Dr. D.C. Patel, left, and his cousin Dr. Paresh Patel, both of whom were on staff at EMH Regional Healthcare Center, went on safari in Tanzania.
The Patel family, 2006, at home in Elyria.
Dr. D.C. Patel at his office in Elyria.
D.C. Patel and his wife, Minal, the couple at the far right, and friends put together the India float for the Lorain International Festival in 1993.
DC Patel playfully appears to hold up the Taj Mahal with his fingers.
The Patel family takes a camel cart ride in Mumbai in 1987.
D.C. Patel, shown in the Bahamas, took hundreds of pictures and hours of video footage from his travels to share with family and friends.
Passport photo of D.C. Patel from the early 1950s.
D.C. Patel began indoctrinating his grandson, Eli Patel Fruchbom, as a Cleveland Cavaliers fan as an infant.
DC and Minal Patel got their picture taken with Senator John Glenn and his wife, when they attended a campaign fundraiser in 1992.
Egypt was the last foreign country D.C. Patel visited after he became ill with prostate cancer. He visited the Pyramids of Giza in 2007.
D.C. Patel at the Great Wall of China in 2006.
The Patel siblings at DC's home in Elyria in 2005: From left, D.C, his sister, Sushila, and brother, Chandrakant.
D.C. Patel, fifth from the left, and a group of physicians from Lorain and Cuyahoga counties on a golf outing to Arizona in 2004.
D.C. Patel, golfing in Hawaii in 1998.
Minal and D.C. Patel were married in India on May 23, 1972.
Minal and D.C. Patel visited Washington, D.C., in 1975.
D.C. Patel, seated and barefoot, is surrounded by his family in this photo taken during a visit to India in 1950. Seated are his parents with his mother holding his little sister. Two cousins stand behind them.
The Patel family at daughter's wedding reception in 2006. From left, the bride Rachna Patel Fruchbom, D.C., Minal and Rakhee.
Dr. D.C. Patel and Dr. Daniel Walsh hold the D.C. Patel Cup that was established by the EMH Foundation Classic to honor the best teams of physician golfers.
D.C. Patel, fourth from the left standing, and his extended family in India.
D.C. Patel in New Zealand.
D.C. Patel and his wife, Minal, standing, take part in a Hindu wedding ceremony for their daughter, Rachna, and her groom, David Fruchbom. Their second daughter Rakhee is on the far right.
Minal, D.C. and Rakhee Patel, Christmas 2009.
D.C. and Minal Patel on Alaskan cruise in 2000.
The Patel family, at home, 1984.
D.C. Patel and his daughters at Epcot Center 1991.
The Patels in Hawaii, 1984.
Minal and D.C. Patel in Santa Margherita, Italy, in 2005.
D.C. and Minal Patel in Paris in 2005.
D.C. Patel at Ruby Falls in Chattanooga, Tenn., in 1993.
D.C. Patel in Australia in 2004.