HALLIDAY, Dr. Bruce Member of Parliament, 1974-1993 Peacefully at home in Tavistock, Ontario on January 1, 2011 at age 84. Loving husband of Elizabeth (Vander Spek) and devoted father of Kathryn (Daniel Cressman), Mark, and Andrea Halliday and loving grandfather of Lydia Cressman. Bruce was the son of the late Clarence and Edith Halliday of Ottawa and the brother of Dr. Ian Halliday (Norma) also of Ottawa. A graduate of Lisgar Collegiate and the University of Toronto Faculty of Medicine, he was a family physician in Tavistock for 22 years before becoming the long-serving MP for Oxford (Ontario). As an MP he served on numerous health committees with special concern for improved facilities for the handicapped. Funeral arrangements by Francis Funeral Home in Tavistock with memorial service at Grace United Church, Tavistock, on Thursday, January 6 at 2 p.m.
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Published in The Ottawa Citizen on Jan. 4, 2011