The Enid News and Eagle, Enid, OK

Death Notices

January 7, 2014

Thomas E. Talley M.D.

Published 1-7-14

Brockport, N.Y. — BROCKPORT, N.Y. — Thomas E. Talley, M.D., died peacefully on Jan. 1, 2014.

Preceded by his father, Evans E. Talley, M.D.; mother, Dorothy Watson Talley; and his beloved brother, John E. Talley M.D.; his stepmother, Virginia Pickens Talley; and stepbrothers, Melvin Pickens and Richard W. Pickens.

He is survived by his wife of 54 years, Deborah; his daughters, Claire Talley, Brockport, N.Y., Pamela Talley, M.D., Louisville, Co., and Margaret Bartholomew, M.D. (Michael), Bethesda, Md.; and seven grandchildren.

Tom was born in Chicago, Ill., and grew up in Enid, Okla.

A 1958 graduate of Dartmouth College, he attended the University of Oklahoma School of Medicine, receiving his doctorate in medicine in 1964. He trained at Strong Memorial Hospital of the University of Rochester in Internal Medicine and Nephrology, served two years in the U.S. Navy between his internship and residency. In 1981, Tom opened the Self Care Dialysis Unit at Highland Hospital, working on site until 1995, when he took on the role of medical director at Highland until his retirement in 2000.

Donations in Tom’s memory can be made to Christ Episcopal Church Schola Cantorum, 141 E. Ave., Rochester, NY 14604 or The Highland Foundation, Highland Hospital, 1000 S. Ave., Rochester, NY 14620.

Condolences welcomed at: www.CrawfordFuneral Home.com.

(Submitted by family)

 

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