Sarnia, Ont.; University of Western Ontario, 1952; general surgery. Died May 18, 2017, aged 88. Survived by 7 children, 16 grandchildren and 9 great-grandchildren. "Alex was a distinguished general surgeon in Sarnia for over 50 years. He approached life with energy and optimism. He felt privileged to provide surgical care to his patients, and had deep respect for his medical colleagues."