Leonard Orville Condit was born April 17, 1923, in Detroit Michigan, to Fern Gillette Condit and Walter Henton Condit. He passed away November 2, 2011. Len had three brothers, Walter, Fred and Dick. He spent most of his childhood growing up on a farm in Milgrove, Michigan. Len attended Southeastern HS in Detroit, and it was in high school -- during competitive swimming -- that Len met the love of his life and wife of 61 years, Sara. They married in 1945. Len attended Wayne State University, and then on scholarship, continued on to Medical School, Class of 1948. He served his country as Lt. JG for the Navy as a surgeon, first in the Bahamas and then in New Mexico as the Reservation Dr.
Dr. Condit completed his general surgical residency at University of Illinois’ Presbyterian Hospital, and then moved to Northwestern for pediatric surgery. Len and Sara were off to California, where he lived and practiced for many years, serving as Chief of Staff at both Queen of Angels and Providence St. Joseph Hospital in Burbank.