Dr. Antonio D. Talusan

19300502 –

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Dr. Antonio D.Talusan passed away at his home in Lubbock, TX, on Saturday, September 16, 2017, at the age of 87. He was born on May 2, 1930, in San Rafael, Bulacan, Philippines. He was married to his loving wife, Dr. Celia Samson Talusan, for 57 years. Dr. T, as he was fondly called, was a distinguished professor in the University of the Philippines and a pioneer in Nephrology and Nuclear Medicine. He spearheaded many educational programs. He started a charitable foundation and hosted a TV medical program, Kapwa Ko Mahal Ko, that aided countless indigent patients. He returned to the United States in 1988 and continued his successful medical career in Baltimore, MD, then in Lubbock. He lived a long and fruitful life as a physician, educator and medical administrator, as a farmer and a rancher and as a dutiful husband, a wonderful father and doting grandfather.

Those left to cherish his memory and continue his legacy are his wife, Celia; daughters and sons-in-law, Eileen and Galo Garcia, Karen and Mark Soriano, Janet and Paul Pedro; Yvette and Raffy Tomacruz; grandchildren, Anton, Joseph, Michael, Jacob, Pixie and Alexie; and his surviving brothers and sisters.

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16 thoughts on “Dr. Antonio D. Talusan”

  1. Dear Auntie Celia and family, we were all so sad to hear of the passing of Uncle Tony. Our dad especially, Gus de Leon, was so sorry we were not able to make the trip out there to visit. Our thoughts are with you. Hugs and tears.

  2. Rosemarie Consunji

    Sending our deepest sympathies. Tito Tony will be missed by many but always remembered for his dedication to his family, his patients, his students and his animals! Rest in peace Tito Tony. Thank you for always opening your home to the countless friends of your children. Sending virtual hugs to Tita Celia, Eileen, Karen, Janet and Yvette. Hoping that you find comfort in knowing that you are in our thoughts and prayers.

  3. Cherry Arellano-Mignob

    Karen and family. My deepest sympathies on the passing of your dad. He was indeed a pioneer in his field. Who could forget kapwa ko mahal ko? I hope you and yours find peace and acceptance. Sending you hugs from the archipelago.

  4. Cherry Arellano-Mignon

    Karen, is there a foundation or charitable institution here where we can offer aid in honor of your dad?

  5. Alma \"Twinky\" Dulay-Clemente & family

    So sorry for your loss, Dra. Talusan, Karen, Eileen Janet & Yvette. Thank you for sharing him to all the Filipino people he has helped for decades. We will be praying for the eternal repose of his soul. May perpetual light shine upon him.

  6. Alma "Twinky" Dulay-Clemente & family

    So sorry for your loss, Dra. Talusan, Karen, Eileen Janet & Yvette. Thank you for sharing him to all the Filipino people he has helped for decades. We will be praying for the eternal repose of his soul. May perpetual light shine upon him.

  7. We extend our heartfelt condolences to Karen, Janet, Yvette & Aileen and Mrs. Soriano on the passing of Dr. Talusan. May he rest in peace and may the beautiful memories you hold in your heart comfort you during this time and beyond.

  8. Dear Eileen, Karen, Yvette, and Janet, I am sorry to learn about the loss of your father. He had an amazing life that I am sure you are very proud of. Our thoughts and prayers are with you and your family in this difficult time.

  9. Mike, Olive, MJ, Myka and Carmela Alvarez

    Our thoughts and prayers are with you and your family. May God comfort you in this time of sorrow. Our deepest sympathy and sincere condolences

  10. Nita and Tom Madigan

    Our deepest condolences to the Talusan family on the loss of their beloved. We hope you may find comfort in the thoughts and prayers of all those who knew Dr. Talusan.

  11. The Myers and Turnbow Family

    So sorry for your loss. What a legacy of compassion and hard work. Our thoughts and prayers are with you and your family.

  12. Gina Liza Meim Bataoil

    Dear Karen,

    May your memories of the many wonderful years you and your whole family were able to share with your dad comfort you today and for the many years to come…

    Thinking of you at this time and extending our sincere sympathy and friendship… — Gina (& family)

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