Canadian Medical Association

Winnipeg; University of Glasgow, 1957; general pathology. Died Jan. 6, 2022, aged 88. Survived by his wife Joyce, 2 children and 3 grandchildren. “Robert was born and raised in Scotland, amid the backdrop of the Great Depression and WW II. At age 16 he got his first job, collecting fares on the Glasgow tram cars. He studied medicine at the University of Glasgow, specializing in pathology, and after graduation he fulfilled his military service obligation as an officer in the Royal Army Medical Corps. In 1968 Robert moved his young family to Winnipeg to accept a position in the Department of Pathology at St. Boniface General Hospital, where he worked for 40 years until retirement.”

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