Canadian Medical Association

Hamilton; McGill University, 1982; general pathology. Died April 18, 2019, aged 62. Survived by his husband, Don Schell. “John spent 18 years in post-secondary education, and was devoted to all of his career choices. He finished his life as chief of the Hamilton Regional Laboratory Medicine Program at Hamilton Health Sciences, and as director of the Hamilton Regional Forensic Unit. John’s proudest career achievement was his professorship of pathology and molecular medicine at the Faculty of Health Sciences, McMaster University. John performed many volunteer jobs, and he donated meals to the homeless and provided free medical care to those less fortunate. He also adored his dogs Tucker, Bentley and Maeze, who stood by him to his final moments.”