Canadian Medical Association

Brampton, Ont.; University of Western Ontario, 1963; otolaryngology. Died Aug. 15, 2018, aged 80. Survived by his wife Karen, 3 children and 5 grandchildren. “After his training he settled in Brampton, where he practised for close to 50 years and had the unwavering respect and admiration of colleagues and staff at the Peel Memorial and Brampton Civic hospitals. He was a seasoned physician who loved his career, and in turn his countless patients loved him, knowing that when they stepped into his office they would be listened to and receive excellent care. His family, friends and neighbours could always rely on ‘Doctor Bob’ for an authoritative diagnosis and calming assurance.” A former patient wrote: “Dr. North was one of those doctors who walked into the room and one said, ‘Oh, everything is going to be alright now.’ ”

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