Dr. Richard Sarkin, brother of Vanity Fair features editor Jane Sarkin, died in a plane crash Oct. 19 in Kirksville, Mo. He was 54.
Dr. Sarkin was an associate professor of clinical pediatrics at the U. of Buffalo and head of the newborn nursery at Buffalo Women’s and Children’s Hospital. He is survived by his wife, Marcia; a daughter and a son; a sister and a brother; and his mother.
Donations may be made to the Richard T. Sarkin Foundation for Medical Education, P.O. Box 1523, Amherst, NY 14226.