Eastern Virginia Medical School

Steven M. Smith, respiratory therapist

Steven M. Smith, a respiratory therapist and outdoorsman, died Saturday from cancer at the Golden Living Center in Westminster. He was 56.

The son of a United Methodist minister and a social worker, Steven Montgomery Smith was born in Laurel. He was raised in University Park and Edgewater before settling with his family in Mount Airy.

While attending South Carroll High School, where he played football and soccer, he worked on a dairy farm.

After graduating in 1975 from South Carroll High School, he worked at Carroll County General Hospital, now the Carroll Hospital Center, while attending the University of Maryland, College Park.

Mr. Smith left College Park and...