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Harold Robert Nix M.D.


1931 - 2014 | Obituary Condolences
Harold Robert Nix M.D. Obituary
1931 ~ 2014
Salt Lake City, UT-Harold Robert Nix M.D., Born February 4, 1931, Red Deer Alberta ¬¬¬¬¬¬¬¬¬¬------- Died May 19, 2014, Salt Lake City, Utah.
It's the DASH in-between that makes the difference.
Dr. Nix made a big difference in the lives of the people who loved him and the patients for whom he cared. He thoroughly enjoyed his practice of ophthalmology for twenty-six years in Manchester, Connecticut. He was chief of the Ophthalmology Department and secretary of the medical staff at Manchester Memorial Hospital for several years. He was a well-trained physician. He received his undergraduate, medical degree, and a residency in neurology from the University of Alberta. In addition he completed his three-year residency in ophthalmology at the University of Pittsburg. He liked school.
He was known as the doctor who listened with respect to his patients. "Dr. Nix was one of the good guys". He belonged to numerous medical associations…American Academy of Ophthalmology, Connecticut State Medical Society, and the Hartford county Medical Association, serving for many years on the Professional Review Committee, etc.
He was concerned re the conservation of land issues and served on the Conservation Committee of Manchester.
Dr Nix was predeceased by his mother and father, Mae (Ferguson), Harry Nix M.D., his nephew Stephen, niece Kathy. He grew up with his sisters Caroll Gabert, daughter Susan. and Charlotte Smith, (Dick) and their children, Anne, Karen, Sarah, and Cathy. Harold leaves behind his beloved wife Helen, (Austin) of forty-seven years, his son David Nix, beloved wife Paola Nix, his daughter Esther, of Saranac Lake, New York and two precious grandchildren Maia, and Noah. How grateful he was to live near them. He also leaves two nieces, who were important "family", Lynne Clark, Toronto, and Mary Stranberg, (Paul) of Ottawa, children Cameron, Jacci, and Tom. Harold also will be remembered by his many dear friends in Manchester and Avon, Ct. Harold will be missed especially at events of celebration and family events where his hearty laugh and warm eyes welcomed all.
In Lieu of flowers please donate to a , The Friends For Sight 661 S, 200 E, Salt Lake City, Utah, 84111, or http://www.nationalparks.org
Harold was faithfully visited by friends from the Methodist Church.
Grateful thanks to the kind and patient care he received at The Holladay Healthcare Center.
Celebration of Harold's Life at Christ United Methodist Church, will be on June the second, Monday, 11 A.M. 2375 East, 3300 South, Salt Lake city, 801486-5473
On-line Remembrances helenhalnix@gmail.com or david.austin.nix@gmail.com
www.murraymemorial.com
Published in Salt Lake Tribune on May 25, 2014
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