Posted by Cathy Gowdy on Sunday, November 15, 2015 at 06:52:02 :
Monday, August 3, 1953
Dr. Brooks, Belvedere, Dies At 60
Funeral services will be held at 10 a.m. tomorrow for Dr. LeRoy Brooks, well known San Francisco surgeon and Belvedere resident for the past five years. Dr. Brooks died of a heart attack Saturday while spending the weekend at Bohemian Grove. He was 60.
A native of Alabama, Dr. Brooks came to California in 1919, after receiving his medical degree from Marquette University.
He was a member of the American College of Surgeons, American Medical Association, California State Medical Association and San Francisco county Medical Society. Prominent socially, he was also a member of the Bohemian club, Commonwealth club and Burlingame country club.
He is survived by his widow, Helen, and two children, Mrs. Barlow Ferguson, Menlo Park, and Alanson Brooks of Newark, Ohio.
Funeral services will be held at Halsted and Company, 1123 Sutter street, San Francisco. Entombment will be at Cypress Lawn cemetery in Colma.
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