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William Luther Griffith M.D.
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In memory of
William Luther Griffith M.D.
AUGUSTA - William Luther Griffith, M.D. (Dr. Bill), 70, of Augusta died Friday Oct. 4, 2019 at his home. He was born Feb. 10, 1949 in Tucson, Ariz. the son of James and Wyllian (Johnsrud) Griffith. Bill spent his life in many places. He was born into a military family and spent his youth in many states and Norway and England. He continued traveling as an adult with frequent trips overseas to visit his son and later with his sweetheart Susan. Bill graduated from Del City High School in Oklahoma in 1967. He got his medical degree from the University of Oklahoma in 1972. He achieved the rank of Lieutenant Commander in the Navy and was in active service from 1971 to 1981. He was passionate about his work as a physician. Throughout his career, he touched many people's lives in many places, especially in California, Rhode Island and here in Maine. Bill enjoyed fishing, kayaking, visits with his close and extended family, and trips with Susan. He was a music and art lover, and he generously supported many local artists and other causes. He attended many classical music concerts and was an avid walker. One of his favorite activities was long walks in the winter on the beach in Algarve. Bill is survived by his sweetheart, Susan Shaffer; his son, Eric Griffith and his wife Marzena of Houston, Texas; his sister, Catherine Breeding and her husband Stephen of Louisville, Colo.; and his grandchildren, Ellen and Sabrina Griffith and Lee and Jordan Phillips. A memorial service will be held at Knowlton and Hewins Funeral Home, One Church St., Augusta, Wednesday, Oct. 9, 2019 at 2:00 p.m. Memories, condolences, photos, and videos may be shared with the family on the obituary page of our website at www.familyfirstfuneralhomes.com
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In memory of
William Luther Griffith M.D.
AUGUSTA - William Luther Griffith, M.D. (Dr. Bill), 70, of Augusta died Friday Oct. 4, 2019 at his home. He was born Feb. 10, 1949 in Tucson, Ariz. the son of James and Wyllian (Johnsrud) Griffith. Bill spent his life in many places. He was born into a military family and spent his youth in many states and Norway and England. He continued traveling as an adult with frequent trips overseas to visit his son and later with his sweetheart Susan. Bill graduated from Del City High School in Oklahoma in 1967. He got his medical degree from the University of Oklahoma in 1972. He achieved the rank of Lieutenant Commander in the Navy and was in active service from 1971 to 1981. He was passionate about his work as a physician. Throughout his career, he touched many people's lives in many places, especially in California, Rhode Island and here in Maine. Bill enjoyed fishing, kayaking, visits with his close and extended family, and trips with Susan. He was a music and art lover, and he generously supported many local artists and other causes. He attended many classical music concerts and was an avid walker. One of his favorite activities was long walks in the winter on the beach in Algarve. Bill is survived by his sweetheart, Susan Shaffer; his son, Eric Griffith and his wife Marzena of Houston, Texas; his sister, Catherine Breeding and her husband Stephen of Louisville, Colo.; and his grandchildren, Ellen and Sabrina Griffith and Lee and Jordan Phillips. A memorial service will be held at Knowlton and Hewins Funeral Home, One Church St., Augusta, Wednesday, Oct. 9, 2019 at 2:00 p.m. Memories, condolences, photos, and videos may be shared with the family on the obituary page of our website at www.familyfirstfuneralhomes.com
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Knowlton & Hewins Funeral Home
1 Church Street
Augusta, ME 04330
Past Services ╲╱
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