Don R. Read, M.D., died on March 21, 2019 after a year-and-a-half battle with pancreatic cancer. Born in Ft. Worth on January 17, 1942, Read grew up in the Park Cities and attended elementary through junior high school in the Highland Park School District. His father was transferred to Glendale, California, where Don was co-captain and quarterback of the Hoover High School Tornadoes. Dr. Read, a surgeon with Texas Colon and Rectal Surgeons of Dallas, was a past president of the Texas Medical Association, the largest medical association in the United States, with more than 53,000 members. He was also president of the Dallas County Medical Society, a group of over 7,100 members.
In Memory of Don R. Read, M.D.