Larry Troxell, D.C., Davenport ’67, passed away April 16,
2007, in Iowa City, Iowa. He was 66. After graduating from
Palmer College, Dr. Troxell opened his first clinic in Davenport
while heading Palmer’s Technique Department for five years. He
then opened a clinic with his wife, Pamela le Roux-Troxell, D.C.,
Davenport ’73, in Clinton, Iowa. While there, he started the
Troxell Intern Program to mentor chiropractic students and
graduates in the Gonstead Method. Over the years, he remained
a member of the Palmer fraternity Phi Kappa Chi.
Joseph Brace, D.C., Davenport ’78, died March 9, 2007, at his
home in Northville, Mich. He was 59. Dr. Brace had practiced in
Livonia, Mich., for more than 18 years. He and his wife, Margie,
were nine-year members of the Palmer President’s Club, and
Dr. Brace once served as president of the Palmer College of
Chiropractic International Alumni Association. In 2004, he was
named Chiropractor of the Year by the Michigan Chiropractic
Society (MCS) and was a long-time board member of both the
MCS and the Michigan Association of Chiropractors. He also
served as president of Michigan’s Palmer Alumni Chapter and
was an honored Eagle Scout.
Frank Door, D.C., Davenport ’56, passed away Jan. 7, 2007,
at the age of 78 in Hoodsport, Wash. He served in the U.S. Navy
during the Korean War before attending Palmer College, where
he graduated in 1947. He would eventually practice in Washington
state for more than 30 years. Dr. Door served as president of the
Washington State Chiropractors Association and was the team
chiropractor for the Pierce County Bengals. He also was a member
of Palmer College’s President’s Club. Donations may be made in
his honor to Palmer College in care of Karla Johnson, by calling
Harold G. Krueger, D.C., Davenport ’56, passed away Feb. 8,
2007, at the age of 73 in Rancho Mirage, Calif. The year he
graduated, there was still no state licensing in Illinois where he
lived at the time, so he went to Springfield to lobby for it. He
was in practice for 47 years. At one time, Dr. Krueger provided
chiropractic care for the Chicago Bears as well as members of
Paul Newman’s racing team. His family has requested that any
memorial contributions be made to Palmer College in care of
Karla Johnson, by calling (800) 722-2586.
Thomas M. Langley, D.C., Davenport ’37, passed away January
6, 2007, in Dalton, Ga. He was 100. In private practice since
1937, Dr. Langley was awarded the President’s Award by the
Georgia Chiropractors Association in 2002 for being the world’s
oldest full-time practicing chiropractor. A story on Dr. Langley’s
accomplishments appeared in the June 2006 issue of Insights.
Dr. Vernon W. Bruch, ’47 -
Mount Olive, Ill.
Dr. John Dimond Sr., ’47 -
Dr. Marlon Shelton, ’47 -
De Witt, Iowa
Dr. Dennis Pearce, ’48 -
Edmonton, Alta., Canada
Dr. Harry R. Wallace, ’48 -
Dr. Fred Hoffman, ’50 -
New Windsor, N.Y.
Dr. Janet Buc, ’51 -
Bethel Island, Calif.
Dr. Melvin Eastman, ’51 -
Dr. Robert Dreyer, ’52 -
Spokane Valley, Wash.
Dr. Michel Fournier, ’54 -
Dr. Pierre Fournier, ’56 -
Dr. Joseph Kehoe, ’57 -
Dr. Jordan Young, ’57 -
Dr. John Gay, ’58 -
Dr. Charles Fletcher, ’60 -
Dr. John Kenlin, ’66 -
Edmonton, Alta., Canada
Dr. Donald Scott, ’66 -
Newport Beach, Calif.
Dr. Kenneth Wolf, ’67 -
Dr. Ronald Spencer, ’70 -
Citrus Heights, Calif.
Dr. John Dempsey, ’72 -
Dr. David Ferrari, ’73 -
Dr. Joseph Sweeney, ’74 -
Dr. Gregory Yablonovsky, ’75 -
Dr. Dennis Heglund, ’76 -
Mt. Hawthorn, W.A., Australia
Dr. Howard Headley, ’80 -
Dr. Walter Sharshon, ’80 -
Dr. Desmond Murphy, ’90 -