Dr. Arno G. Motulsky, a global pioneer in human genetics, died Jan. 17 in Seattle at the age of 94. Through his research, writing and mentoring, he helped create and define the field of medical genetics.
Dr. Eduardo Mendez, a UW Medicine surgical oncologist and Fred Hutch researcher known for extraordinary talent and compassion with patients, died Jan. 5 with family at his side. He was 45 and had battled cancer himself for two years.
[Noon Jan. 27 update: A service is planned noon Friday, Jan. 29, at Levine Chapel, 470 Harvard St., Brookline, Massachusetts, with a gathering afterward at a synagogue in nearby Wayland, Congregation Or Atid, 97 Concord Road.