Dr. Andrew T. Panchura, “Flying Dentist” passes away at age 89

April 22nd, 2013
Dr. Andrew T. Panchura

Dr. Andrew T. Panchura (born August 10, 1923) passed away at age 89 on April 11, 2013.

This past weekend we were saddened to learn that Dr. Andrew T. Panchura, a B-24 bomber pilot who became a member of the “Flying Dentists” passed away at the age
of 89.

Dr. Panchura is the father of Central Oregon orthodontist Dr. Julie Panchura. Dr. Julie Panchura is married to Dr. Vince Quas and is the stepmother
of Dr. Cate Quas.

The Bluefish team sends its condolences to the Panchura family.

To learn more about the colorful life of Dr. Andrew T. Panchura, please read his obituary, published in the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette.

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