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WALTZER, Dr. Arthur, age 81 , lifelong resident of Tampa died Saturday, February 17, 2018. After graduating, Gorrie Elementary, Wilson Middle and Plant High School's, Dr. Waltzer attended Vanderbuilt University and Medical School and was a member of AEPi fraternity. He completed his Chief Surgical residency at the University of Cincinnati and served as a MASH Surgeon in Vietnam as a Captain in the U.S. Army. He later returned to his native Tampa and had a distinguished career practicing general and vascular surgery for
over 35 years, served as Chief of Surgery at University Community Hospital and taught surgical residents at USF College of Medicine. He was active in many professional organizations including past president of the Florida Chapter of the American College of Surgeons was a former member of Congregation Rodeph Sholom and member of Congregation Schaarai Zedek. Survived by his beloved wife of 37 years, Rose (Ree) Waltzer, sons and daughter-in-law, Garrett Waltzer, Adam & Shige Waltzer and Dr. Joel Waltzer, daughter, Megan Waltzer and
grandchildren, Jeremy, Isaac, Leo, Suzanne, Rachel, Zoe and Jake. A memorial service will be held Tuesday, 10:00 AM at Congregation Schaarai Zedek, 3303 West Swann Avenue, Tampa. In lieu of flowers memorial contributions may be made to the charity of ones choice.