Canadian Medical Association

Carleton Place, Ont.; Queen’s University, 1949; family medicine. Died Feb. 17, 2022, aged 98. Survived by 3 children, 4 grandchildren and 5 great-grandchildren. “His first position was as civilian medical officer of health at the Royal Canadian Air Force base in Fort Nelson, BC, where he operated a 14-bed hospital there. ‘Young’ Dr. Roy opened his practice as a general physician and surgeon in Carleton Place in 1952, and ventured back to the Ottawa Civic for a second year of education in general surgery, trauma and his favourite, orthopedics. He was on the building committee for the Carleton Place and District Memorial Hospital, and an active staff member there since its opening in 1955. He held all executive offices at the Carleton Place and Almonte, Ont., hospitals over the years, as well as all offices in the Lanark County Medical Society. A natural teacher, he was also involved with the University of Ottawa as a lecturer, and he also provided education and training for residents.”

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