09-20-2006

Dr. Ray Kilcoyne, a radiologist at the University of Colorado Health Sciences Center, died August 8, 2006, at the age of 89. His wife of almost 30 years, Claire Kilcoyne, AuD, is an audiologist in Denver.

A scholarship was set up in the name of Dr. Ray Kilcoyne through the Audiology Foundation of America (AFA), Lafayette, Ind, to help pay for the education of a future AuD. Claire Kilcoyne’s husband was a strong supporter while she earned her AuD, and would be happy to have an AuD scholarship in his name, she said.

The Kilcoynes were married in 1977, and moved to Colorado 15 years ago. Though retired, Ray Kilcoyne still put in hours at the hospital doing the work he loved. He specialized in skeletal radiology, and is well known for his work and contributions to teleradiology, MRI research, and the development of a scale for marking degeneration of bones and joints in hemophilia patients. Kilcoyne also enjoyed many hobbies, including building and playing the harpsichord, fixing old radios, rebuilding old cars, and volunteering at the Golden Railroad Museum.

The AFA acknowledges the contributions of donors to this scholarship fund. Donations are still being accepted through the AFA, 8 N Third St, Suite 406, Lafayette, IN 47901; www.audfound.org.

[SOURCE: AFA, August 2006]