David ClarkBMJ 2006; 332 doi: https://doi.org/10.1136/bmj.332.7539.492 (Published 23 February 2006) Cite this as: BMJ 2006;332:492
Former general practitioner Belshill, Lanarkshire (b 1919; q Glasgow 1942), died from renal failure on 31 October 2005. David Clark served in the Royal Army Medical Corps in Normandy, Belgium, and Rhodesia before joining his brother in general practice in Bellshill in industrial Lanarkshire. After retirement in 1978 he did locum work. He was chairman of Lanarkshire Medical Committee for 12 years. In addition to an avid interest in politics, sport, crosswords, and puddings, he supplied family, friends and neighbours with plants annually, and grew show chrysanthemums, winning many prizes locally and nationally. He was chairman of the Scottish Chrysanthemum and Dahlia Society for many years. David survived cancer three times. He leaves a wife, Helen; five children; and nine grandchildren.
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