Canadian Medical Association

North York, Ont.; University of Manitoba, 1944; Royal Canadian Navy, WW II; general surgery. Died Aug. 5, 2017, aged 98. Survived by his wife Jean, 4 children, 6 grandchildren and 3 great-grandchildren. “Ron’s medical practice took him from Saskatchewan to the UK, Ontario and Quebec. After more than 20 years of practice in North Bay, Ont., Ron moved to Toronto to work with the College of Physicians and Surgeons of Ontario, from which he retired in the 1990s. Ron saved lives, brought many into the world, stitched up cuts, and listened attentively to those in need.”