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Medical Doctor from La Cañada Killed in Motorcycle Crash on 2 Freeway

Los Angeles Coroner's Lt. Larry Dietz identifies the victim as Thomas M. Grosch.

By City News Service

A motorcyclist who died in a solo vehicle crash on the Glendale (2) Freeway was identified Tuesday as a medical doctor from La Cañada Flintridge.

Los Angeles Coroner's Lt. Larry Dietz identified the victim as Thomas M. Grosch, 53, of La Canada.

Grosch was a medical doctor, specializing in the ears, nose and throat, according to the website of Eastside ENT of Burbank, which listed him as one of two principal partners.

Grosch's CV, also listed on the company website, described him as Chief of Surgery at Glendale Memorial Hospital since 2006.

California Highway Patrol Officer Alex Rubio said Grosch died on the northbound lanes of the freeway at East Mountain Street around 6 p.m.

chuck weiss January 07, 2014 at 03:06 PM
I am so sorry to hear this.
You Know Reno January 07, 2014 at 03:52 PM
Dr. Grosch was a wonderful person & caring doctor. Very much respected in the medical community. He will be missed dearly, heaven gained another angel. May her RIP & prayers for his family.
Shea January 08, 2014 at 11:41 AM
My heart is so heavy! I can't believe this.. Dr. Grosch will always be the BEST doctor in my eyes. Every time I saw him he was so proud of telling me stories about his motorcycle and kids.. He loved his family so much! I've been a patient of his since I was a kid. He performed a few surgeries for me and I saw him weekly for years to get my allergy shots. He TRULY was a kind, funny, caring, generous man! With a heavy heart my condolences and prayers go to his wife, family and girls. Rest in peace to a doctor who had a heart of gold! You will be forever remembered for your kindness and love..
charles Ewing January 12, 2014 at 01:20 PM
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