Dr. Albert Gleason, of Winter Garden, was surrounded by many of his children, grandchildren and great-grandchildren as he celebrated his 103rd birthday Oct. 22 at the Winter Garden Restaurant. Gleason came to the city to practice medicine after serving as a flight surgeon in Europe during World War II. He helped open West Orange Memorial Hospital in 1952 and sat on the original board of trustees. He retired in 2006 at age 92.
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