Dr. James Coryell Fallis

May 16, 1929January 6, 2019

Dr. James C. Fallis MD, FRCS Peacefully at 89 years, in Clearwater, Florida, on January 6, 2019. Lovingly remembered by his wife of 15 years, Dr. Martha Bushore Fallis. Predeceased by his youngest son David and his wife of nearly 45 years, Barbara. Loved and missed by his children, Tim, Terry, and Susan, and their spouses, Melanie, Nancy, and Tony, by grandchildren, Sarah, Christopher, Calder, Ben, Alexandra, Elizabeth, and Laura, as well as stepchildren Sarah and Carol, their spouses Brian and Ben, and their children Gavin, Leyton, Gryffin and Corbin. Jim was a pioneering Paediatric Surgeon at The Hospital for Sick Children (HSC) and North York General Hospital, before returning to HSC as the first Director of the Emergency Department. Dr. James Fallis edited Books "Pediatric Emergencies" and "Care for the Injured Child". He was founding member of the History of the Canadian Association of Paediatric Surgeons. Throughout his life, he had many passions including playing piano, coaching basketball, summer camp leadership, bird watching, international travel, and the family cottage on Twelve Mile Bay.

A Memorial Service and reception will be held at Timothy Eaton Memorial Church, 230 St. Clair Ave. West, Toronto, 2:00 pm, Monday, January 28, 2019. In lieu of flowers, donations to the David Fallis Memorial Scholarship (Timothy Eaton Memorial Church Choir School) or to The Hospital for Sick Children would be appreciated.


5 April

Celebration of Life

1:00 pm - 3:00 pm

Church Street United Methodist Church

900 Henley St
Knoxville, TN 37902


  • Visitation Sunday, January 27, 2019

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