Canadian Medical Association

Qualicum Beach, BC; University of British Columbia (UBC), 1955; pediatrics. Died July 20, 2017, aged 88. Survived by his wife Myrtle, his children and stepchildren, 12 grandchildren and 7 great-grandchildren. "As a graduate of the second UBC medical class, his career took him from rural practice in Prince Rupert, BC, to pediatric training in New York. Dr. Bill then returned to BC Children's Hospital (BCCH), where he had a busy pediatric practice. He taught many of the next generation and inspired others to pursue careers in medicine, including many family members. His special interest in children with spinal cord defects led him to establish the Spina Bifida Clinic at BCCH. He was known to have always cared for the child more than the disease."