George Barclay Goodman
GOODMAN, George Barclay
MB.ChB. (Edin.), D.M.R.T. (Lond.), LMCC.FRCPC
(Can.), FRCP (Edin.), FRCR (Lond.), FACR.Em.
October 20, 1926 - October 28, 2019
It is with great sadness that we announce that
George Barclay Goodman passed away peacefully
on Monday, October 28, 2019.
George was born in Glasgow, Scotland on October
20, 1926 to Margaret and George Goodman. He is
predeceased by his parents, his sister Jean and by
the love of his life, his wife Pam. He is survived by
his younger sister Margaret, and his children
Victoria, Stuart (Naomi) and Gillian; grandchildren
Alexandra, Hayley (Ben), Spencer and Emi.
George emigrated to Canada with his family in
1958 and enjoyed a long and rewarding medical
career at the B.C. Cancer Agency, as a Radiation
Oncologist. His achievements at the Agency
included Medical Director, Deputy Director of
Medicine and Medical Director of Developmental
Radiotherapy. His other passion was Pion Therapy,
where he was the Director of Medical Research for
TRIUMF until retirement in 1991. He was passionate
about patient care and the latest treatments in
cancer research. He was also involved in teaching,
training and mentoring doctors in Vancouver and
around the world.
George and Pam travelled extensively during
working life and retirement years. They were very
active in the West Vancouver Community and
were named Citizens of The Year in 1998.
There will be a Celebration and Thanksgiving for
the life of George B. Goodman at St. Stephen’s
Anglican Church, 885-22nd Street, West
Vancouver on November 30, 2019 at 12 noon.
Reception to follow at the church.
In lieu of flowers, please consider a donation to the
North Shore Hospice.