Dr. David J. Bradshaw, 38, 2617 Sunset Blvd., a new ophthalmologist at Rice Medical Center, died Saturday, Sept. 30, 2000, as the result of a traffic accident.
Memorial services will be held Saturday in Chicago, Ill. His body will be cremated and there will be no local services.
Shuda Funeral Chapel assisted the family with local arrangements.
Dr. Bradshaw was born Dec. 26, 1961, in Evergreen Park, Ill., a son of William and Ina May (Stelk) Bradshaw.
He was married to Ellen Konopko on May 17, 1986, in Oak Lawn, Ill.
He received his bachelor’s degree magna cum laude from Loyola University in Chicago, with majors in biology and chemistry. He earned his medical degree with high honors from the Chicago College of Osteopathic Medicine and completed his residency at Fitzsimmons Army Medical Center in Colorado.
He served as chief of ophthalmology service at William Beaumont Army Medical Center’s Department of Surgery at Fort Bliss outside El Paso, Texas, before joining Rice Medical Center recently.
He was a member of the American Academy of Ophthalmology and the American Osteopathic Association.
Survivors include his wife; one son, David, at home; three daughters, Sarah, Rebecca and Elizabeth, all at home; his mother, Oak Lawn, Ill.; his father, William, Plainfield, Ill.; four brothers, William Jr. (Doreen) and Brian, both of Oak Lawn, Ill., Kenneth (Linda), Summit, Ill., and Robert (Jacqueline), Crestwood, Ill.; and two sisters, Laura Wiegman, Chicago, Ill., and Brenda (John) Schrage, Oak Lawn, Ill.