Heath Quigley, D.C.,
Davenport ’40, passed away May 18, in
Dunnellon, Fla. He earned his bachelor’s
degree at the University of Pittsburgh and
his master’s degree at the University of
Bridgeport (Conn.). After graduating from
Palmer College, he served the U.S. Army
during World War II.
He then gave nearly 35 years of service to
the College in a variety of positions including dean of Continuing
Education, vice president of Student Affairs and chief executive
officer. He also maintained a successful practice during much of
this time. After leaving Palmer in 1976, he served as president of
Los Angeles College of Chiropractic before returning to private
practice in the 1980s.
Dr. Quigley also wrote and lectured on both chiropractic and psychiatry.
He is survived by his wife, Dorothy, Citrus Springs, Fla.,
and daughter, Linnea Quigley-NaCarlo, of Pompano Beach, Fla.
Jerome F. McAndrews, D.C., Davenport
’56, a former president of Palmer College
of Chiropractic who served the College and
profession in many roles throughout his
long career, died Friday, June 9, in Tulsa,
Okla. He was 73 years old.
Dr. McAndrews was an internationally
renowned chiropractor who helped to
advance the science and practice of chiropractic
in the United States and abroad. At the time of his death,
he was a member of the Board of Directors of the National
Chiropractic Mutual Insurance Company and had served as a
national spokesperson for the American Chiropractic
A native of Clinton, Iowa, Dr. McAndrews entered private
practice in 1956 after graduating from Palmer College of
Chiropractic. In 1963 he was appointed clinic director for the
College, and then became assistant to the academic dean. He
went on to serve as assistant to Dr. David Palmer as well as
Admissions director. He left Palmer in 1970 to become executive
vice president and eventually director of the International
Chiropractors Association. In 1979, he was appointed as the
fifth president of Palmer College, a position he held until 1987.
“I enjoyed and appreciated the opportunity to work as Dr.
McAndrews’ assistant both in the Palmer Clinic and during his
presidency,” said Donald P. Kern, D.C., president of Palmer’s
Davenport campus. “I always admired his professionalism, his
administrative expertise and his love of Palmer College. He will
be missed by us at Palmer as well as countless others in his
Walter Glenn Stillwagon, D.C., Ph.C., Davenport ’56, passed
away July 16, in Monongahela, Pa. He was 81 years old. Dr.
Stillwagon was co-developer of the Pierce-Stillwagon Technique.
A World War II Navy veteran, he was also active in the Civil Air
Patrol. Following his graduation from Palmer in 1956, he
opened his first practice. In 1969, he received the prestigious
D.D. Palmer Scientific Award.
As president of Stillwagon Seminars Inc. and Visi-Therm Inc., he
was an author, lecturer and patented inventor. He served as
president of the World Wide Christian Chiropractors Association
and was a member of the International Chiropractors
He is survived by four sons, Kevin, Davenport ’56; Parke; Ward,
Davenport ’86; Brian, Davenport ’85; four grandchildren and a
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Dr. Gary Gray, ’61 -
Crescent City, Calif.
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San Jose, Calif.
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San Francisco, Calif.
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