MCG Medicine Spring/Summer 2015 In Memoriam

Dr. John G. Etheridge (’58) died Dec. 7 at age 82. In medical school, he was inducted into the Alpha Omega Alpha National Medical Honor Society and was honored by his peers with the Physician Cadaver Award. After a pathology residency at MCG, he helped establish Ocmulgee Medical Pathology Associates, P.A. in Macon, Georgia. The practice grew to 12 physicians, serving all area hospitals. He served as Laboratory Director for 10 years of the Medical Center of Central Georgia and was the 1975 President of the Bibb County Medical Society. He established the MedCen Foundation and served as President Emeritus of the Board of Directors until his death. Survivors include his wife of 59 years, Anita Dawn Bruce; four children; and five grandchildren.

Dr. Sherry Lea DeLoach Maloney (’82) died Dec. 7 at age 58. After medical school, she completed a pediatrics residency at MCG in 1984, then practiced at Sherwood Park Pediatrics in Gainesville, Georgia, until 2010. Maloney, who enjoyed painting, cooking, and gardening, served periodically as a doctor at Orphanage Emmanuel in Honduras. Survivors include her husband of 31 years, Dr. Michael James Maloney, and their three children.

Dr. Jason R. Perry (’00) died Feb. 28 at age 41. He served as an Assistant Professor of Allergy and Immunology from 2006-’14, then joined the Allergy, Asthma, and Sinus Center in Macon, Georgia. He was a Fellow of the American College of Allergy, Asthma, and Immunology and a member of the Georgia Society of Allergy, Asthma, and Immunology. He was board certified in allergy and immunology. Perry enjoyed spending time with his family on their Rentz,Georgia, farm.

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