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MARBLE FALLS, Texas — Edward C. Palmer, 70, died Sept. 8, 2015, from injuries sustained in a motorcycle accident near his home in Marble Falls, Texas.
Dr. Palmer grew up in Fall River, Mass., attended Dartmouth College (Class of 1967) and Cornell Medical School (Class of 1971). After residency at the University of Vermont Medical School, he served as a physician in the U.S. Navy at bases in Yokosuka, Japan and San Diego, Calif.
He worked as an anesthesiologist at Bassett Medical Center in Cooperstown, until his retirement in 2005.
He enjoyed many hobbies. In addition to his motorcycle riding, he owned vintage cars and was an avid recreation aviator and flight instructor.
He is survived by his wife, Lolly Searles Palmer; brother, Thomas Palmer of Elverson, Pa.; sister, Marjorie Palmer of Plymouth, N.H.; three stepchildren, Tara Rodden of Georgetown, Texas, Brent Conlin of San Antonio, Texas and Nancy Birkmeyer of Hanover, N.H.; eight step-grandchildren; and two Siberian Huskies.
A private family memorial service will be held Oct. 10, at his residence in Texas.
The family expresses its appreciation to the first responders, DPS Troopers and medical staff of the ICU at St. David’s Round Rock Hospital.
In lieu of flowers, Ted would want you to live life to the fullest and hold your loved ones dear.
Arrangements by Cook-Walden Davis Funeral Home, 2900 Williams Drive, Georgetown, Texas 78628, (512)863-2564.
Published on  September 24, 2015
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