Dallas B. Tuthill, DVM, MD, died on June 1, 2023 in Sun City Center, Florida, at the age of 95.

Dallas was born on March 21, 1928 in Mount Kisco, New York.

In high school, he left home to work on his uncle’s dairy farm in Mattituck, Long Island.

Inspired, he went to Cornell University for veterinary training, graduating in 1950. There he received his Army officer commission from ROTC training and was assigned to serve in the United States Army in Austria.

In 1960, he received his doctorate in medicine from the University of Vienna.He continued his U.S. Army career with service at Fort Dix, New Jersey, and Fort Meade, Maryland, before going to Vietnam and Heidelberg, Germany, and performing multiple assignments at the Walter Reed Army Medical Center in Washington, D.C.

After 22 years of service, Colonel Tahir retired from the military to join a medical practice in Baltimore, Maryland. He and his wife, Norma, then moved to Saudi Arabia, where they practiced medicine for six years. They traveled the world before returning to the United States.

Based in Sun City Center, Dallas has contributed to the community in many ways: through SCC Men’s Club (Chairman), Man to Man Prostate Cancer Group, Lifeline Project (founding member), Security Patrol, Tampa Bay Community Foundation local chapter (Chairman and Board Member) and SCC Charitable Foundation (Vice-Chairman). He and Norma were instrumental in establishing the SCC Veterans Memorial.

In his spare time, he continues to enjoy frequent travel with Norma and extensive reading (especially history and biography)—his home library houses numerous bookcases.

He played golf and tennis, attended concerts and plays, and organized adventures for visiting family.

Dallas Taseer will be remembered as a man who served his patients, his country and his community. He is survived by his wife of 40 years, Norma, and three children from a previous marriage: Barbara Irby (Jim), Gary Tuthill , Lucy Flint) and Ken Tuthill (Jolie); four grandchildren: Casey Tuthill, Gina Tuthill, Jessica Nystrom and Jack Nystrom; and five great-grandchildren. His parents, Jay and Blanche Tuthill, are deceased, along with his sister, Jean Enzian, whose sister, Rebecca Cameron ) is alive.

A military funeral is being planned at Arlington National Cemetery.

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