Richard Cannon

First post: 7/8/2017 Latest post: 8/3/2017
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Dick was diagnosed with ALS ("Lou Gehrig's disease") in January, 2017.  He gradually came to the unwelcome realization that he would need to close his allergy practice and retire to the more sedentary lifestyle that his disease was demanding.  On June 30th he closed the door on a 38-year relationship with patients who had become close friends at Westbury Allergy in St. Charles and with a faithful  office staff who had cemented those bonds.  The messages of grateful affection and the farewell visits of so many patients were a source of great joy to both of us!


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