Jeffrey Auriel Kugel, M.D., Ph.D

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Jeffrey Auriel Kugel, M.D., Ph.D

November 08, 1945 - December 25, 2017

Berkeley Dr. Kugel passed away peacefully on December 25, 2017 in Berkeley, CA after a long battle with Alzheimer's Disease. He is survived by his loving wife of 50 years, Cheryl, his son, Gregory B. Kugel, M.D. and daughter-in-law Andreea C. Kugel, of El Dorado Hills, CA, his daughter, Victoria A Kugel, M.H.S., of Glenburn, ME, his five grandchildren, Garrett B. Barb, Kathryn A. Kugel, Julia G. Kugel, Cameron B. Fryer, and Bayley A. Fryer, his sister, Julie A. Nickelsen, M.D. and brother-in-law, James Nickelsen, M.D. of Berkeley, CA, and his brother, Thomas B. Kugel and sister-in-law, Kathy Kugel of Davis, WV. Dr. Kugel received his Bachelors degree from Washington and Lee University, his Ph.D. in Neurophysiology from Florida State University, and his M.D. from West Virginia University. He completed his residency in radiology at Vanderbilt University and practiced as a radiologist in Florida and Illinois before practicing for many years at Maine Coast Memorial Hospital in Ellsworth, Maine. He was active for many years on the Board of Directors for the Maine Medical Association and was honored to be named a Fellow of the American College of Radiology in 2009. He proudly served in the US Army from 1968 until 1972. Per his wishes, no services will be held. In lieu of flowers he has requested that donations be made in his name to the UCSF Memory and Aging Center. Donations can be made on-line at, by phone at (877) 499-8273, or by mail to UCSF Foundation, Box 45339, San Francisco, CA 94145-0339. Please be sure to direct any donations specifically to the UCSF Memory and Aging Center. Donations can also be made in his name to the Sorrento Fire Department at 79 Pomola Avenue, Sorrento, ME 04677.
Published on December 29, 2017
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