Dr. Daniel S. Sax, neu­rol­o­gist

Baltimore Sun - - OBITUARIES - —Jac­ques Kelly

Dr. Daniel S. Sax, a Bal­ti­more­born and ed­u­cated neu­rol­o­gist, died Thurs­day at his home in Ran­dolph Cen­ter, Vt. He was 81.

Fam­ily mem­bers said he died in his sleep and the cause of death was un­de­ter­mined.

Born in Bal­ti­more, he was the son of Dr. Ben­jamin Sax, a physi­cian and ra­di­ol­o­gist, and Miriam Helf­gott, a school nurse.

He was raised on Eutaw Place and was a 1952 grad­u­ate of City Col­lege. He earned a bach­e­lor’s de­gree at the Johns Hop­kins Univer­sity and was a grad­u­ate of the Univer­sity of Mary­land School of Medicine.

He served as a neu­rol­o­gist at Bethesda Naval Hospi­tal dur­ing the Viet­nam War.

He had a res­i­dency in neu­rol­ogy at Bos­ton City Hospi­tal, then be­came a neu­rol­o­gist on the staff at Univer­sity Hospi­tal, now known as Bos­ton Med­i­cal Cen­ter.

He was also a pro­fes­sor of neu­rol­ogy at the Bos­ton Univer­sity School of Medicine.

In 1976 he joined the staff of Gif­ford Med­i­cal Cen­ter in Ran­dolph Cen­ter. He re­tired nearly a decade ago.

He met his fu­ture wife, Joan A. Bond, in Cam­bridge, Mass. They lived in Brook­line, Mass., from 1970 un­til mov­ing to Ran­dolph Cen­ter in 2000.

Dr. Sax was a mem­ber of the Amer­i­can Med­i­cal As­so­ci­a­tion, Amer­i­can Neu­ro­log­i­cal As­so­ci­a­tion and the Amer­i­can Academy of Neu­rol­ogy.

He en­joyed spend­ing time with his fam­ily. He liked clas­si­cal mu­sic and was a wine col­lec­tor. He was a mem­ber of the Bos­ton Wine and Food So­ci­ety. Ser­vices were held Sun­day. Sur­vivors in­clude his wife of 54 years, a trans­la­tor; a son, John Sax of Chapel Hill, N.C.; two daugh­ters, Karen Sax McLough­lin of Ash­land, Mass., and Dr. Diana Corzine of Clancy, Mont.; a brother, Dr. Al­bert Sax of New York; and three grand­chil­dren.

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