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Dr. Luis Rivera

May 5, 1951 — March 6, 2023

Sebastian, Florida


Dr. Luis Rivera

Dr. Luis Rivera, 71, died March 6, 2023 in Sebastian, Florida.

Dr. Rivera was born in Manhattan, New York and resided in Sebastian, Florida.

He graduated from Rutgers Medical School in New Jersey on May of 1982.  He completed his Residency in Emergency Medicine at Long Island Jewish Medical Center in New York.  Upon completion of his Residency, he completed a 4-year commitment with the National Health Service Corps at Lawnwood Regional Medical Center in Fort Pierce. He then went on to work at Indian River Medical Center in Vero Beach eventually becoming the Chairman of the department of Emergency Medicine.  He practiced medicine for several years and eventually retired in the early 2000’s.

Survivors include his partner, Dr. Rose Guilbe of Sebastian, FL; stepfather, Joe Colon of Vero Beach, FL and many close friends. He was preceded in death by his parents and his brother, Gilbert Rivera.

Services:  A memorial service will be held on Friday, March 17, 2023 at 1:00 PM at Haisley Funeral Home, Fort Pierce. Arrangements are under the direction of Haisley Funeral Home. An online guest book may be signed at 

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Memorial Gathering

Friday, March 17, 2023

1:00 - 2:00 pm (Eastern time)

Haisley Funeral & Cremation Service

3015 Okeechobee Rd, Fort Pierce, FL 34947

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