GRANGER, Michael Peter, M.D.
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B. October 31, 1939, Bradford, England,
D. November 13, 2012, Vancouver, BC
The family deeply regrets the peaceful death of Dr. Peter Granger of Vancouver and Bowen Island. Lovingly survived by his sister, Shirley Dietz (Wolfgang) and partner, Bill Granger, nine nephews and nieces. Predeceased by parents Eric and Enid Granger and brother Bryan. Peter and family lived through WWII and emigrated to Canada in 1951. He graduated from University of Toronto School of Medicine in 1962, and practiced as a Family Physician, Chief of Staff, York Central Hospital, Vice-President of Medical Affairs, North York General Hospital and Director of Inner City Medicine, Faculty of Medicine, University of British Columbia, Teacher and Mentor to CHIUS (Community Initiatives by University Students), retiring in 2012 after 50 years of service as a Medical Doctor. Peter was the recipient of a Queen's Silver Jubilee Award, 1977, College of Family Physicians of Canada Geeta Gupta Equity and Diversity Award, 2010, and College of Health Disciplines BC Health Association Award, 2012. Cremation has taken place. A Memorial Service will be held at Bowen Island United Church, Sunday, December 9, 2:00 pm. In lieu of flowers, donations in Peter's memory are requested to Doctors without Borders, the Dr Peter AIDS Foundation, or a humanitarian charity of your choice.
A wonderful and kind human being
Published in Vancouver Sun and/or The Province from Nov. 23 to Nov. 24, 2012