From: The Savannah Morning News, September 6, 1977, page 6B
Prominent Doctor Dies in Brunswick
ST. SIMONS ISLAND Dr. Carl Wilton Lupo, 84, of St. Simons Island died Saturday at Glynn-Brunswick Memorial Hospital after an extended illness.
He was a native of Dooley County and had lived on St. Simons since 1956. He was an ear, eye and nose specialist until his retirement in 1976.
He was graduated from Vanderbilt University School of Medicine in 1917. He served in the Army Medical Corps with the American Expeditionary Forces in France during World War I and later with the American Red Cross Commission in Russia and the Baltic states. He served with the American Quacker Unit in Smaria, Russia, and aided in earthquake relief in Japan in 1923.
Dr. Lupo practiced medicine in New York before serving with the medical corps in Iran as commander of the 113th General Hospital. During the Korean Conflict, he was senior medical officer with the 301st Logistical Command at Ft. Rucker, Ala.
Among his military decorations was the Knight of the White Rose of Finland in 1921.
Dr. Lupo was past president of the Section of Military Medicine. He was a member of the American College of Surgeons, the American Academy of Opthalmology and Otolaryngology, the American Board of Otolaryngology, the American Lyrngolgical, Rhinological and Otolaryngological Society, The American Medical Association, the Association of Military Surgeons of the U.S., the Georgia Society of Otolaryngology, the Georgia Surgical Society, the Medical Association of Georgia, the New York Academy of Medicine and the Society of Military Otolaryngolists.
He was a member of the Glynn-Brunswick Memorial Hospital staff and had been on the staffs of several New York hospitals.
Surviving are his wife, Mrs. Mary Bucalo Lupo of St. Simons; two sons, George N. and Carl W. Lupo, both of St. Simons; three sisters, Mrs. Marvin Walden of Miami, Fla., Mrs. Leonard Howard of Pinehurst and Mrs. John Evans of Atlanta; a grandchild and several nieces and nephews.
Funeral services will be held today at 9:30 a.m. at Edo Miller Funeral Home in Brunswick, with burial at 3:30 p.m. in Lupo Cemetary near Vienna.
Rememberances may be sent to the American Cancer Society or the Glynn County Heart Association.
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