Orleans Parish Medical Society Doctors Day was on March 16, 2014
The Orleans Parish Medical Society and Orleans Medical Alliance held the annual Doctors Day Luncheon at the New Orleans Country Club, where society members celebrating their 50th year of graduation from medical school were applauded and honored Drs. Bernard M. Jaffe, Edwin H. Lawson Jr., Ralph C. Sagrera and Charles V. Sanders Jr., who were joined by their respective wives, Marlene, Sybil, Kathy and Julia. Hailed in absentia were Drs. Kenneth M. Dieffenbach and Girish Chander Moudgil.
Society Alliance President Cynthia Glancy gave the introductions and Medical Society President Dr. William J. Daly Jr. and president-elect Dr. Royce Dean Yount Jr. made the presentations to the honored quartet. Quoting Hippocrates, Dr. Daly said that the collective good works of the honorees could be described in "Wherever the art of Medicine is loved, there is also a love of Humanity." A champagne toast followed.
Special guests Medical Society Executive Director Toni Johnston and Louisiana State medical Society Alliance President Betty DeMars.
More notables were Dr. D. Luke Glancy, the above Irene Klinger (whose later husband was Dr. Morris Klinger ), Dottie Rivenback, Louise Ritter, Joan Albright, Dr. Roger and Georgie Smith, Dr. Bryan and Ruth Bertucci, Dr. Ryan and Theresa Truxillo, Meredith Yount, Theresa Daly, Dr. Patrick Breaux, Dr. Rene and Gail Louapre, Dr. Joseph "Joe"and Gloria Darlak, Dr. Keith and Sarah Kreutziger, Dr. Richard and Wilma Dickey, and Dr. Ed and Janice Foulks.