In Memory

James Searfoss

James Searfoss

Maj. James Phillip Searfoss (ret.) died on June 28, 2021, due to complications from end-stage prostate cancer.  Jim was born May 31, 1946, in Lima, Ohio and grew to adulthood on a small farm in Northwestern Ohio.  He was a 1969 graduate of Ohio State University and received his Master of Medical Science from Saint Francis University in Loretto, Pennsylvania.  He joined the U.S. Army in 1972 and served 24 years, retiring as a Major at Fort Riley, Kansas.

Following his military service, Jim was an Assistant Professor and Clinical Coordinator in Physician Assistant Studies at Grand Valley State University.  Jim retired as a Physician Assistant with Spectrum Health in occupational therapy.

Jim is survived by three daughters, Jennifer, Shannon, and Caitlin, and four grandsons.

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