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Chiropractic in the new New Orleans

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Winter/Spring 2006

in memoriam

Davenport Campus

Dr. H Ronal Frogley

H. Ronald Frogley, D.C., Palmer Davenport ’61 , passed away Oct. 26, 2005, in Providence, Utah, at the age of 81. During World War II, Dr. Frogley received a Silver Star for gallantry in action at Okinawa. After earning bachelor’s and master’s degrees from Brigham Young University in 1948 and 1950, respectively, he served as a special agent with the FBI for seven years. In 1961, he graduated from the Palmer School of Chiropractic and became the first employee hired by then-president Dr. David Palmer, as a neurology instructor. He held various administrative positions at the College, including Dean of Academic Affairs, Vice President, Executive Vice President and Acting Dean of Clinics. In between his two tenures at the College, he ran a full-time practice from 1974 through 1988.

He was named a Fellow in the Palmer Academy of Chiropractic in 1996. In 2000, he retired from Palmer and became Professor Emeritus. Dr. Frogley is survived by his wife, Lee, and their 10 children: Palmer Davenport graduates Drs. Craig, ’75, Colin, ’82, Chris, ’81, Curt, ’93, Scott, ’94, Cory, ’00, Laura, A.S.C.T. ’91; and Ronda, Clark and Debra.

Dr. Mary Ann Pruitt

Mary Ann Pruitt, D.C., Palmer Davenport ’49 , Ft. Worth, Tex., passed away on June 4, 2005, at the age of 75. She began practicing in 1950 at her father’s clinic in Fort Worth, where they worked together for 39 years. As an active member of the Palmer College of Chiropractic International Alumni Association, she was on the board of directors and served as a regional director for six states. Dr. Pruitt was a charter member of the Chiropractic Society of Texas and became its first woman president. For her dedication to the field of specific upper cervical chiropractic, she gained the admiration of patients and peers alike.


Davenport Campus


Dr. Evert Pennebaker, ’22 - Creston, Iowa


Dr. Edward Royek, ’40 - Villa Hills, Ky.

Dr. Theron Olsen, ’41 - Sandy, Utah

Dr. William Ottaviani, ’41 - Glen Lyon, Pa.

Dr. J. West, ’42 - Clearwater, Fla.

Dr. Forrest Reise, ’47 - Macon, Ga.

Dr. Charles McHenry, ’48 - Pineville, La.


Dr. Melvin Edgil, ’51 - Bettendorf, Iowa

Dr. Robert Hintz, ’51 - Burlington, Wis.

Dr. Edward Uricks, ’51 - Freeport, N.Y.

Dr. Richard Week, ’51 - Madison, Wis.

Dr. Raymond Urillo, ’52 - Stockton, Calif.

Dr. Hardie Webb Jr., ’54 - Winter Garden, Fla.

Dr. Henry Zastrow, ’54 - Franklin, Wis.

Dr. William Stillwell, ’56 - Tacoma, Wash.

Dr. Hazel Cotney, ’57 - Thomaston, Ga.

Dr. James Millican, ’57 - Cordova, Tenn.

Dr. Theodore Scott, ’58 - Siloam Springs, Ark.

Dr. Louis Werner, ’59 - Watertown, S.D.


Dr. Jerry Hoover, ’60 - McDonough, Ga.

Dr. Adolph Layher, ’60 - Philadelphia, Pa.

Dr. John Karcher, ’62 - Memphis, Tenn.

Dr. Dallas Hynnek, ’62 - Corning, Iowa

Dr. Dale Murdock, ’67 - Galesburg, Ill.

Dr. James Shoemaker, ’67 - Spokane, Wash.


Dr. Robert Daviau, ’70 - Mill Spring, N.C.

Dr. John Murphy, ’73 - Bentonville, Ark.

Dr. Charles Cutsinger, ’74 - Nashville, Tenn.

Dr. Phillip Newman, ’74 - Stafford, Va.

Dr. Gladys Mochnaly, ’79 - Monsey, N.Y.


Dr. William Crawford, ’84 - Charlotte, N.C.

Dr. Jerry David Bailes, ’85 - Texarkana, Texas


Dr. Jason Rosenberg, ’99 - Wahpeton, N.D.


Dr. Lora Kinter, ’01 - Colorado Springs, Colo.

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