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Steve Gormican

John C Carson, MD

January 10, 1927 - April 17, 2019

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John C. Carson, husband of 65 years to Elizabeth Hill Carson, and beloved to five children and 18 grandchildren, died at age 92 in his La Jolla home of 59 years on April 17, 2019. Dr. Carson practiced cardiology at Scripps Memorial Hospital La Jolla in a career spanning half a century. Born in 1927 in Wichita, Kansas, into a happy book-filled home, Dr. Carson was the youngest of six children. His father, Frank Lee Carson, was named...  see more
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  • Steve Gormican
    It was a privilege to know the great Dr. John Carson both as an emergency physician and as my father’s doctor. As an emergency physician, there is a predictable annoyance when waking a specialist in the middle of the night. However, never with John. ...  more