Through conversations with their family members, colleagues and close friends, MPR News is remembering the lives of the people we’ve lost, too soon, to COVID-19. If you’d like to share the story of someone you’ve lost to COVID-19, please email us at firstname.lastname@example.org.
For nearly fifty years, if you lived near Albany, Minnesota and needed a doctor, there’s a chance you went to see Dr. Richard Salk. He died of COVID-19 earlier this month, at the age of 95. Many of the people who cared for him in his final days were people he once served, as a small-town doctor.
His son, Greg Salk, spoke with MPR News Host Cathy Wurzer.
Correction (Nov. 30, 2020): A previous version of this article had the incorrect name in the headline. The article has been updated.
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