Expat acupuncturist dies after month in hospital

Eugene Mc Donald

Eugene Harold Mc Donald, 70, a well known expat who practiced acupuncture and auriculartherapy, died Wednesday morning in Hospital San Juan de Dios where he had been fighting a gastrointestinal infection and pneumonia since Oct. 17.

Mc Donald was born March 4, 1941, in Chicago. Illinois and studied at the University of Miami. When he came to Costa Rica, he moved to Montezuma on the Nicoya peninsula and later to Escazú where he had a large practice among fellow expats. He had more than 20 years experience and was licensed by the State of Florida. The funeral was Thursday.

Mc Donald was the subject of a feature story in A.M. Costa Rica HERE!

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