A few feet down the hall, in the walkway to the emergency center across the street, hangs a picture of the Sisters of Charity and eight-by-ten glossies of the hospital's medical executive committee. Beside that are wallet-sized photos of the staff surgeons. In the bottom right-hand corner is Nikaidoh's picture. He has bright red cheeks, a lopsided grin and is wearing a white coat and his trademark bow tie.
Beneath his name, "1968-2003" has been added.
Courtesy of the Nikaidoh family
Hitoshi Nikaidoh and father Hisashi were both doctors.
Four safety systems completely failed in the St.
Joseph elevator, says attorney Howard Nations.