Budd Appleton, MD (colonel, US Army Medical Corps, retired), died unexpectedly at age 70 years on Saturday, August 28, 1999, in Duluth, Minn. He is survived by his wife, Linda Hirte, 3 children by a previous marriage, and 5 grandchildren.
Budd Appleton, MD
Budd matriculated at Columbia University in New York in 1950 and at New York Medical College in 1954. He served in Korea and returned for his residency in ophthalmology at Walter Reed Army Medical Center, Washington, DC, finishing in 1959. He served as the chief of the Ophthalmology Service at Fort Hood, Tex, from 1960 to 1962 and was the division surgeon, 7th Infantry Division, Korea, from 1963 to 1964. He returned to Walter Reed Army Medical Center, and served on staff before becoming the chief of service in 1967.