Daniel Moore Jr., 92, of Providence, died June 25. He grew up on a large farm in Coventry, RI, and attended Bryant College for one year before joining the Army Air Corps as an aviation cadet when he turned 18. During World War II he served as a navigator aboard a B-17 and flew 35 missions over Europe. He was awarded the Distinguished Flying Cross. After the war, he graduated from Brown and Tufts Medical School, then completed his medical residency at Rhode Island Hospital, as well as a cardiology fellowship at Rhode Island Hospital and a fellowship from the National Heart Institute.
Dr. Moore served on the medical and cardiology staffs of Rhode Island Hospital and was in private practice for more than 40 years, retiring in 1998. He also served as a staff physician at Butler Hospital and at St. Elizabeth’s Home, where he was medical director and chief of staff from 1978 until his retirement. He was a member and past president of the Providence Medical Association and the Rhode Island Society of Internal Medicine. He also was a clinical instructor at the Warren Alpert Medical School and a staff member of the Andrews Infirmary at Brown.
He leaves his wife of 61 years, Nancy (McKenna) Moore ’50; five children; and 14 grandchildren. Donations in his memory may be made to St. Sebastian Church in Providence or the American Heart Association.