Canadian Medical Association

King City, Ont.; University of Toronto (U of T), 1956; general and vascular surgery. Died Nov. 23, 2017, aged 86. Survived by 5 sons and 11 grandchildren. In 1967 the family moved to Scarborough, Ont., where Gerry accepted a position as a general surgeon at the expanding Scarborough General Hospital, and eventually served as chief of surgery and chief of staff. In his over 45 years as a general and vascular surgeon, Gerry touched the lives of thousands of people through his surgical skills, compassion, empathy, quick wit, and dry humour, and he was still hitting the slopes at age 80.” A U of T classmate wrote: “I was still at the Scarborough General when he came on staff, and all were impressed with his skill and hard work.”

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