Howard Calvin Cowlishaw, Jr. died in the early morning hours of Sept. 13, 1994 at his home in Napa, California.
He was born on June 17, 1953 to Howard Cowlishaw and Irma Atkinson Cowlishaw. He grew up in Utah and Idaho and moved with his family to California in 1960.Howard attended University of California, San Diego and the University of Idaho, Moscow. He was accepted into medical school after completion of his third year. He completed medical school in an accelerated program in three years. At 23 years old, he was one of the youngest to graduate from medical school.
Anesthesia was his chosen specialty. He did his internship at the University of Utah in Salt Lake City and his residency at the University of Utah in Salt Lake City and his residency of the University of California, Irvine. While there he saved the life of a police officer and he was awarded the Lion's Club Award and the Carnegie Medal of Valor.
Howard loved his kids, the outdoors, backpacking, hiking and especially "warm, sunny places". He visited many beautiful places throughout the world. He had a sharp mind and a great sense of humor!
He is survived by his children, Jessie and Brittany, former wife, Mary Cowlishaw, all of St. George, Utah; his mother, Irma Cowlishaw, Yountville, California; two sisters, Lynda Cooper and husband, Dan, of Laguna Hills, California; Nancy Chambers and husband, Steve, Salt Lake City, four nieces, six nephews and numerous friends. Preceded in death by his father.
Funeral services were held in Napa, California on Saturday, Sept 17, 1994.