Longtime Physician, Dr. Robert Crooks, Dies At 91

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A well-known Parkersburg physician has died.

Chances are, if you grew up in Parkersburg in the 1950s, ‘60s, ‘70s or ‘80s, you either went to see Doctor Robert Crooks, or your friends did.

He was a practicing physician for more than 40 years.

But he was much more than that.

He was a historian, an artist, and a community leader.

Doctor Crooks died Tuesday at the age of 91. He is survived by his wife of 62 years, Gloria, children and grandchildren.

Click the link below to see his full obituary.

(In addition to Dr. Robert Crooks, others appearing in this story from 1992 were Joyce Parsons and Joan Kaufman.)

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