Dr. James E. Comber, a Baltimore ophthalmologist who helped establish a program at the Maryland School for the Blind for children, died Saturday of cardiovascular disease at the University of Maryland St. Joseph Medical Center.
The Stoneleigh resident was 62.
"You couldn't find a nicer person. Jim was both pleasant and kind and the consummate surgeon," said Dr. Gregory J. Sophocleus, a semiretired Towson ophthalmologist. "His patients loved him, and he joked with them to make them feel better."
The son of Thomas Francis Comber III, an attorney, and Jane Kennedy Comber, a homemaker, James Edward Comber was born in Baltimore and raised on Stanmore...