GEORGE D. McQUADE M.D.

GEORGE D. McQUADE, M.D., F.R.C.P. (C) Class of 1939 of the University of Toronto Died on December 3, 2013 at North York General Hospital in Toronto. He enlisted for service during WWII and served as an army medical officer in England and at locations in Europe. After his discharge from military service he worked as an anesthetist at hospitals in Saint John, New Brunswick and in Winnipeg, Manitoba. In 1948 he was appointed Chief of the Canadian Government medical office in Glasgow, Scotland. In 1958 he was appointed Assistant Chief of the Canadian Government European medical office at the Canadian Embassy in London, England. In 1969 he returned to Canada and served as Overseas Regional Director for Health and Welfare in Ottawa until his retirement. He was predeceased by his parents Rev. George and Edna McQuade, his first wife Ruth in 1987 and his second wife Olive in 1994 and his sister Margaret McQuade, M.D., F.R.C.P. (C), Ph.D. in 1988. Dr. McQuade is survived by his daughter Linda and her husband Phillip Simms of Thornhill, son Peter of Thornhill, brother Donald, B.Sc. (Eng.) and sister-in-law Joan of Deep River, Ontario, niece Barbara, nephews George, Robert and Gordon, cousins Joanne Lee and Mary Pickett of Belleville and John and Vanessa Simms of Toronto. The family expresses appreciation to Dr. M. Jackson and Dr. L. Spevack. Dr. McQaude will be greatly missed. A private family service will be held at a later date at the Emily Cemetery in Omemee, Ontario. Final arrangements are entrusted to Stanley Chung at Bates & Dodds Funeral Home.


Published in the Toronto Star on Dec. 6, 2013