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.