Deborah (Debbie) A. Moser

Debbie Moser | Reflections | Media Coverage 

Sept. 22, 1952 to Jan. 1, 2008

If you’ve had any contact with Debbie Moser (aka Deborah Payne) in recent years, you know she has been disabled and suffering from a chronic illness. It is very, very hard to believe that she has passed away. Following is a letter we received from a friend of Debbie’s, Frances Collyer Gage, of Philadelphia.

Above, letter from a friend of Debbie’s in Philadelphia

I talked with William Gage Feb. 9. He said, of course, they would have stayed or insisted that Debbie go to hospital if they had known how serious her condition was. In truth, she should have gone to the hospital on New Year’s Eve when she started having breathing problems.

Media Coverage

A number of stories were published in local media about problems with the EMS response. Click here to read them.

Comments and reflections 

FROM KATHLEEN SHEEHY – When I first started reading the news article, I got quite upset, thinking Deb was alone and gasping for breath waiting for help. At least the fire crew got there quickly and gave her oxygen … read more comments and reflections

Following is the Facebook Profile Debbie created for herself. The only way a person can see it is by being on her friend list or by being in her network which is Philadelphia. So I pasted it below.


 Deborah A. Moser

Debbie circa 1970Personal Info

Activities | Working on my computer, reading, keeping up with friends and music buddies. I am disabled and can no longer play my trombone, but I keep up on things.

Favorite Music | The Temptations, The Four Tops, Frank Sinatra, Huey Lewis and The News, Steely Dan, Aaron Copeland, Holst, Rimsky-Korsakov, Pictures at an Exhibition, most classical.

Favorite TV Shows | West Wing, Law and Order Series, Murphy Brown, The Practice, Boston Legal, The Golden Girls.

Favorite Movies | Executive Action, True Confessions, The Conversation, Primal Fear.

Favorite Books | The Man, Advise and Consent, The Drifters, The Plot, The Two Mrs. Grenvilles and People Like Us.

Favorite Quotes | LLoyd Bentsen to Dan Quayle during Vice Presidential debate – “Senator, I knew Jack Kennedy, I worked with Jack Kennedy, and you, Senator, are no Jack Kennedy!”Education Info

Education and Work


Virginia Commonwealth University ’79 – Music | Northeastern Christian Junior College ’72 – Liberal Arts
High School

High Schools

Norristown Area High School ’70

Work Info

Employer: Raytel Cardiac Services | Position: Technical Trainer
Time Period: March 1981 – December 1999

Description: I worked in several offices – NY, NJ, and Philadelphia, PA. Revamped training program in NY for 4 levels of pacemaker evaluation. Handled all training in NY and worked with the Quality Assurance Group to evaluate technician work. Reported evaluations to physicians and manufacturer’s reps.

If you have anything you would like to share (stories, photos, etc.), I’ll put it up here. Just email it with photos as attachments.