Obituaries

Louise Marson (Tebboth)

BMJ 2015; 350 doi: https://doi.org/10.1136/bmj.h1293 (Published 11 March 2015) Cite this as: BMJ 2015;350:h1293
  1. Rebecca Torry,
  2. Gary Marson

Louise Marson, who practised under her maiden name of Tebboth, was born into a British family in Johannesburg and spent much of her early childhood in South Africa and Canada before finishing her schooling in Kingston-upon-Thames and attending medical school at Sheffield University.

Louise cared passionately about people and making their lives better. She instinctively identified with and supported the underdog and was driven throughout her life by a desire to assist disadvantaged individuals and communities. This led her to work with leprosy patients in India and to spend most of her career in general practice in a socially deprived area of southeast London, with the Bermondsey and Lansdowne Medical Mission. Even when Louise returned …

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