Alan M. Barron ’69 died on May 23, 2020 in Newton, Massachusetts.
(The following appeared in The Boston Globe on May 26, 2020)
Dr. Alan M. Barron, age 72, of Newton, died on Saturday, May 23, 2020. Born and raised in Chelsea. Beloved husband of Dr. Rosaline (Zam) Barron for 37 years. Devoted son of the late Clara (Epstein) and Harold “Haley” Barron. Loving father of Dr. Rebecca Barron and her husband Dr. Tovy Kamine, Shelley Barron (Class of 2009) and her husband Spencer Ackerman, and Joshua Barron. Adoring grandfather of Nathan, Jesse, Ari, and Caleb. Dear friend to many.
Graduate of Bowdoin College and Tufts University School of Medicine. Compassionate physician at Mount Auburn Hospital, cherished by patients and colleagues alike, for over 40 years. Clinical Instructor at Harvard Medical School. Awarded Middlesex County Physician of the Year by the Massachusetts Medical Society. Acknowledged Outstanding Teacher and Assistant Clinical Professor at Tufts University School of Medicine. Dedicated member, Ritual Chair, and former Vice President of Temple Emeth. Recipient of Keeper of the Flame award. Strong supporter of Israel and donor of 60 Impact Scholarships through Friends of the Israel Defense Forces. Avid lover of bicycling, beaches, and boat rides.