Canadian Medical Association

London, Ont.; University of Toronto, 1953; pediatric hematology, oncology. Died Feb. 28, 2019, aged 90. Survived by 5 children, 7 grandchildren and 2 great-grandchildren. “After medical school Barrie fulfilled a long and illustrious career as a pediatric hematologist-oncologist. His innovations in cancer, intrauterine Rh factor treatment and hemophilia affected the lives of many, and he was a pioneer in palliative care for children. He combined his medical expertise and moral integrity with universal kindness, and consistently put the needs of others ahead of his own in a medical career that spanned the globe, from Canada to England and Africa.”

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