David M. Tripses, M.D., 62, of Kansas City, Missouri passed away February 13, 2014. Funeral services will be 10:00 am Tuesday, February 18th at Mount Moriah Terrace Park Funeral Home, 169 Hwy at Shoal Creek Parkway (108th Street), Kansas City, Missouri. Visitation will be 5:00 - 8:00 pm Monday at the funeral home. Burial in Mount Moriah Terrace Park Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions are suggested to M.D. Anderson Cancer Center, Brain and Spine Center.
David was born and raised in Kansas City, Missouri and graduated from Southeast High School, then attended UMKC graduating with a BS in Chemistry, and MU receiving his MD. He served his internship and residency at Truman Medical Center. He was honored as University Scholar at UMKC in 1972, Carl M. Peterson Resident Scholar for Outstanding Chief Resident from Truman Medical Center, and Fellow at American College of Surgeons. His appointments included Instructor, Assistant Professor of Surgery and Clinical Assistant Professor of Surgery at UMKC from 1978 - 1987. David served on the medical staff at North Kansas City Hospital for several years, including serving as former President of the Medical Staff.
He was preceded in death by his mother, Elizabeth. Survivors include his wife of 25 years, Lory, daughters, Katy, Kari, father, John, siblings, John, Elizabeth and Mark.
Arrangements under the direction of Mount Moriah Terrace Park Funeral Home, Kansas City, Missouri