Remembering Dr. Frederick Griffith Pearson

Remembering Dr. Frederick Griffith Pearson

Can J Surg 2016;59(6):367-68 | PDF

Richard J. Finley, MD

Summary

Canada has lost a remarkable surgeon and leader. Dr. Frederick Griffith “Griff” Pearson, aged 90, died in Kitchener, Ont., on Aug. 10, 2016, surrounded by his wife, Hilppa Pearson, and his family.


Accepted Oct. 17, 2016

Affiliations: From the Department of Surgery, University of British Columbia, Vancouver, BC.

Competing interests: None declared.

DOI: 10.1503/cjs.014016

Correspondence to: R.J. Finley, Department of Surgery, University of British Columbia, 910 W. 10th Ave, Rm 3100, Vancouver BC, V5Z 4E3; rjfinley@shaw.ca