Albuquerque Journal (Albuquerque, NM)

Surgeon, Pilot Ace Powers a Renaissance Man.(Metropolitan)(Obituary)

Byline: Paul Logan Journal staff Writer

* Urologist, retired UNM professor an aviation mechanic and inventor

Ace Powers was part Renaissance man, part Will Rogers. He was an accomplished surgeon, teacher, pilot, inventor, mechanic and athlete, colleagues said.

The popular, longtime Albuquerque urologist died Dec. 19. He had recently received treatment for an abnormal brain blood vessel. Powers was 72.

A private memorial has been held. The family has asked that Powers be remembered through a donation to one's favorite charity.

Powers was a retired clinical professor with the University of New Mexico. He taught many residents at the Veterans Affairs Medical Center, including urologist Tony Smith. …

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