Canadian Medical Association

Windsor, Ont.; Queen’s University, 1955; internal medicine, nephrology. Died Sept. 11, 2019, aged 87. Survived by 4 children, 8 grandchildren and a great-granddaughter. “After medical school he came back to Windsor. He completed his internship and residency through Wayne State University in Detroit, while working at the Detroit Receiving and Detroit City hospitals. His practice in internal medicine and nephrology opened in Windsor in 1960. Richard started the Chronic Renal Dialysis Program at Grace Hospital in Windsor in December 1964, the first program of its kind in Canada. Having active privileges at all 4 of the city’s hospitals, he also served as chief of medicine and chief of staff at Grace Hospital until 1992. He was a past president of the Essex County Medical Society and a life member of the Ontario Medical Association, which he served as a member and chair of numerous committees. He will be remembered as a dedicated doctor who cared deeply for his patients and his profession.”

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