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Obituary for Dr. Hugh Mitchell McIntyre

Dr. Hugh Mitchell McIntyre
Dr. Hugh M. McIntyre

With family at his side, Hugh Mitchell McIntyre passed away May 9, 2017. He was 92.

He leaves to mourn his wife of 66 years Margaret (Peggy), daughters Susan (Wayne), Catherine (David), son Mitchell (Dawn Anne), eight grandchildren, Jennifer, Brian and Kevin Selby, Matthew, Daniel and Bradley Hollinger, Stephen and Benjamin McIntyre, six great-grandchildren and numerous nephews and nieces.

He is survived by brother Gordon and sister Jean. He was pre-deceased by parents Hugh and Mabel McIntyre, brothers Bill and David and sister Belle.

Hugh was born March 25, 1925 in Warren, Manitoba, lived on a farm during the Depression, trained with the RCAF during World War 2 and graduated from the University of Manitoba School of Medicine in 1952. He practiced medicine in Brandon, Manitoba until 1957 then returned to study Radiology in Winnipeg, graduating in 1961. The family moved to Thunder Bay in 1965 where Hugh practiced at McKellar Hospital.

Hugh was a devoted family man, an avid skier, cyclist and woodworker, creating artistic and distinctive furniture in abundance. He finished his last bench just over a month ago. At a family gathering Hugh said his legacy would be his grandchildren; their lasting gift is an inspiring example of a life well-lived.

Cremation has taken place. Funeral services will be Saturday, May 13 at 11:00 am at St. Paul's Anglican Church, 808 Ridgeway Street, Thunder Bay.

In lieu of flowers, a donation may be made to the Salvation Army or a charity of your choice.

Arrangements have been entrusted to Westfort Chapel, 420 West Gore Street.
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