Camille Killian Parker
New York Times
Joelle M. Kayden Becomes a Bride
Published: April 25, 1982
Joelle Moira Kayden, daughter of Dr. Gabrielle Reem Kayden and Dr. Herbert J. Kayden of New York and Bedford Hills, N.Y., was
married yesterday to Paul Wesley Killian, son of Dr. Camille Killian Parker and the late Dr. Edgar W. Killian of Logansport, Ind.
Rabbi David Greenberg performed the ceremony at the home of the bride's parents in Bedford Hills.
The bride, an associate of Goldman, Sachs & Company in New York, was graduated from the Brearley School and Smith College and
received a master's degree in business administration from Stanford University. Her mother is an internist and professor of
pharmacology at the New York University Medical Center, where her father, a cardiologist, is professor of medicine.
Mr. Killian is a partner in the Washington law firm of Watt, Tieder, Killian, Toole & Hoffar. He was graduated from Washington
University in St. Louis and received a law degree from George Washington University in Washington. His mother and stepfather,
Dr. Francis W. Parker Jr., are ophthmalmogists, as was his father. cardiologist, is professor of medicine.
Dr. Camille Killian Parker
June 28, 1918 – Feb. 10, 2002
Camille (HILL) KILLIAN PARKER, M.D., 83, died at 5 p.m. Sunday at her Logansport residence.
Born in Columbus, Ohio, to John Vincent and Myrtle KAGY HILL, she married Edgar W. KILLIAN, M.D., April 25, 1943. She married
Francis W. PARKER Jr., M.D., Dec. 7, 1958. He died Jan. 3, 1999.
Dr. Parker graduated from Miami Senior High, Florida, in 1936. She attended University of Chicago and earned her medical degree
from University of Illinois in 1946. Her post-graduate work in opthamology was at North-western University. She was a opthamology
resident at Wesley Memorial Hospital and the Illinois Eye and Ear Hospital, Chicago. She received board certification 1952 and
became a fellow of the American Academy of Opthamology in 1953.
Dr. Parker began practice in Logansport in 1951, joined by her husband in 1959. She was a member of Logansport Calvary Presbyterian
Church, president of St. Joseph Hospital medical staff, president of Cass County Medical Society, president of the Indiana Academy
of Opthamology, diplomat for the American Board of Opthamology and Internal Congress of Opthamology, president of Logansport
Council for Public Schools, president of the Culver Mothers Club, and received the Service Award from Culver Military Academy in
Dr. Parker and her husband helped obtain accreditation for Logansport Memorial Hospital and helped establish the intensive care
unit. She traveled for international medical exchange programs. She enjoyed gardening, swimming, world travel and spending time in
Survivors include five children, Paul W. KILLIAN and wife Joelle, Washington, D.C., Clyde B. KILLIAN and wife Sharon, Greenwood,
Francis W. PARKER III and wife Peggy, Van Nuys, Calif., Patricia A. STRICKLAND and husband Ted, San Leanardo, Calif., and David
John PARKER and wife Lori, Logansport; eight grandchildren, Michael, Alanna, Paul D., Philip and Eleanor KILLIAN, Lauren and
Allison PARKER and Parker STRICKLAND; close friend and co-worker, Carol PURSCH.
Services are at 11 a.m. Saturday at St. James Lutheran Church, 430 Ninth St., Logansport, with Rev. Douglas MANKELL officiating.
Burial will be at Mount Hope Cemetery, Logansport. Friends may call from 6-8:30 p.m. Friday at Kroeger Funeral Home, 711 E. Market
St., Logansport, and from 9:45-10:45 a.m. Saturday at the church. Memorials may be made for “Talking Books for the Blind, to
the Robert Kraft Fund, in care of Indiana State Library for the Blind, 140 N. Senate Ave., Indianapolis, IN 46204, or to the Cass
County Family Y, 905 E. Broadway, Logansport, IN 46947.