Orthodox Jewish South Jersey Oncologist Dies While Scuba Diving in Florida


HOLLYWOOD, FL (VINnews/SandyEller) – A Cherry Hill doctor passed away tragically after heading into the waters of the Atlantic Ocean to go scuba diving.

Dr. Howard Saul was last seen scuba diving in the area of Hollywood Beach, Florida on January 26th.

A search was launched for the missing 66 year old board certified gynecological oncologist, with helicopters and boats called in to aid in the search. He was spotted this morning in full diving equipment next to the Margaritaville Hotel in Hollywood Beach, a popular spot for scuba divers.

A pioneer in cancer treatment studies, Dr. Saul practiced magic on the side, using his hobby to distract anxious patients.

According to Philly Voice (bit.ly/3HB23Xf) Dr. Saul would frequent local hospices and pediatric hospitals, sharing the tricks of the trade with staff there to gladden their patients’ hearts.

Chesed Shel Emes Florida is working with authorities to preserve the dignity of the deceased.

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