Dr Hugh Richard Williams
Dr Hugh Richard Williams passed away in May 2010, after a 21/2-year battle with cancer. Hugh was born in Winnipeg and grew up there, completing his medical studies at the University of Manitoba.
Hugh established a family medical practice in Port Moody. He later became the clinical director for the Narcotics Addiction Foundation in Vancouver. Following this he served as a physician with the Public Service Health Department of the federal government until his retirement.
Hugh enjoyed many opportunities to travel. On a trip to Italy Hugh first met the love of his life, Dorothy-mae Charles, who was studying music in Milano. Later in Vancouver they married, sharing a further 27 years together.
During his battle with cancer, especially during his later confinement, loving care from Dorothy-mae and his nephews allowed him to remain at home.
—Kenneth G. Atkinson, MD
Kenneth G. Atkinson, MD,. Dr Hugh Richard Williams. BCMJ, Vol. 52, No. 7, September, 2010, Page(s) 339 - Obituaries.
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