Canadian Medical Association

Ancaster, Ont.; University of Toronto, 1955; pediatrics. Died Sept. 16, 2017, aged 86. Survived by his wife Marilyn, 3 children, 8 grandchildren and 3 great-grandchildren. "Bill loved medicine and clinical teaching. He was a consultant pediatrician in Hamilton, initially at Chedoke Hospital and St. Joseph's Hospital, and then at McMaster Children's Hospital until his retirement. He mentored many of today's pediatricians with a kind, gentle and steady manner, and attained the position of professor emeritus in pediatrics at McMaster University. He also founded the Cystic Fibrosis Clinic at McMaster, and children with CF always held a special place in his heart. His love of children was a guiding light in his life."