In Memoriam

Dr. Stacy Ari Roback

(1941-2012)

(excerpt from the StarTribune newspaper)

Stacy Ari Roback, MD, died unexpectedly on Friday, January 20, 2012, at the age of 70. Throughout his 45 year career as a gifted pediatric surgeon at Children's Hospital of Minnesota, Dr. Roback healed and touched the lives of thousands of children. His talent as a surgeon was complemented and exceeded by his empathetic, gentle manner that comforted countless families during difficult times with their sick child. That same beloved personality made Stacy a one-of-a-kind husband, father, grandfather and friend. His humble, selfless nature and his extensive knowledge and experience made him a unique and special human being.