Westmount, Que.; McGill University, 1955; plastic surgery; emeritus professor of surgery, McGill; former chair, Division of Plastic Surgery, McGill, and former director of its residency program in plastic surgery; former surgeon-in-chief and founder of the Burn Unit, Montreal Children's Hospital; Order of Canada. Died March 24, 2017, aged 87. Survived by 2 sons and 5 grandsons. "Known especially for his work repairing congenital deformities and facial injuries in children, he also pioneered microvascular surgical techniques that have improved the lives of thousands of patients."