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Obituaries: Drs. Paul Gschwend and Eugena Wright

Paul Gschwend III, M.D.

Eugena Wright, M.D.

Paul Gschwend III, M.D., died Oct. 22 at age 72. He practiced general surgery in Lancaster for 22 years.
Dr. Gschwend was a former president of the Lancaster City & County Medical Society. He also helped to establish the Edward Hand Medical Heritage Foundation.
During his career, Dr. Gschwend served as Medical Staff President and Chief of Surgery at the former St. Joseph Hospital. He retired following a stroke in 1999.
Read Dr. Gschwend’s full obituary here.

Eugena Wright, M.D., died Oct. 14, at age 63. Dr. Wright joined LG Health Physicians Diabetes & Endocrinology in summer 2016.
Practice manager Deb Ohrel said the Diabetes & Endocrinology staff wore pink breast cancer awareness shirts in Dr. Wright’s honor this October. They will continue this tradition in her memory every year.
“Dr. Wright was well-liked by patients and staff,” Ohrel said. “Her kindness, compassion and sense of humor made her a great fit for our office. She will be greatly missed and never forgotten at Diabetes & Endocrinology.”

Click here to read Dr. Wright’s full obituary.


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