University of California, San Diego
DEAN, SCHOOL OF MEDICINE
February 9, 2006
ALL ACADEMICS AND STAFF AT UCSD (including UCSD Healthcare)
Dr. Elizabeth Ziegler, an outstanding teacher, inspiring mentor, respected researcher and distinguished clinician, passed away on January 2 from complications of diabetes.
A Time of Remembrance of Elizabeth Jansson Ziegler's Career will be held at 3:30 p.m. on Tuesday, February 14 in the UCSD Medical Center Auditorium in Hillcrest. Dr. Ziegler's friends and colleagues are invited to celebrate her life and many contributions at this memorial event.
The family suggested donations to Bethany Relief and Rehabilitation International, PO Box 3811, Orange CA 92857, which supports the work of her medical school classmate, Dr. Richard Bransford, at Children's Rehabilitation Surgical Facility in Kijabe, Kenya. Alternately, donations may be sent to the Bach Collegium San Diego, PO Box 33754, San Diego, CA 92163, which produces orchestral, choral and liturgical works of J.S. Bach in the San Diego area several times a year under the direction of Mr. Ruben Valenzuela.
Dr. Ziegler's obituary can be accessed at