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Robert LANE


LANE, Robert (Bob) Francis MD, CCFP
January 8, 1928 - December 31, 2012
Bob passed away peacefully at home in Richmond, BC. Predeceased by his parents Frank and Elva Lane, sister Barbara and brother George. Survived by his wife Jean (née Mowatt); children Duncan (Anne), Jennifer Tutt (Richard), Randy (Gail Bell); grandchildren Stephanie Lane (Nick), Brittany Tutt (Jay) and Graeme Tutt (Sarah); great-grandson Roman; special great aunt Cora Hallett; and many cousins. Born in Consort, Alberta, Bob and his family moved to Vancouver where he attended Lord Byng High School ('45) and UBC (Arts '49). Bob and Jean met while attending UBC and celebrated their 60th anniversary in June 2012. Following graduation from the University of Toronto ('53), Bob practiced medicine in Bella Bella ('54-'55), Sardis (Coqualeetza) ('56- '57); Chilliwack ('58-'79) and as a medical officer with the Workers' Compensation Board in Richmond ('79-'89). Bob enjoyed many sports, especially skiing with his children and golf with his high school buddies. While at U of T, he won a big block letter in soccer. Hobbies included soapstone carving, stained glass work and gardening. One time president of the Phi Kappa Pi fraternity at U of T and of the Chilliwack and Upper Fraser Valley Medical Societies. Served on Board of Directors of the BCMA and as a school trustee while in Chilliwack. Special thanks to Drs. Stanley Hurwitz, Teddi Orenstein and Anthony Chiu for their great care over so many years. It was sincerely appreciated. Flowers gratefully declined. A donation to the Heart and Stroke Foundation of BC & Yukon in Bob's name would be appreciated. Private service by request of family. For on-line condolences, please visit www.richmond- funeral.ca and go to the "Obituaries & Triubtes" tab.

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Published in Vancouver Sun and/or The Province from Jan. 5 to Jan. 7, 2013
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