James BRYCE

BRYCE, James Chisholm. Born April 5, 1916 in Handsworth, England. Youngest child of James Chisholm & Emme Susan Bryce of Handsworth, England. Raised in a rural village outside Birmingham. Went to school in the small town of Bromsgrove and to University in London 1933-39 when he graduated in Medicine, M.B.B.S. Served as a Medical Officer in R.A.F. 1940-47 in England, India and Burma. After demobilization, joined the Colonial Medical Service and was stationed in Tanganyika (Tanzania) 1947-49. Came to Canada in 1949. He first lived in Oshawa, getting a license to practice in Canada. He moved to Brantford and was in General Practice until 1954. He moved to London and obtained Specialist Diploma in Psychiatry in 1959. He moved to Windsor, Moose Jaw, and finally New Westminster in 1967. He worked in the B.C. penitentiary for a year before setting up in private practice first in New Westminster and later in Whalley. He retired from active practice in 1982. He married Cecile Suzanne Bower of Medicine Hat, Alberta in 1940; there are three children: Suzanne (Peter) Bailey, Sylvia (Max) Steinbach of Bainbridge, New York, and Jamie Bryce of London, Ontario. His first marriage dissolved in 1961. He remarried in 1967 to K. Eloise McIntosh, older daughter of Wesley and Martha McIntosh of Christopher Lake, Saskatchewan. There are no children of this marriage. He is survived by his wife Eloise, three children and six grandchildren. A heartfelt thank you to the staff and doctors at Peace Portal Lodge. In lieu of flowers, donations to a charity of your choice in James’s name would be appreciated. Victory Memorial Park Funeral Centre 604-536-6522


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