GOLUBOFF, Dr. Lanny Gerald
It is with profound sadness that we announce the passing of Lanny Goluboff on Friday, June 27, 2014, surrounded by his loving family, after a very courageous battle with cancer. Beloved and devoted husband of Shelly, adored father of Leslie (Howard) Cohen, Cindy (Neil) Abramson, Louis Goluboff (Alexis Ungerman), David Goluboff (Sue-Anne Fox). Cherished grandfather of Jordan, Carey, Justin, Evyn and Harrison. Raised and educated in Saskatoon, Saskatchewan, Lanny moved to Toronto with Shelly to further his medical training. Lanny was a dedicated physician, who practiced Endocrinology and Nuclear Medicine. He was Chief of Medicine, Chief of Staff, and head of the Department of Nuclear Medicine at Northwestern General Hospital. He became the first Chief of Staff at the amalgamated Humber River Hospital, while maintaining his role as head of the Department of Nuclear Medicine. As well as his family, his other passion was golf. The family would like to thank the nurses of 14A and 15B and the staff of Princess Margaret Hospital for their caring and compassion. He leaves behind a huge legacy. The Funeral will be held at Temple Sinai, 210 Wilson Avenue on Monday, June 30, 2014 at 11:30 a.m. Shiva at 24 Tanbark Crescent, Services daily at 8:00 p.m. In lieu of flowers, donations can be made to the Dr. Lanny Goluboff Memorial Fund c/o Humber River Hospital Foundation, 2175 Keele Street, 7th floor, Toronto, ON, M6M 3Z4, hrhfoundation.ca, 416-658-2001.
Published in National Post on June 30, 2014