ALLAN WILFRED PERRY, M.D.
APRIL 6, 1929 – APRIL 1, 2011
Allan W. Perry, M.D. has been a resident of Glendale for the last 45 years. He established a Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery practice in 1972 at Verdugo Hills Hospital and served the Foothill communities for almost 40 years. His practice was devoted to both cosmetic and reconstructive surgery and he touched the lives of many people living in southern California.
Dr. Perry was born Allan Perepelitza in Traynor, Saskatchewan on April 6, 1929. He received his primary and secondary school education in Canada and then attended Andrews University in Berrien Springs, Michigan. While at Andrews University he received a Bachelor of Arts Degree in Biology and met Mary Lou Mitchell, whom he would later marry. He and Mary Lou would have celebrated their 60th Wedding Anniversary this year on June 2. He and his new bride moved to California where he attended Loma Linda University and received a Doctor of Medicine Degree in 1955. After graduation, he returned to Michigan and interned at Detroit Receiving Hospital.