Canadian Medical Association

Winnipeg; University of Santo Tomas (Philippines), 1955; vascular surgery. Died June 17, 2017, aged 84. Survived by 3 children. “Fran practised medicine for 6 decades, and his late wife, Estela, often administered the anesthetic when he was operating. Fran was renowned for his skills as a physician and surgeon. Over the years so many of Dad’s patients and colleagues spoke about how much they admired both his skill and his kindness. Fran only retired a couple of months before he died, when his final illness forced him to stop.”