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Dr Alfred Frazer Crook (MD - Queen's, FRCS - Edinburgh, DMRT - Oncology, London)

Dr Crook passed away peacefully at the Carleton Place and District Memorial Hospital on Friday 28 April, 2006 at the age of 89. Loving husband of Alice and father of Ann (Michael Berry), John (Janey), Brian and Tim, and stepfather of Drew Allen (Sue). Cherished grandfather of Frazer and Edward Berry, Gerry and Michael Crook, and Hadden and Derek Allen. He was also predeceased by his first wife Audrey White.

Captain Crook served in World War II as a member of the Royal Medical Army Corp.  He served in North Africa and Italy, where he was wounded. From 1959 to 1981 he was Head of the Cancer Clinic at the old General Hospital and of the new Clinic, which he helped design and establish at the present Smythe Road campus. During these years he was also an occasional lecturer at the University of Ottawa. He retired from the practice of medicine in 1985, and in 1989 he was recognized for his 50 years of service.

 

 

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