Canadian Medical Association

Victoria; University of British Columbia, 1999; family medicine. Died April 28, 2019, aged 47. Survived by her husband, Clive Walker, and 2 daughters. “Tara was dedicated to lifelong learning and providing compassionate care of all the patients she met, either at ISHS [Island Sexual Health Society], or any of the offices at which she worked. She was also active in continuing education for physicians through local interdisciplinary meetings and writing educational materials. She built community and friendship through her many connections. Tara also took her own advice and lived a healthy life, continuing to be an active runner and even completing 2 half-marathons after receiving her serious diagnosis and while undergoing chemotherapy.” A colleague wrote: “She was a wonderful role model in learning and life for those of us who knew her.”