Canadian Medical Association

Renfrew, Ont.; McGill University, 1953. Died Nov. 1, 2017, aged 88. Survived by his wife Bonnie, 3 children, 6 grandchildren, 2 great-grandchildren, 5 stepchildren and 5 step-grandchildren. “Dr. Bill was a caring, benevolent and much-loved doctor who served as chief of staff at the Renfrew Victoria Hospital and cared for patients there for over 50 years. He continued to practise medicine from his home for a few special patients until 2014. Bill was also part of the medical staff at Bonnechere Manor for 38 years, and in 2009 he was named honorary chairman of the Manor’s Auditorium Fundraising Campaign.” A former patient wrote: “I will forever thank him for talking a young woman of 19 through the labour and delivery of her first child. There were no prenatal classes back then, and that young lady was me.”