Dedication

  • Those who eased the work and added comfort and humor:
  • Mayo: 1) Laboratory: Bill Gallagher, Dick Koenig, Jim Milde, Marilyn Oeltgen, Becky Wilson. 2) Secretary: Ann Tvedt.
  • Mayo: Neuroanesthesia CRNAs: Barbara Bawek, Ken Kappauf, Arlene Lehman, Lois Maas, Bernadine McGovern, Myron Ricks.
  • UC Davis: 1) Laboratory: Kameron Chun, Freda Hwang, Kent Kiehl, Brock Lewis, Richard Martucci, Darcy Quam, Renae Wurschmidt. 2) Secretaries: Kathi Harris-McFarland, Della Newitt, Marcia Grimshaw, Blythe Myers.
  • UC Davis:  1) CRNAs: Tom Baniak , Dave Daniel, Richard Jaco, Linda Mansker, Richard Pando, David Rose, Larry Shorts. 2) Clinical: Doug Draper, Jon Hunt, Kevin Sunitsch, Ed Trujillo.

I carefully reviewed and re-reviewed this memoir, and my web advisor Luan Dinh helped immeasurably. For any reader, please contact me (gagronert@gmail.com) if there are problems or errors.

I am indebted to these manuscript reviewers and their suggestions and guidelines: Dr. Donald Caton, Ms. Nancy Gronert, Mr. Wayne Klatt, Dr. Aaron Kopman, Dr. Bonnie McEvoy, Dr. Uwe Schulte-Sasse, Mr. Bradley D. Tepper, Mr. Glen Wilkerson.