Raymundo Esquivel 1929-2017

Raymundo Esquivel, MD, anesthesiologist and 50-year PCMS member died November 18, 2017. He was 88.

Esquivel was born on October 19, 1929 in Monterrey, Mexico where he graduated from medical school in 1953. He came to Tucson in 1951 for an internship and surgical residency at St. Mary’s Hospital that he finished in 1956.  He also trained as a resident at Tacoma General Hospital in 1960. He received a fellowship in anesthesiology from the Western Reserve Care System in 1962.  He practiced in Tucson from 1963-1994.

When he returned to Tucson, Esquivel became a member of PCMS in 1963. He was an alternate PCMS delegate to the Arizona Medical Association (ArMA) from 1972-1975 and a full delegate from 1975-1980.  He left the Society in 1982, but returned as an Active Member in 1986.

Esquivel was survived by his wife of 58 years, Teresa; five children; eight grandchildren and one great grandchild.