Canadian Medical Association

Edmonton; University of Leeds (England), 1944; Royal Army Medical Corps (RAMC), WW II; therapeutic radiology. Died Jan. 16, 2020, aged 97. Survived by 3 children and his grandchildren and great-grandchildren. “In 1970, Jim took up his positions as director of the Department of Radiotherapy at the Cross Cancer Institute and as professor of radiotherapy and oncology at the University of Alberta medical school. In 1986, he retired from a position as executive director of the Alberta Cancer Board, where he oversaw the establishment of the Alberta Cancer Foundation in 1984. Jim looked back on the years, during which the Cross grew to become a comprehensive treatment, research and teaching institution, with pride and satisfaction. His earlier career in the UK included 2 years with the RAMC, where he served in Greece and Egypt and rose to the rank of captain in the 4th Norfolk Battalion. Prior to coming to Canada he lived and worked in Edinburgh, where he was consultant radiotherapist at the Edinburgh Royal Infirmary.”

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