Canadian Medical Association

Sechelt, BC; University of Western Ontario, 1963; family medicine. Died Oct. 18, 2017, aged 81. Survived by his wife Jane, 4 children and 4 grandchildren. “Bruce interned at Toronto Western Hospital and spent 3 years in country practice in Cobourg, Ont., before moving out West in 1967. Bruce went into residency in internal medicine at St. Paul’s Hospital in Vancouver, then became senior medical resident, and was head of emergency services for 3 years. In 1972 he started his own private practice in West Vancouver, and retired in 1996. As a physician, he listened and made time for his patients, whether on regular rounds at Lions Gate Hospital or doing house calls in the evening, and often late into the night. He also served on the Board of the College of Family Physicians of Canada, and was a past president of the college’s BC Chapter.”