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DR. ALAN STEPHEN TRIMBLE M.D., B.Sc.(Med), F.R.C.S.(C), F.A.C.S. Passed away at home on Wednesday, April 24, 2013, at the age of 80 as quietly as he led his life. Born in Scarborough, the only child of Harry and Agnes. He graduated from the University of Toronto and was an internationally known cardiac surgeon at the Toronto General Hospital and later at St. Michael's Hospital. He is survived by his wife Bev (nee Compton) and his best pal and furry companion Spencer. Loving father of Malcolm (Laurie), Andrew (Allison) and Jennifer (Bo). Proud grandfather of Mackenzie, Duncan, Elliott, Charlotte, Emma, Michele, Graeme, Tristan, and Chloe. Dear brother-in-law of Jim Compton (Colleen). Beloved uncle of Christopher Compton (Zuzana), Jennifer Rix (Justin and their children Hannah and Sophie). Alan will be missed by all those whose lives he has touched. He leaves behind his co-workers and best friends Dr. James K. Y. Yao and Dr. John Gunstensen and their families, bridge buddies Shirley and Ed and family, best buddy, sports cohort and dear friend Pat, ever lending a hand friends Eve, Gord and Sophie and neighbours Bud, Anita, Marj and Ken, Faye and Bob, Dorothy, other friends from the point and around the globe. A special thanks to Dr. S. Fagan for his care and understanding, Liz, R.N. and Val (O.T.), CCAC and PSW Workers for their wonderful care and great help in giving Alan comfort, to the 911 staff who are angels and to the Mundell staff. As per Alan's wishes, cremation has taken place and there will be no visitation or service. If desired, memorial donations to the charity of one's choice would be appreciated, or as Alan would say "Have a party".

Published in the Toronto Star from Apr. 27 to Apr. 28, 2013