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AZ/IL: MWU Mourns the Passing Osteopathic Leaders

February 27, 2017


by Office of Communications

Midwestern University is saddened to receive word that two of our esteemed Chicago College of Osteopathic Medicine alumni and a former member of the Board of Trustees, have passed away.

George Caleel, D.O., CCOM '55, a Professor of Medicine and Pharmacology, passed away February 18, 2017. He is survived by his wife, Rebecca Caleel. 

Memorial Service
Sunday, March 5, 2017
12:30 pm
Edgewood Valley Country Club
7500 Willow Springs Road 
LaGrange, IL 60525 
The full obituary can be found here

Henry Witte, D.O., CCOM '53, who served as Chairman of the Department of Anesthesiology, passed away February 17, 2017. He also was a member of the Board of Governors of the CCOM Alumni Association. He is survived by his wife, Betty J. Witte.

Memorial Service
Saturday, April 1, 2017
11:00 am
St Mark Evangelical Lutheran Church
  11007 South 76th Avenue
 Worth, IL 60482
A full obituary will be available soon 

Paul Steingard, D.O., a former member of the Midwestern University Board of Trustees and an osteopathic pioneer in the State of Arizona, passed away February 27, 2017.

Memorial Service
March 2, 2017
2:00 pm
Mount Sinai Cemetery
24210 North 68th Street
Phoenix, AZ 85016
A full obituary will be available soon 

These extraordinary men brought honor to their College, the University, and their profession. We celebrate their lives and their careers. 


More Information

For more information, please contact:
Office of Communications
630.515.7333 (IL) or 623.572.3353 (AZ)
communications@midwestern.edu
azcommunications@midwestern.edu