Dr. Mitchell D. Simon of Brighton passed away on Feb. 1, 2021 from complications of COVID-19 and multiple myeloma.
Dr. Simon was born at Mt. Sinai, New York in 1956 and lived his early years of his life in Rego Park, New York. He attended PS 174, Russel Sage Junior High School and Forest Hills High School in New York City. He went to college at SUNY Stony Brook and transferred to SUNY Albany. He attended National College of Chiropractic in Chicago, and became a well-known chiropractor in the Boston area. He practiced in Natick, Framingham, Brookline, and finally in Brighton, where he owned Simon Chiropractic.
He was loved by his patients and well-respected by his peers. Dr. Simon loved to hike into Boston and back to his apartment. He was a friend to many and was a very giving and loving person. He enjoyed grilling salmon and going out for sushi. After watching the Queens’ Gambit he became enamored with chess. He enjoyed playing the stock market and watching CNBC. Mitchell loved to play tennis, and bike and travel. He loved going to the beach and could spend hours in the sun. He loved his burger nights with his fellow chiropractors, Steve, Peter, Stu and Andy. He loved to drive his Mini Cooper convertible with the top down. He loved basketball and the New York Knicks, and eventually the Boston Celtics. As a kid he loved to play poker with his group of friends, Steven, Peter and Don. He leaves his mother Diane, 91. and lots and lots of friends and his recently discovered half family of four sisters and a brother of the Metzger family.