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Dr. Steve Aaron, 63, surgeon, inventor, author

Giving the eulogy at the Saturday morning service in Louisville will be: Allan Mercer Parnell, Dr. Jon David Walker, Dr. Tom Badgett and Attorney Don Brown
Steve Aaron, M.D., passed away this morning around 7 a.m. He was the son of Jessie Reeves Aaron and the late Dr. Oris Aaron of Columbia and lived here with his family while attending Centre College.

OBITUARY: William Stephen Aaron, M.D.

Dr. William Stephen Aaron, age 63, died Thursday, September 22, 2005 at Audubon Hospital after several months of illness.

He was a graduate of Elizabethtown High School, the Centre College of Kentucky, and U of L School of Medicine. His surgical training was through the U of L affiliated hospitals.

He spent a post-residency fellowship onGastrointestinal Surgery and Endoscopy in Tokyo and Louisville.

Dr. Aaron was a clinical assistant professor of surgery at U of L where he directed the student education program in surgery for many years. He obtained a patent for surgical instruments.

Dr. Aaron was considered an authority on the CO9 and CPT reimbursement matrix and published many books and articles on the subject as well as on clinical problems.

Dr. Aaron was an Eagle Scout and active in the Gathering of Eagles. He was Chair of the Salvation Army Adult Rehabilitation Center for over 20 years.

He was internationally known for his work with the conservation of Kentucky Mammoth Jackstock.

After sustaining a disabling injury, he retired from the practice ofmedicine. He was Medical Director of Kentucky Medicaid program.

Dr. Aaron was preceded in death by his father, Dr. Oris A. Aaron.

He is survived by
  • his wife, Dr. Linda Whayne Aaron

  • his mother, Jesse Aaron ofColumbia

  • two sisters, Jane Aaron of Lexington, KY and Susan A. Remek ofWilmette, IL

  • one brother, Dr. Phil R. Aaron of Columbia.

A eulogy service will be held at 11:00 am on Saturday, September 24 at Highlands Funeral Home in Louisville.

Visitation will be from 2:00 PM - 5:00 PM and 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM on Friday at Highlands.

Interment will be in the Reeves Family Cemetery on Reeves Road just past Shiloh Church.

Expressions of sympathy may be made to Hospice ofLouisville or American Red Cross Hurricane Katrina Relief.

Highlands Funeral Home is located at 3331 Taylorsville Road Louisville, KY. Phone: (502) 451-4420


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Dr. Steve Aaron dies at age 63

2005-09-22 - Columbia, KY - Photo Linda Waggener. WILLIAM STEPHEN AARON, M.D., passed away at age 63 this morning, September 22, 2005 at Audubon Hospital, Louisville, KY. Visitation begins tomorrow in Louisville at Highland Funeral Home. Allan Mercer Parnell will deliver the eulogy at the Saturday morning funeral service in Louisville. Burial will take place in the Reeves Family Cemetery off Highway East 80 on Reeves Road in Adair County. Click Read More for the full obituary.
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Remembering Dr. Steve Aaron

2005-09-22 - Columbia, KY - Photo Linda Waggener. IN ADDITION TO BEING A GIFTED SURGEON, STEVE AARON was a man of many talents and endless interests. Above, he shares his photographic work of art with his niece Jessica Snyder at a party honoring his Mother, her Grandmother, Jessie Aaron. Steve had collected and scanned family photos into special computer software which allowed for assembly of all the small photos into a life-sized portrait of his mother. Click 'read more' for details of his obituary.
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