Dr. William A. Geiger, Jr. of Leawood, KS, passed away on January 19th. Bill was born January 16, 1924 in Grand Island Nebraska, son of William and Cecilia Geiger.
He leaves behind a loving wife, Elizabeth (Bette), and five children: Suzanne Duncan (Glenn), Gus (Sue), David (Monica), Tom (Cynthia), and Sally Brady (Vince), as well as five grandchildren: Matthew Kenton (Laura), Kristin Zender (Matt), Nicholas Geiger, Jack Brady, and Drew Brady.
He graduated from McCook High School in Nebraska, and Rockhurst College. He received his medical degree from the University of Nebraska, Omaha after serving in the Navy, in WWII.
He was a General Practitioner in Fairfax, Oklahoma for 10 years, before completing his residency in Anesthesia at KU Medical Center in Kansas City. He practiced anesthesiology at Trinity Lutheran Hospital and later at Research Medical Center, where he was one of the pioneers in pain management.
Services will be held at Cure of Ars Church (visitation at 9:00AM and funeral at 10:00AM), on Tuesday, January 21, 2014