James A. Myles, DDS

James A. Myles, DDS - Fairport, NY - Rochester Cremation

James A. Myles, DDS, Fairport, passed away on October 27 at age 75.  A native of Westwood, NJ, he is survived by his wife of 53 years, Gretchen, his sister Joy (Paul) Fleckser, sister-in-law Susan (Paul) Allen, many nieces, nephews, grand-nieces and grand-nephews.

He graduated from the University of Rochester and went on to serve in the submarine service in the U.S. Navy, attaining the rank of Lieutenant.  He then went to dental school at the University of Buffalo.  A very dedicated dentist for 28 years, Jim lived a joyful life and courageously fought a 50-year battle with Multiple Sclerosis.

We wish to express our gratitude for the care given at the Fairport Baptist Home for their years of excellence in caring for the patient they called “Doc.”

A memorial service will be held Sunday, November 7, at 10:00 AM in the University of Rochester Chapel (parking in the Trustee’s Parking Lot on the U of R campus).  Memorials in Jim’s name may be directed to American Brittany Rescue, c/o Treasurer, 1079 Sunrise Ave., Suite B146, Roseville, CA 95661, or to a charity of your choice.

1 Comment

  1. Kathy and John Potter on November 7, 2021 at 9:12 pm

    Dear Gretchen,

    Our sincere condolences on Jim’s passing. Whenever we think of Jim, we think of his cheerful smile and always-upbeat demeanor. His courage will always be something to remember.

    I pray warm memories will help you through this difficult time.

    In Friendship and Love,
    Kathy & John Potter
    (Sylvia’s daughter)

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