OBITUARY

Dr. Ronald Alan Greenfield

December 13, 1951December 1, 2013

Ronald Alan Greenfield, MD, 61, died Sunday, December 1, 2013, after a long, hard fought battle with renal cancer with his wife at his side. Ronald is survived by his wife of 30 years, Tawana Murdock Greenfield, son, David of Edmond and daughter, Precious Greenfield-Novick, her husband, James and two grandchildren, River and Roman Novick of Deer Creek. He is also survived by his parents, Seymour and Elaine Greenfield, of White Oak, PA, brother Jeff Greenfield of Fort Lauderdale, FL and sister, Becky Pinsker of Pittsburgh, PA, as well as many special nieces and nephews. Ron was born in McKeesport, PA, and earned his B.S. from The Ohio State University, earned his M.D. from the State University of New York Upstate Medical Center in Syracuse, N.Y. and his M.S. in Epidemiology from the University of Oklahoma. Following his Infectious Disease Fellowship at the University of Wisconsin in Madison, he moved to Edmond to accept a position with the Infectious Disease Section in the Department of Medicine at OUMC. Ron’s last position at OUHSC, Dept. of Medicine was that of Professor of Medicine. Ronald was passionate about his work with the AIDS community including the Ryan White Foundation and AIDS Care Fund. He touched so many in lives and will be missed.

Services

  • Funeral Service Monday, December 2, 2013
REMEMBERING

Dr. Ronald Alan Greenfield

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deborah guy

June 30, 2014

Tawana, I am so sorry this is so late, but I just found out today. I am so sorry for your loss. Dr. Greenfield was a great physician who did not take himself so seriously, and enjoyed a lot of laughter. He will be greatly missed. My prayers are with your and your family. Deborah Guy.

Robert S

June 13, 2014

One of the greatest people I have had the pleasure of knowing.

Rocquel C

June 5, 2014

Words cannot express the greatness of his work and loyalty as a doctor. He will be forever remembered and missed.

Rowe & Patty Kishketon

December 6, 2013

Are thoughts and prayers for Tawanna and family...
Love you,

Tawana Greenfield

December 5, 2013

My eternal flame of love

Winter Martinez

December 5, 2013

Uncle Ron,

Words cannot express how much we are going to miss you. I will carry your spirit close to my heart. Boomer Sooner Uncle..Boomer Sooner!

Love always,

Your niece

Tawana Greenfield

December 4, 2013

Dear Ron I love you so much and miss you. I will always carry a part of you in my heart. Have a safe journey home.
Love always your wife
Tawana

Linda Stockwell

December 4, 2013

Richard and I would like to express our condolences to Tawana, Precious, David and James in their loss of Ronald. He was a wonderful husband, father, and proud grandfather. He was a great physician and will be greatly missed.

Richard and Linda Stockwell

glenda deer

December 3, 2013

INSTEAD OF FLOWERS THE FAMILY IS ASKING THAT YOU DONATE TO THE AIDS CARE FUND..
thank you..and bless you and yours.


We will miss you brother in law...but we know you are at peace and not hurting anymore.
Thank you for all your work you did at the VA and within the AIDS community ..your kindness and compassion for people will always be remembered ..
WORLD AIDS DAY..December 1,2013..the day you started your journey home..will always be remembered.
love to my sister Tawana ..David .. Precious and our grandbabies

Terry Whitley

December 2, 2013

I worked with Dr. Greenfield at the IDI clinic. He was a wonderful Dr. and will be missed. Condolences to his family. He really loved his family especially those grandbabies.