Canadian Medical Assocation

Orton, Ont.; University of London (England), 1955; psychiatry. Died Oct. 12, 2017, aged 89. Survived by his wife Noreen, 3 children, 4 grandchildren, 5 great-grandchildren, a stepson and 2 step-grandchildren. “The family came to Canada in 1957, and Denis opened a general practice in Hamilton. He later completed his studies in psychiatry and was a respected psychiatrist at the Homewood Health Centre in Guelph, Ont., from 1975 to 1995, where he also held positions as unit director and medical director. He also served on Ontario’s Consent and Capacity Review Board, and was known as an excellent clinician who was keenly interested in helping seriously mentally ill persons. Even after some 20 years of retirement, he continued to receive telephone calls and letters from former patients, who thanked him for the help he had given.”