In Memoriam: Dr. John L. Guerrant

March 1, 2012 — Dr. John L. Guerrant, a former chief of the Pulmonary Allergy Division in the University of Virginia Health System, died Feb. 11 in Charlottesville. He was 101.

A memorial service will be held at Westminster Presbyterian Church on Rugby Road on March 17 at 2 p.m.

Guerrant graduated from the U.Va. School of Medicine in 1937 and had a long and distinguished career as professor of internal medicine and attending physician at the U.Va. Hospital. He retired in 1976.

Guerrant served with U.Va.'s 8th Evacuation Hospital during World War II in the North African and Italian campaigns.

He is survived by a sister, two daughters and their husbands, two granddaughters and their husbands and three great-grandchildren.

— By Anne Bromley

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