Thorndale, Ont.; University of Western Ontario, 1967; obstetrics and gynecology. Died May 1, 2017, aged 76. Survived by his partner, Jeanne Portelance. "He was a member of the Ob/Gyn Department at Western for 37 years. Under the banner of this department, Jim originated the urodynamics unit, and he was also an early member of the colposcopy unit."