APMA is deeply saddened to announce the passing of Past President Lawrence G. Lefler, DPM.
Dr. Lefler graduated from what is now the Dr. William M. Scholl College of Podiatric Medicine at Rosalind Franklin University of Medicine and Science in 1952. He practiced in Fremont, NE, and was president of the Nebraska Podiatric Medical Association and a delegate to the APMA House of Delegates. He also served as president of the National Board of Podiatric Medical Examiners and was speaker of the APMA House of Delegates for more than a decade in the 1970s and 1980s. He was president of APMA from 1970–71.
Dr. Lefler was an active member of the national health-care community, serving the National Council of Education for the Health Professions and the National Health Services Corps. He retired from practice in 1991.
Funeral services for Dr. Lefler will take place in Fremont, NE, on Wednesday, June 27. You may make a contribution to the APMA Educational Foundation Student Scholarship Fund in Dr. Lefler's memory by visiting www.apma.org/donate.