In Memory

Steven Widzer

Steven Widzer


Former Clevelander Dr. Steven Widzer of Gulph Mills, Penn., a pediatric gastroenterologist, died on Feb. 14, 2002 at age 52.

Dr. Widzer established a private practice in pediatric gastroenterology in Philadelphia and served as adjunct associate professor in pediatrics at Temple University School of Medicine and clinical associate professor in pediatrics at the Medical College of Pennsylvania. He also was a clinical associate professor of pediatrics at the University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine. Previously, he held appointments at several other hospitals. Dr. Widzer also wrote articles about his specialty and was listed in Who’s Who in Medicine and Healthcare and International Who’s Who of Professions. He belonged to various medical societies.

Dr. Widzer earned a bachelor’s degree, medical degree and a fellowship in gastroenterology from Northwestern University. He is survived by his wife of 30 years, Dr. Helen (nee Magun); sons, Joshua and Noah; daughter, Rebecca, all of Gulph Mills; mother, Lillian Widzer of Beachwood; brother, Dr. Gary Widzer of Shaker Heights, and a sister, Naomi Gawiser of Connecticut. Contributions may be made to Har Zion Temple Music Fund, 1500 Hagysford Road, Penn Valley, 19072; or Northwestern University Medical School, 303 E. Chicago Ave., Chicago 60611.