Raymond Grossman

Dr. Raymond Grossman, 83, died Oct. 17, 2011.
Born in Newark, N.J., Dr. Grossman enlisted in the U.S. Navy, becoming a corpsman and achieving the rank of PhM3/c. He graduated  from Columbia University in 1951. He went to the University of Brussels in Belgium before attending the University of Zurich in Switzerland to study medicine. He received his M.D. in 1958. Dr. Grossman and his wife, Eriva, moved to Phoenix in 1959. He completed his residency at St. Joseph’s Hospital and began his practice in Douglas. After 12 years, he relocated to Tucson and practiced family medicine and headache care. Dr. Grossman served as head of Tucson Medical Center’s department of family practice and adjunct professor of family medicine at the Univeristy of Arizona College of Medicine.
Dr. Grossman was predeceased by his son, Robert. Survivors include his wife of 57 years, Eriva; children, Claire Teagle of California, James Grossman of Scottsdale, and Cynthia Nathan of California.
Graveside services were held in the Temple Emanu-El section of Evergreen Cemetery, with Rabbi Samuel M. Cohon officiating.­
Memorial contributions may be made to Casa de la Luz Foundation, 7740 N. Oracle Road, Tucson 85704.