Canadian Medical Association

Winnipeg; University of Manitoba, 1953; internal medicine, cardiology. Died July 18, 2020, aged 91. Survived by 7 children, 18 grandchildren and 2 great-grandchildren. “In 1958 he returned home as head, Section of Cardiology, Children’s Hospital of Winnipeg, a position he held for 24 years. In 1981, he joined the Great-West Life Assurance Company and served as vice-president and chief medical director for 29 years, while continuing part-time private practice in cardiology at the Winnipeg Clinic. He retired at age 87. Throughout his rewarding 50-year career he felt truly blessed to care for many patients from birth into adulthood. He also served as a physician for the Winnipeg Blue Bombers and the 1976 Canadian Olympic Team. In 2015, he joined his father when inducted into the Manitoba Sports Hall of Fame. As a world-renowned researcher in cardiology and exercise physiology, he published more than 200 scientific papers, including 2 editorials in Circulation, and he also authored several book chapters and 1 book, and chaired sessions at American Heart Association, American College of Cardiology and Canadian Cardiovascular Society meetings, and at the first 2 World Congresses of Pediatric Cardiology.”

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