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James Metcalfe



This giant of a man passed away on January 30, 2014 at the 97.

He is survived by his fun loving wife of 69 years, Betty; much loved father of J.B. (Patty), Robert (Nathalie), Don (Marion), and Lynne (David); 14 grandchildren; 13 great-grandchildren; as well as numerous relatives and friends.

J.O. was the Chief of Urology at the University of Alberta Hospital between 1958 and 1975. As well as training over 50 Urologists in the J.O. program, he was a leader in Canadian and North American Urology.

He will be remembered as a wonderful father, husband, grandfather and teacher. Dr. J.O. had a charismatic and powerful personality that contributed to his success as an organizer and teacher. He was loved and respected by all who had the opportunity to work and play with him.

A Private Family Service will be held this weekend and a Public Service will be held this spring at his second home, the Royal Mayfair; date to be announced.

In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the J.O. Metcalfe Urology Lectureship, University of Alberta, Room 2J2 WMC, 8440-112 Street, Edmonton, T6G 2R7.

In Loving Memory of
James Metcalfe
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