Obituaries

John Pearse DymondMax HulbertDaniel Crawford LoganBrian MindhamJohn Bartlett Roberts

BMJ 2001; 322 doi: https://doi.org/10.1136/bmj.322.7281.304 (Published 03 February 2001) Cite this as: BMJ 2001;322:304

John Pearse Dymond


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General practitioner Barnes and Putney since 1971 (b Tavistock 1941; q Cambridge/Barts 1967; FRCGP), died suddenly on 29 September 2000. John was a colourful figure, with a predilection for striped blazers, white silk dinner jackets, hats, buttonholes, and club ties, of which he had a magnificent collection. His sense of humour was legendary, and this helped colleagues through many difficult situations. He was pressed into service as best man on several occasions and was a great companion at both formal and informal dinners, when he would demonstrate his knowledge of wines and good food. He was a trainer and course organiser at Roehampton and served on the South West Thames faculty board of the Royal College of General Practitioners, becoming provost. John was an examiner for the MRCGP and the Society of Apothecaries, where he was a liveryman. Music, including opera, art, and architecture were among his great interests. He relished the time he spent at his cottage in Suffolk where he and his family were hospitable hosts. He leaves …

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