Dr. D. Bruce McDonald
Dr. D. Bruce McDonald, 80, died at home and having been saved by the grace of God October 28, 1962 and having made this profession of faith on that day he was present with the Lord on August 23, 2014.
Born in Clinton, Ontario May 1, 1934 he was the middle son of the late Samuel and Nellie (Nesbitt) McDonald.
He received his early education in Clinton and graduated from the University of Western Ontario in London as a medical doctor in 1962. He then took a sub-speciality in medical oncology in Detroit, Michigan, graduating in 1967. He began his practice in Windsor, Ontario and worked in Toronto, Ontario, Moncton, New Brunswick and lastly in Windsor, Nova Scotia, retiring in 2004. Bruce was a grateful 21 year member of Alcoholics Anonymous.
He is survived by his wife Jackie (Anderson), sons Warren (Lori) of Mason, Ohio, and Ross (Lianne) of Bowmanville, Ontario, and daughter Laura (Gord Adams) of Flamboro, Ontario. Also survived by brother Glen (Bev) of Woodstock, Ontario and their children. Also survived by grandchildren Sarah, Max and Will of Mason, Ohio and Rachael and Kyle of Bowmanville, Ontario.
Predeceased by son Eric in 1994, brother Douglas in 2007 and Doug’s wife Winnie in June of 2014.
In keeping with his wishes his body has been forwarded to Dalhousie University to be used for medical education and research.
A memorial service in Bruce’s honor will be held at Campbell’s Funeral Home on Saturday, September 6, 2014 at 1 pm with Rev. Bill Drysdale officiating, a reception to follow.
Donations in Bruce’s memory may be made to the Lillian Albon Animal Shelter, Salvation Army or memorial of the donor’s choice would be appreciated by the family.
Arrangements have been entrusted to Campbell’s Funeral Home, Amherst.(902 667 9906)
Online condolences and sharing of memories may be made to the family via: www.campbellsamherst.ca