MICHAEL PETER GRANGER, M.D. Born October 31, 1939, Bradford, England, Died 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 older brother Bryan. Peter and family lived through WWII and immigrated 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, President, Ontario College of Physicians and Surgeons, 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 Health Initiatives by University Students), retiring in 2012. 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 9th, 2:00 p.m. 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.
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Published in the Toronto Star on Nov. 24, 2012