Francis M. Dugan Jr.Professor of surgeryDr. Francis...


Francis M. Dugan Jr.

Professor of surgery

Dr. Francis Markoe Dugan Jr., a former Ruxton resident, was (( killed March 3 in a plane crash in a remote canyon near Camp Pendleton, Calif. He was 37.

Dr. Dugan, assistant clinical professor of head and neck surgery at the University of California at Irvine, was killed along with a colleague, the pilot and co-pilot on a medical mission to Mexico sponsored by LIGA International Inc., known as Flying Doctors of Mercy.

A graduate of Boys' Latin School, Dr. Dugan earned his bachelor's degree in 1980 from Washington College and a master's degree in anatomy from the University of Maryland in 1984. He earned his medical degree in 1987 from the Medical College of Pennsylvania and completed his surgical internship at Eastern Virginia Graduate School of Medicine.

He lived in Santa Ana, Calif., and recently completed training in facial, plastic and reconstructive surgery at the University of California at Davis.

He was a member of the L'Hirondelle club.

A Mass of Christian burial was conducted yesterday in San Clemente, Calif.

He is survived by his wife of three years, the former Melissa Cunningham, who is expecting their third child; a son, Nicholas A. Dugan; a daughter, Julia Markoe Dugan; his parents, Dr. Francis Markoe Dugan Sr. and Elizabeth Jane Dugan of Ruxton; a brother, G. W. Mitchell Dugan of Wellesley, Mass.; and three sisters, Mary Lloyd Dugan of Myrtle Beach, S.C., Dr. Elizabeth M. Rotrosen of Takoma Park and Louise Markoe Dugan Noss of Washington.

Memorial contributions may be made to the Dr. Francis Markoe Dugan Jr. Memorial Foundation, in care of the University of California at Irvine, Otolaryngology Department, 4800 Berkley Place, Irvine, Calif., 92717-5610.

Richard Thomas Bowden, 28, an Elroy, Wis., flooring, tile and carpet installer who formerly lived in Baltimore's Brooklyn section, took his own life Feb. 27.

A memorial service was to be held today in Phoenix, Ariz., where he moved at the age of 12.

He is survived by a son, Jake R. Bowden of Phoenix; two daughters, Amber Bowden of Phoenix and Nicole Christen Bowden of Salt Lake City; a half brother, Neil D. Baker, and a sister, Donna Hall, both of Phoenix; three half sisters, Karen Barber of Baltimore, Jackie Hull of Ohio, Ill., and Brenda Overton of Phoenix; and his mother, Carol Bowden of Phoenix. His marriage ended in divorce.

James Derry Jr., 43, a landscaper who had worked for Green Fields Nursery and Landscaping Co. and did golf-course maintenance at Bonnie View Country Club, died Feb. 14 of complications from diabetes at his home in Mount Washington.

A memorial service was to be held at 3 p.m. today at Mount Washington United Methodist Church, 5800 Cottonworth Ave., where he was a longtime member.

He is survived by his mother, Tommie Jean Derry of Hampden; a sister, Brenda DeCesare of Ellicott City; and several aunts, uncles and cousins.

Elder Vincent Ott, 36, a Baltimore native who was minister of music at Anointed Word Church of God in Christ in Atlanta, died March 3 in a hospital there of disease of the pancreas. He had lived in Atlanta since 1982 and was ordained an elder, or minister, of the Church of God in Christ in 1983.

A memorial service was held in Baltimore Friday.

He is survived by his wife, the former Cathy Hill; his mother, Agnes Ott of Woodlawn; his stepfather, Leon D. Ott of Columbia; his father, Joseph Brumskill of Wilmington, Del.; and two brothers, Michael Ott of Woodlawn and Eric Brumskill of Wichita, Kan.

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