JIM R. BROWNING, M.D., an ophthalmologist and well-known gardener, died Mar. 12, 2015. He was 77. A member of Eclectic, he received his medical degree from Jefferson Medical College and served in the U.S. Navy. He practiced ophthalmology for 44 years. A renowned gardener of rhododendron, azaleas, magnolias, and dwarf conifers, he was also a hybridizer of hardy rhododendron and a dedicated member of the Great Lakes Chapter of the American Rhododendron Society, which awarded him the Bronze Medal, their highest honor. Among those who survive are his wife, Blanche Rider Browning, two children, two grandchildren, and his brother.