Canadian Medical Association

Kelowna, BC; University of Edinburgh (Scotland), 1946; internal medicine. Died Sept. 24, 2018, aged 94. Survived by his partner in later life, Betty Little, 6 children, 8 grandchildren and 6 great-grandchildren. “After qualifying as an internist and earning a fellowship from the Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons in Edinburgh, Roy immigrated with his family to Edmonton, where he juggled family life with his career as an internist and running a busy general practice. He was the driving force in the development and start-up of the Cardiology Stress Testing Unit at the Grey Nuns Hospital in Edmonton, where he was also chief of staff. Roy garnered praise as a superior clinical teacher in the University of Alberta’s Department of Medicine. He was totally dedicated to his patients, and was highly respected by them as well as by his colleagues at every level.”

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