Canadian Medical Association

Vancouver; University of Manitoba, 1953; general pathology. Died March 29, 2019, aged 90. Survived by 4 children, 10 grandchildren and 9 great-grandchildren. “Entering United College (now the University of Winnipeg) at age 15, he graduated from medical school in 1952 and moved to Vancouver to pursue further studies, eventually doing a residency in pathology. He continued to excel during this period, winning a prestigious Markle Scholarship in 1961, which led to further training at Louisiana State University and work in Central America for many months. As his career developed, he worked with many of the great men and women of pathology and medicine in BC, and his long friendship with the late Dr. Don Rix and his professional relationship with the late Dr. Cam Coady were sources of pride to him. After working for the federal government at Shaughnessy Hospital, the family moved to Kamloops in 1968, where he developed particular interests in medical microbiology and medicolegal pathology. During this time, he did volunteer professional work in Western Samoa and Sierra Leona, and formed fast friendships with others who did the same. In 1981 he moved to Chilliwack, BC, where he spent the last years of his working career with C.J. Coady and Associates. He retired in 1989.”

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