By all measures, Dore Gilbert was living a blessed life in 2010.

Gilbert, a dermatologist, owned a successful practice in Newport Beach and treated patients at Hoag Hospital.

He and his wife, Gloria, married 26 years at the time, had raised five children, including a son who was serving in the Marines.

Gilbert had served his community as a longtime member of the Saddleback Valley Unified School District’s board of education.