Hear our 2015 radio interview with Dr. Butcher: http://k003.kiwi6.com/hotlink/9ljhcdy6y7/Newsmaker-RichardButcherMD-heal...
By Miriam Raftery
November 18, 2016 (El Cajon)—Dr. Richard O. Butcher, 77, an El Cajon resident and prominent San Diego physician honored nationally for his dedication to serving patients in poor and minority communities, died of heart failure Saturday while attending the American Medical Association’s annual meeting in Florida.
Dr. Butcher was highly respected in San Diego’s medical, philanthropic and sports communities, as well as at the national level. Last year, he received the National Medical Association’s Practitioner of the Year Award.