Dr. Laurence Alan Greenburg died at home Sept. 24, 2018, as a result of Parkinson's disease. He was 83.
He was born on Dec. 30, 1934, to Harold and Annette (Abramowitz) Greenburg in Chicago, Ill.
Dr. Greenburg was valedictorian of his Von Steuben High School class of 1952 and graduated from Northwestern University Medical School in Evanston, Ill., in 1959, where he was inducted into the Alpha Omega Alpha Medical Honorary Society.
Dr. Greenburg practiced medicine in Deerfield, Ill., Delta, Rangely and Collbran and was a traveling locum tenens doctor in many states.
He enjoyed boating on Lake Michigan, flying his own airplane and travelling with his wife, Glenda. He was a lifelong Democrat, and a fan of NPR and KVNF radio. He also enjoyed cooking, gourmet food, and music; he was a madrigal singer and was in the symphonic choir in high school He also played the oboe and was especially interested in electronics.
He married and divorced three times and then met Glenda Bailey, his partner and wife of nearly 30 years.
He is survived by his daughter, Rachel Soikes of Santa Clara, Calif.; two grandsons, Mark Soikes of Santa Clara, Calif., and Renzo Soikes of Boston, Mass.; adopted son, Robert Greenburg of Apache Junction, Ariz.; adopted daughter, Joy Greenburg; and extended family.