Moab Immediate Care clinic closes as Dr. Marquardt retires
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John Weisheit (right), co-founder and conservation director for Living Rivers, accepts a donation from Dr. Don Marquardt. Courtesy photo
John Weisheit (right), co-founder and conservation director for Living Rivers, accepts a donation from Dr. Don Marquardt. Courtesy photo
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Dr. Don Marquardt has retired from his practice at the Moab Immediate Care clinic. Marquardt told The Times-Independent that he plans to “fully enjoy the red rock from more variable perspectives,” as he enters retirement. The clinic officially closed May 26.

Throughout the years of his Moab practice, Marquardt provided low-cost x-rays and medical services to local residents. He also launched a fundraising program for area nonprofits by offering no-scalpel vasectomies at no charge in exchange for a $500 donation to the patient’s favorite charity. For patients who had limited financial means, Marquardt performed the procedure in exchange for a $250 donation. He raised $20,000 for local nonprofits through the program, he said.

Marquardt recently presented the clinic’s final donation to Living Rivers, a Moab-based nonprofit that works to promote river restoration and conservation.

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