Morris, Craig R.

February 20, 2005

Suddenly on February 18, 2005, CRAIG R., beloved son of Maria A. Morris, and Boyd H. Morris and his wife Brenda; devoted grandson of William Curley; devoted brother of Jerry and Angela Bates, and Mark Morris; also survived by many other relatives and friends. Family will receive friends at the family owned and operated Mc CULLY-POLYNIAK FUNERAL HOME P.A., 237 E. Patapsco Ave. (Brooklyn) on Monday from 3 to 5 and 7 to 9 P.M., where Funeral Services will be held on Tuesday at 11 A.M. Interment in Cedar Hill Cemetery. Those desiring may make contributions to the charity of their choice in Craig's name.ary 19, 2005. Born August 7, 1920 in Winchester, VA, he was the youngest of six children of Julius and Gertrude Nachman of Marshall, Fauquier County, VA. Elementary and High School were completed in Marshall, VA. In 1942 Dr. Nachman earned a degree in pharmacy from the Medical College of Virginia and in 1945 received a M.D. degree from that institution. He interned at Medical College of Virginia Hospitals. He was resident in pathology at the New Britain General Hospital and Yale University Medical School in 1947. In 1948, Dr. Nachman attended the University of California to study the application of nuclear physics to the biological and medical sciences. As a member of the surgical research team at M.C.V., he established a laboratory to utilize radioactive chemicals in clinical research. He developed techniques to measure blood volume in injured persons. He published these studies, as well as other research, in the medical literature. From 1945 to 1952, Dr. Nachman was a captain in the Army Medical Corps. He practiced orthopedic surgery in Richmond and Hopewell, VA from 1954 to 2000. With the exception of year 1947, he was a member of M.C.V. - V.C.U. faculty from 1945 to his death. Dr. Nachman was life member of the United States Sail and Power Squadrons and served as Commander of the Richmond Squadron in 1982. He was a member of Temple Beth-El. His wife, Vera H. Nachman died in 1998. He is survived by two daughters, Heather and Paula Nachman; a son, James Nachman; daughter-in-law, Kelly Nachman; and two grandsons, Adi and Benjamin Gelem; and a sister, Rose Kanter. Services will be held on Monday, February 21, at 2 P.M., at Bliley Funeral Homes' Central Chapel, 3801 Augusta Ave., Richmond, VA. Interment in Beth-El Cemetery at Forest Lawn. In lieu of flowers, contributions to the American Cancer Society is encouraged.

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