Obituaries

John Alan William McKelvey

BMJ 2015; 350 doi: https://doi.org/10.1136/bmj.h1298 (Published 11 March 2015) Cite this as: BMJ 2015;350:h1298
  1. Ian McKelvey

John Alan William McKelvey (“Alan”) was born into a farming family in Northern Ireland. At his local school, Omagh Academy, he excelled at academia, rugby, and athletics. The youngest son, he left home and enrolled at Queens University, Belfast, to study medicine. There he played rugby on the wing for the 1st XV in a team that boasted several British Lions including Jack Kyle. …

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