Canadian Medical Association

Huntsville, Ont.; McGill University, 1944. Died Jan. 2, 2018, aged 96. Survived by 4 children and 4 grandchildren. “Geoff was a veteran of WW II, having joined the Royal Canadian Army Medical Corps in 1939 and served his country for the duration. After further training in internal medicine after the war, he decided that urban life was not for him and that more adventure was required, so he headed up to Moose Factory in Northern Ontario and started his first practice. In 1954 the family made Huntsville, Ont., their permanent home. Geoff was a true, old-fashioned general practitioner who did family practice, emergency medicine, internal medicine, obstetrics, anesthesiology and surgery, and he finally retired with grace in his early 70s. In his later years Geoff often joked that he had seen so many changes in medicine that he had become a living dinosaur.”