passed away suddenly at his home on Sunday, September 23.
contributions to Los Angeles Radiological Society spanned three
decades. Beginning in 1981 as a Workshop Instructor for the
6th Annual Spring Diagnostic Ultrasound
Conference, Dr. Ralls was a constant contributor to the
Ultrasound Conference and the LARS Ultrasound Section throughout
the 80’s, 90’s, and 00’s.
provided countless lectures and case reviews, served as
President of the Ultrasound Section from 1984-86, offered sage
advice to conference chairs, and most recently, entertained
participants of the 37th Annual Conference on
May 5, with his unique wit and wisdom as he moderated a panel of
his expert colleagues in a discussion of today’s ultrasound
Now, as we
look to the future, as we plan dinner lectures and the 2013
Ultrasound Conference, it is difficult to imagine LARS without
Ralls dedication to ultrasound is only eclipsed by his
dedication to his family and his pride in their
accomplishments. Our thoughts and prayers are with his wife
Renee, son Colin and daughter Whitney.
will be held on Saturday, October 20 at 2:30pm Old North Chapel,
Forest Lawn, Hollywood Hills - 6300 Forest Lawn Dr., Los
In lieu of
flowers, the family asks that you instead consider making a
contribution to the SRU in his name to foster the research he
pursued so passionately.
SRU, Attn: Heidi Salkeld
1891 Preston White Dr.
Reston, VA 20191