Passages: U.S. Olympic Team Doctor, Notre Dame Alum Dr. Craig Ferrell, 62

BRENTWOOD, Tennessee, May 29. DR. Craig Ferrell, who served as a team doctor for U.S. Olympic swimming and equestrian teams in the past, passed away yesterday morning at the Vanderbilt Medical Center due to “injuries received in a polo accident last week,” according to Brentwood Homepage.

Ferrell swam for the University of Notre Dame, where he earned his bachelor's degree before later earning his medical degree from Tulane.

A Funeral Mass will be held 2 p.m. May 31 at the Cathedral of the Incarnation, 2015 West End Ave. Nashville, TN 37203. Visitation will be held 4-8 p.m. May 30 at Battle Ground Academy in the Harlin Student Center, 336 Ernest Rice Lane. Franklin, TN 37069. Eulogy reading will be held at 7 p.m. In lieu of flowers memorials may be made to BrightStone, 140 SE Parkway Ct. Franklin, TN 37064.

Vanderbilt's Medical Center's newsletter, the Reporter, put together an excellent feature on Dr. Ferrell in 2010 that can be seen here.

Full text of Brentwood Homepage obituary.

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