Obituary for Distinguished Rogue Valley Physician, Dr. Eric Overland

, Posted: Mon, August 12 2013 at 12:17 PM, Updated: Mon, August 12 2013 at 12:23 PM

A Rogue Valley community activist and distinguished physician died August 5th after a six year battle with brain cancer.

Dr. Eric Overland moved to Medford in 1980 where he established a solo pulmonary practice.

He founded one the first accredited sleep labs in Oregon.

He served as Chief of Staff at Providence Hospital and received the Honorary Service award as President of the Jackson County Medical Society.

He loved music and was an active member of the Rogue Valley Chorale.

We at KOBI-TV and KOTI-TV extend our deepest sympathy to his wife, children and grand children.

A memorial service will be held on Saturday, September 21st at the Craterian Theater.

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