Dr. Stephen Alan Hill Memorial Fund

By Maura Teynor

March 29, 2018

Dr. Stephen Alan Hill’s wife, Cyndi, established a donor-advised fund as a way to memorialize her late husband.

Dr. Hill was a neurologist in Mansfield. He came here in July of 1988 and joined Mansfield Neurology. He joined OhioHealth in 2014 and practiced until his death August 30, 2017, just days after his 67th birthday. 

Cyndi said,“Stephen gave his life for his patients.”

While with Mansfield Neurology, he and his partners traveled weekly to cities surrounding Mansfield, such as Mt. Vernon, Ashland, Galion and Norwalk, to continue to service as much of this area as humanly possible. He was known to his friends, family, coworkers and patients as a diligent, patient and devoted caregiver who treated every patient with dignity and compassion.

He graduated from Dartmouth College in Hanover, NH and earned his medical degree from the University of Texas Southwestern Medical School in Dallas. He completed a surgical internship at the University of Minnesota in Minneapolis. He completed a residency in neurosurgery and a fellowship in biochemical neuropathology from The Ohio State University College of Medicine in Columbus.

Continuing his training, Dr. Hill completed a residency in neurology and a fellowship in neuromuscular at Georgia Regents University, Medical College of Georgia in Augusta, GA.

Dr. Hill was an Eagle Scout and served as a leader for the St. Peter’s Boy Scout Troop 121. He had a black belt in Aikido and taught Aikido at the YMCA; after previously obtaining a black belt in Karate and Karate weapons during his years of neurosurgery residency at OSU.

In his free time, Stephen loved to be at his farm in Bellville where he canoed, fished and gardened. He made his own fishing flies, sharing them with patients and staff alike.

Anyone can donate to the Dr. Stephen Alan Hill Memorial Fund through richlandcountyfoundation.org or by check written to the Richland County Foundation, note the fund name on the memo line.

 

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