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Don't forget to check out the photo gallery.  I try to add photos as I get them.  If you have a good photo of dad you want to send us, please email it over contact@teamthacker.com.  We will eventually be making a scrapbook.

Final Resting PLace

Steve was laid to rest on March 9, 2013 at Honey Creek Woodlands, a natural burial ground owned and operated by the Monastery of the Holy Spirit in Conyers, Georgia, about 45 minutes from Atlanta. Anyone is welcome to visit. 

"A great soul serves everyone all the time.  A great soul never dies.  It brings us together again and again."

- Maya Angelou

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In Memory Of Stephen B. Thacker

This website honors the memory of Stephen B. Thacker, MD, MSc, RADM/ASG, retired, USPHS, who passed away on Friday, February 15, 2013.  Dr. Thacker was a true public health hero, family man and believer in social justice.  Additionally he was a champion for women's athletics and enjoyed coaching girls basketball for over 20 years among his many passions.  He is greatly missed by his family, friends and colleagues.  His legacy will continue to be felt throughout the world of public health.


"He has passed on but will remain a presence for all of us, in our fond memories, in health programs that enhance the lives of many throughout the United States and the world, in a multitude of well-trained public health professionals whose paths he influenced and inspired and in a beautiful and growing family."  ~ Dr. Jeffrey Koplan



The Stephen B. Thacker Fund & CJD Foundation

The family requests that memorial donations be made to the Stephen B. Thacker Fund at the CDC Foundation.  Stephen B. Thacker, MD, MSc, ASG/RADM (Ret.), USPHS, contributed a legacy of extraordinary leadership to CDC and unyielding dedication and contributions to the field of epidemiology and to public health science. This fund honors Dr. Thacker's life and service to public health as well as his passion for the Epidemic Intelligence Service. Your gift will help support CDC’s Disease Detective Camps for children.  You can learn more about these camps at http://www.cdc.gov/museum/camp/

CDC Foundation
Stephen B. Thacker Fund
55 Park Place, Suite 400
Atlanta, Georgia 30303
Donations may also be made to the Creutzfeldt-Jakob Disease Foundation.
The CJD Foundation
341 W. 38th Street, Suite 501
New York, NY  10018

Read more information about Dr. Thacker and contribute to the fund.

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