Canadian Medical Association

North York, Ont.; University of Toronto, 1943; Royal Canadian Army Medical Corps, WW II; general surgery. Died Aug. 25, 2018, aged 99. Survived by his children, grandchildren and great-grandchildren. “Sam was a highly skilled and innovative surgeon (when asked ‘what kind of doctor were you,’ he would answer ‘a good one’). He was also a WW II veteran who got his first surgical training on the battlefield, as well as a highly accomplished classical pianist and devotee of classical music, a master duplicate bridge player and a gracious, gentle, modest man for whom family was everything.”