John-Allison-Obituary

John Allison

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Love you Dr.John.

DuToit's Kloof, SmalBlaar River, where on the last last day with Dad I caught the biggest Rainbow Trout hidden in a mountain pool.

In the fragrant fall of whispering rain
The Unspoken Voice, I heard my name...
And rising softly in morning dew
I soared up there, my spirit renewed
To far beyond and through the opened door
The Prince of Peace and the end of war.

To Dad,

You took me in as your own son and gave me more than I could ever have asked for - unconditionally. This song was one of your very favorites; so is it mine to this very day. I love you, Dad. Thank you. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=fBwuquxfgGs

A simple obituary for an unassuming gentleman who believed that, “One could always be polite and kind.” He was Chief of Surgery at Ralph H. Johnson VA Medical Center and Associate Professor with the Department of Surgery at the Medical University of South Carolina. In addition, he was a member of the American College of Surgeons and contributed fifteen publications to professional journals. The VAMC cancer program received American Cancer Society Commission on Cancer accreditation with...

Dr. Allison was the best boss anyone could ask for. He always pushed me to be my best and if it wasn't for his support and encouragement, I wouldn't be where I am today with my career. He will truly be missed.

"To know even one life has breathed easier because you have lived. This is to have succeeded"
Ralph Waldo Emerson

Dr Allison was a beloved administrator, physician, coworker, friend. May he rest in peace. Liz Jones, Retired Nurse

Dr. Allison was one of the kindest persons I have ever known. He was great to work with when I worked for him in Surgical Service. He made sure the ladies in his department were treated with respect.

Dr. Allison was a caring gentleman. Always trying to help and always smiling. You will be missed. Praying for the family through this trying time.
P. Hanson

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John's Obituary

Dr. John Graham Allison MD., 71, of Charleston, entered into eternal rest on Thursay, October 11, 2012. John was born in Pretoria, South Africa on October 11, 1941, a son of John H. and Alice Botha Allison. He served as Chief of Surgery at the Ralph H. Johnson VA Hospital, was instrumental in...

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