Canadian Medical Association

Toronto; University of Pune (India), 1963; pediatrics. Died Sept. 29, 2019, aged 81. Survived by his wife, Dr. Prahtiba Vaze, 2 children and 2 grandchildren. “After medical school in India he trained in pediatrics in Montréal and at the children’s hospital in Halifax, where he obtained his pediatric fellowship from the Royal College. In 1973 he was appointed a full-time faculty member at the new medical school at Memorial University of Newfoundland, and attending staff at the Janeway Hospital in St. John’s. He served eminently for more than 3 decades, providing both teaching and clinical services. He was admired and highly respected by colleagues and staff, and was later placed in charge of the clinical care program for children who had cystic fibrosis. Later, he served as director of the cystic fibrosis chapter in Newfoundland and Labrador. Loved by his patients and their families, he was to them a bright light, a warm smile and a pillar of strength, helping them battle the many challenges they faced.”

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