Canadian Medical Association

Saint John, NB; Queen’s University, 1986; radiation oncology. Died of cancer July 8, 2022, aged 75. “Sylvia was an avid sailor. She was the first commanding officer of the Navy League of Canada Wrenette Corps at HMCS Cataraqui in Kingston, Ont., during the late 1960s. She later became commanding officer of Naval Reserve Base HMCS Cataraqui. She returned to school at Queen’s University, and after obtaining her medical degree and completing her residency she accepted a position as child oncologist at Saint John Regional Hospital.” A former co-worker wrote: “She was always so gentle and kind, wonderful with her patients.”

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