Canadian Medical Association

Ohio, Antigonish County, NS; able seaman, Royal Canadian Navy, WW II; University of Toronto, 1949; internal medicine, cardiology. Died Nov. 5, 2017, aged 92. Survived by 6 children and 5 grandchildren. “[After medical school] he specialized in cardiology and was chief of outpatient and emergency services at the Toronto General Hospital. During his time in Toronto he was also an associate professor of medicine at the University of Toronto, vice-president of the Royal Canadian Institute, president of the University of Toronto Medical Alumni and physician-in-chief at the Runnymede Hospital. His curiosity and passionate interest in people and their stories made him an astute diagnostician. [He] moved to Antigonish in 1984. Settling in the Ohio Valley, he followed his dream of being a farmer — herding goats and growing vegetables. He also started a holistic medical practice and was a Shambala meditation instructor in Antigonish.”