Canadian Medical Association

St. John’s; Oxford University (England), 1955; general practice, public health. Died July 16, 2021, aged 92. Survived by 7 children, 5 grandchildren and 1 great-grandchild. “David served the people of Newfoundland and Labrador as chief medical health officer until his retirement in 1986. He will forever be remembered as the man who put vitamin C in Carnation Milk. A voracious and lifelong learner, David was master of ancient Greek and Latin, spoke French fluently, and dabbled in Russian and Arabic. To the continual horror of his children, he possessed zero fashion sense.”

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