Lawrence Crouch

BMJ 2003; 327 doi: (Published 03 July 2003) Cite this as: BMJ 2003;327:55

Former general practitioner Croydon (b Devizes 1924; q St Mary's Hospital, Paddington, 1952), died from longstanding respiratory diseases on 27 January 2003.

Lawrence “Lawrie” Crouch began his career as a banker. He was called up in 1941 into the Royal Air Force, where he served as a navigation officer and flew many sorties in Mitchells and medium bombers. In 1946 he forsook his banking career to take up medicine. He had hoped for a career in obstetrics and gynaecology, but his financial situation did not permit this, and he decided instead to enter general practice. He retired in 1988. Predeceased by his first wife, Sheila, he leaves his second wife, June, and a son from his first marriage.

[R J Courtenay-Evans]


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