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Obituary William I. Spector, M.D.

Staff reports

A celebration of life for William I. Spector, M.D., 62, a Reno resident, will be at 7 p.m. Aug. 11 at Temple Sinai, 3405 Gulling Road, Reno.

Dr. Spector died July 28, 2001, at Washoe Medical Center. He was a native of Westchester, Pa. and had lived in the Reno/Carson City area for the past 30 years.

He was a senior physician for the State of Nevada Prison System and was Carson City’s first opthalmologist. A graduate of Temple University Medical School, he served as a flight surgeon during the Vietnam War and was a fellow of the American College of Surgeons.

Dr. Spector was preceded in death by his father, Samuel S. Spector, M.D.

Among his survivors are his fiancee, Patricia Blanchard of Reno; mother R. Patricia Spector of Hollywood, Fla.; sister and brother-in-law Sue and Herb Breger of New York City; daughter and son-in-law Kim and Dwane Scribner of Carson City; sons William S. of Eugene, Ore. and Kyle of Monterey and granddaughter Rashell Scribner.

Memorial contributions may be made to Step 2, a women’s rehabilitation center, P.O. Box 40674, Reno 89504 or to Temple Sinai.