Yale Palchick, 93, died March 3, 2015, in Rockville, Md.
Dr. Palchick was born in Cleveland. He served in the Pacific theatre in World War II as part of the U.S. Army Air Corps. Upon his return in 1947, he married and moved to Columbus, Ohio, where he attended the Ohio State School of Dentistry. In 1952, he moved to Akron, Ohio, where he practiced dentistry until retiring to Tucson. He was a pioneer of TMJ, collaborated with Dr. Janet Travell, published widely and traveled the world giving professional lectures. He was a member of Congregation Young Israel.
Dr. Palchick was preceded in death by his wife, Elinor. Survivors include his sons, Mark (Rina) Palchick of Chevy Chase, Md., and Bryce (Arlene) Palchick of Pittsburgh; daughter, Susan (Tom) Palchick-Silver of St. Louis Park, Minn.; sister, Selma Barron of Rockville, Md.; brother, Harvey Palchick of Chesterfield, Ohio; and seven grandchildren.
Services and interment were in Ohio.
Memorial contributions may be made to Tucson Hebrew Academy or Darchei Noam Congregation (St. Louis Park, Minn.).