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June 22, 2024

Dr. Frederick Waugh

Dr. Frederick P. Waugh, BSc, MD


Surrounded by family, Dr. Fred Waugh died on March 15,

2012 at Lady Minto Hospital. He was 88. Fred was the

youngest son of Dr. and Mrs. R. J. Waugh of Carberry, MB,

and husband of Dorothy J. Waugh (Frisken) his devoted

and loving wife, who has been at his side for 59 years.

He will always be remembered by his fi ve children, Jane

(John), Robin, Keith (Kristin), Clive, and Liam Waugh,

as the fi nest of fathers. He was the best of granddads

to Jilian, Jake, Samuel, and Hunter; Anne and Colin;

Brendan, Andrew, and Nicole. In addition, their greatgranddad

will be missed by Ava and Hazel. He was

predeceased by his brothers Perry, Jack, and George.

His sister, Mrs. Frances Fasken (nee Waugh), cherishes

her brother and continues to live in Barrie Ontario. He is

also remembered by many nieces and nephews, former

colleagues, neighbours, and friends.

Fred grew up in Carberry MB, and, after several years of

military service during the Second World War, he received

his MD at the University of Manitoba in 1953. In the

middle of the 1950s, he began his 40 year association

with the Winnipeg Clinic. Throughout his career he

showed passionate dedication to the practice of

medicine. As part of his work in occupational medicine,

he travelled extensively to interesting places all over the

world, including parts of Canada’s north.

He retired from his practice in 1994; he and Dorothy

moved to Salt Spring in that same year. He was a

well known volunteer in many roles within several

organizations, both in Winnipeg and within the Salt

Spring community. His service was very generous to the

parishes of St. George’s Anglican Church, Crescentwood,

in Winnipeg, and to the Anglican Parish of Salt Spring

Island. Fred also had lifelong interests in gardening,

painting, art appreciation, antique collecting, and

music of all kinds. He enjoyed camping and cottage life,

particularly at Austin Lake, ON.

Cremation has taken place. The funeral was held on

Tuesday March 20th 2012 at 1:00 pm at St. Mark’s


The family wishes to thank Dr. Reznick and the staff of

Lady Minto hospital for the quality of their care, and

their sensitivity and kindness.

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