Dr. Ralph E. McDonald

Posted: 3/4/2015

Dr. Ralph E. McDonald of Sanibel, Florida passed away on February 20, 2015. Dr. McDonald was Board certified on February 15, 1953. Dr. McDonald served as a director of the ABPD from 1955-1962 and served as president from 1961-1962.

Dr. McDonald received numerous honors from the professional and service organizations of which he was a member.

Sarah Jane, his loving wife of nearly 58 years, preceded Dr. McDonald in death in 2000. Surviving are his children Dr. John (Barbie) McDonald, Cincinnati, OH; Dr. Scott (Arlene) McDonald, Fishers, IN; and Barbara (Jeff) Dean, Indianapolis, IN; several grandchildren and six great-grandchildren. Also surviving is Joanne Muncey (Cleveland, OH), his much-loved companion of the last fourteen years who brought him great happiness and solace.

Memorial contributions can be made to the Indiana University Ralph E. McDonald Professorship in Pediatric Dentistry and mailed to Ms. Pamela Lovejoy; IU Foundation Accounts Manager, IU School of Dentistry; 1121 W. Michigan Street; Indianapolis, IN 46202.

See the full obituary at: https://www.dentistry.iu.edu/index.php/about-us/news/iu-dentistry-honors-passing-dean-emeritus-ralph-mcdonald/ 

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