Obituaries

Stanley Esmond EllisonHugh Douglas Allan GrayJohn Eaton Hardwick-SmithMichael Alexander HarropSamuel (“Sam”) LazarusDouglas Oakley

BMJ 1998; 316 doi: https://doi.org/10.1136/bmj.316.7128.398 (Published 31 January 1998) Cite this as: BMJ 1998;316:398

Stanley Esmond Ellison

General practitioner and former director of occupational medicine Harlesden (b London 1924; q Charing Cross 1948 (medal for the best student); FRCGP, MSOM), died of myocardial infarction on 5 October 1997. He began reading medicine at Melbourne, while evacuated to Australia during the war, and after qualification built up a flourishing practice in north west London. He then switched to industrial medicine, being responsible for a large workforce on an industrial estate. With firmly held moral values he found that by the end of the 1960s the side effects of a decade of personal liberation were showing up in doctors' surgeries. He campaigned for the importance of family life and was a founder member of the Responsible Society, later supporting Family and Youth Concern. After retirement he worked on the Mental Health Act's appeal boards. He enjoyed gardening and bridge and was a keen Francophile. He leaves a wife, Brenda, and two daughters. [Marilyn Levi]

Hugh Douglas Allan Gray

Former medical missionary (b Nocton, Lincolnshire, 1962; q Aberdeen 1986; MRCGP, DTM and H), took his own life after a period of depression on 9 October 1997. He broke …

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