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David D. Kilmer
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Birth: Jul. 25, 1957
Newport Beach
Orange County
California, USA
Death: Sep. 15, 2009
Sacramento County
California, USA

Kilmer, David D., professor and chair of the Department of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation (PM&R) at UC Davis Health System, died at his home in Sacramento on Tuesday, Sept. 15, of lymphoma at the age of 52. Dr. Kilmer was an internationally renowned clinician, teacher and researcher. He was known for the state-of-the-art and compassionate rehabilitation care he provided to patients with traumatic neurologic conditions, amputations and neuromuscular diseases. Born on July 25, 1957 in Newport Beach, Calif., Dr. Kilmer received his bachelor's degree in kinesiology from UCLA, graduating magna cum laude. He received his medical degree from the UC Davis School of Medicine in 1985, graduating with Alpha Omega Alpha Medical Honor Society distinction. A close friend who trained with Dr. Kilmer said he had a tremendous impact on those around him."All who knew Dave remember him as a man with exceptional talents and a humble nature, and were moved by his love of people and devotion to serve others," said Dr. Doug Kindall. Dr. Kilmer is survived by his devoted wife, Stephanie, and four children, Taryn, Ryan, Matthew and Anna. He is also survived by his parents, Dan and Betty Kilmer of Newport Beach; two sisters, Debbie Mullin of Irvine, and Suzanne DeMarks of Costa Mesa, CA. A memorial service will be held on Sunday, Sept. 27, at 4 p.m. at Fremont Presbyterian Church, 5570 Carlson Dr., Sacramento. There will be a reception in the Community Life Center at the church immediately following the service. In lieu of flowers, the family requests that donations be made to the Dr. David Kilmer Memorial Fund, c/o Sheryl Nichols, Department of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation, UC Davis Medical Center, 4860 Y Street, Suite 3850, Sacramento, CA 95817.
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Record added: Sep 24, 2009
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David D. Kilmer
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