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Published August 06, 2011, 10:55 AM

GF doctor who pioneered abortion services dies

Grand Forks, ND. - Dr. Richard Leigh was focal point for protests following Roe v. Wade. Dr. Richard Leigh, the longtime Grand Forks physician who was both praised and vilified as one of North Dakota’s only doctors performing abortions through the 1970s and 1980s, died Thursday at a hospice near his home in the Phoenix, Ariz., area.

By: Chuck Haga,

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