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Victoria; University of London (England), 1966; general practice. Died Feb. 17, 2021, aged 82.
St. George, Ont.; University of Toronto, 1957; general practice. Died Feb. 16, 2021, aged 86. Survived by his wife Dorothy, 6 children, 15 grandchildren and 8 great-grandchildren.
Regina; St. George’s University (Grenada), 1993; family medicine. Died Feb. 8, 2021, aged 70.
Orléans, Ont.; Université Laval, 1966; otolaryngology. Died Feb. 4, 2021, aged 76. Survived by his wife Thérèse, 1 child and 5 grandchildren.
Richmond, BC; Komenskeho University (Slovakia), 1974; family medicine. Died Feb. 3, 2021, aged 70.
Shediac Bridge, NB; University of Ottawa, 1965; diagnostic radiology; senior member, New Brunswick Medical Society. Died Feb. 3, 2021, aged 82. Survived by his wife Jeanne, 7 children, 9 grandchildren and 3 great-grandchildren. “He was a radiologist at the Hôpital régional Dr-Georges-L.-Dumont in Moncton, NB, for 30 years, and served as the chief of radiology for 15 years. He finished his career providing radiologic services at the Stella-Maris-de-Kent Hospital. He served on numerous committees, including as president of the Hôpital régional Dr-Georges-L.-Dumont Medical Staff, of the Moncton and District Medical Society, of the NB Association of Radiologists, and of the College of Physicians and Surgeons of New Brunswick. He also played a key role in creating Moncton’s Dr. Léon Richard Oncology Centre. For Georges, being a physician was more of a calling than an occupation.”
Ancaster, Ont.; Trinity College Dublin (Ireland), 1960; internal medicine. Died Jan. 31, 2021, aged 83. Survived by his wife Muriel, 3 children, 5 grandchildren and 1 great-grandchild. “Richard was a popular and beloved internal medicine specialist at Hamilton Health Sciences, and a respected teacher of generations of medical students at McMaster University.”
Vancouver; University of Saskatchewan, 1981; general pathology. Died Jan. 24, 2021, aged 74. Survived by a son. Colleague Daniel Holmes, head and medical director of the Providence Health Department of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine at St. Paul's Hospital in Vancouver, commented: “Enid started her professional career as a laboratory medical technologist, then broadened her education to include her medical degree, as well as specialization in general pathology and a fellowship in transfusion medicine. Enid’s professional career as a pathologist began as the laboratory director at St. Vincent’s Hospital in Vancouver, extending to Mount Saint Joseph Hospital soon afterward. In 1999 she became chair of the Department of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine at St. Paul’s Hospital, a post she held until her retirement in 2015. In addition to her responsibilities as a pathologist, Enid embraced the challenges of hospital administration, mentoring many physicians and technologists in leadership roles. Her leadership initiated and coordinated process-modernization of the laboratory at St. Paul’s Hospital, with the goal of excellence in patient care, a passion that guided her administrative decisions. Under Enid’s leadership, lean process improvement, the special coagulation program, clinical mass spectrometry and molecular diagnostics were established at St. Paul’s. Enid will be remembered for her warm and generous spirit, her upbeat and sometimes irreverent sense of humour, her love for travel and adventure, and her passion for ancestry research.”
Burlington, Ont.; Université Laval, 1953; pediatrics. Died Jan. 20, 2021, aged 92. Survived by his wife, Elizabeth Gibb Demers, 2 children and 2 grandchildren. “Dr. Demers was an accomplished pediatric cardiologist and professor of medicine at the Université de Sherbooke, where he also served as chief of pediatrics and vice-dean of medical education. He ended his career as director of associate affairs at the Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada, where he made a notable contribution to medical education.”
Victoria; University of Toronto, 1947; anesthesiology. Died Jan. 15, 2021, aged 98.
North York, Ont.; McGill University, 1955; internal medicine. Died Jan. 15, 2021, aged 90. Survived by 4 children and 10 grandchildren. “Extended family, friends and colleagues will remember his intelligence, caring and jokes, and his significant contributions in allergy and immunology.”
Sherbrooke, QC; Université Laval, 1959; general surgery. Died Jan. 13, 2021, aged 90. “Dr. Goulet received his specialty training in San Francisco. He practised at the Hôpital la Providence in Magog, QC, throughout his career, and served as director of professional services.”
Québec; Université Laval, 1957; orthopedic surgery. Died Jan. 11, 2021, aged 90.
Hatley, QC; Université Louis Pasteur (France), 1982; family medicine. Died Jan. 9, 2021, aged 69.
Etobicoke, Ont.; Krakow Academy of Medicine (Poland), 1972; psychiatry. Died Jan. 7, 2021, aged 78. Survived by his wife Mariola, 2 children and 1 grandchild.
Edmonton; Université Laval, 1956; diagnostic radiology. Died Jan. 5, 2021, aged 90. Survived by 5 children, 20 grandchildren and 23 great-grandchildren. “He was a dedicated physician who treated is colleagues and staff like his extended family.”
Riverview, NB; University of Glasgow (Scotland), 1967; pediatrics; former head, pediatrics, the Moncton Hospital and Georges-L.-Dumont Hospital, NB. Died Jan. 5, 2021, aged 77. Survived by his wife Barbara, 3 children and 6 grandchildren. “His first job in pediatrics was at the Western Memorial Hospital in Corner Brook, NL, from 1976-80. After many moves, the family settled in Riverview in 1980, and he worked at the Moncton Hospital until his retirement in 2008, and at the Georges-L.-Dumont Hospital until 1996. David was proud to work in pediatrics, and was always well respected by his colleagues and the families of children he treated. He was dedicated to his profession, and held positions with the New Brunswick and Atlantic medical societies. He also mentored young physicians, and served as a lecturer in the Department of Pediatrics at Dalhousie University. He proudly received the Certificate of Merit for New Brunswick from the Canadian Paediatric Society in 2009.”