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SCHEERER, PAUL PHILIP

Posted By Whitney & Murphy On March 31, 2016 @ 10:23 am In Obituary | 2 Comments

SCHEERER,

Paul Philip Scheerer, M.D. 82, of Phoenix, died on Sunday, March 27, 2016 in the comfort of his home. He was born in Fairmont, West Virginia on August 8, 1933, son of the late Ruth and Paul Scheerer. He graduated from West Virginia University and Northwestern University Medical School. Dr. Scheerer practiced hematology in Phoenix for 36 years. He was a passionate physician who loved his work and made the world a better place. His family wants to thank him for always being there. “We love him and will never forget him.” He always enjoyed his time in the sun, whether it was working in the yard, out on the tennis court or talking to friends on the beach. He is survived by his wife of 56 years, Alice and his children, Marie, Christine, Mark and John (Angela), five grandchildren, sisters Janice (Steve) and Judy (Len) and brother John. It was Phil’s wish not to have a formal service. Donations in Phil’s memory may be made to Hospice of the Valley, 1510 E. Flower, Phoenix, AZ 85014.


Condolences for the family of “SCHEERER, PAUL PHILIP”

Condolence from Steve Lepken on April 3rd, 2016 3:24 pm

Aunt Alice, and cousins Marie, Chris, Mark, and John,

The first memory of (Uncle) Phil that comes to mind for me is when I was about 12 and we came to visit you guys in Phoenix — he took me on an “easy” 8 mile run that almost killed me. I kept waiting for him (this old guy!) to get tired, but he just kept going and going. I’m not sure he even broke a sweat, but when he saw I was about to expire he pretended like he was too tired to go on and we came back home. When we entered the house, he was very complimentary and made me feel like I had done a good job on the run — I just remember how good his words made me feel. I do think he may have snuck out later to run some more though!

Uncle Phil was always so kind and generous — and sharp. Mom always talks about how smart Phil was, and how hard he worked in every facet of his life. I always felt a sense of that when I talked to him — he had this sort of relaxed focus — but he was also someone I could talk to, and he listened and cared. I will miss him a great deal.

Love, and condolences,
Steve

Condolence from Jim Loveland (Margie’s favorite sister’s husband) on April 6th, 2016 5:36 am

I met Phillip at a get-together several years ago at Angela’s (John) mom’s house in Oglesby,IL. He was fascinating to speak with on many topics…including our healthcare “system”. It was obvious he loved his work …and play…as well. To be missed.

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