Thomas Henry Eustace (1917-2002)
Former general practitioner and coroner Drayton Valley, Alberta, Canada (born in Chelmsford, Essex, England in 1917; q Guy’s Hospital, London, 1944), died on 23 December 2002, after a stroke. Thomas Eustace served with the Royal Navy during the second world war. He later joined a practice in a small village in Suffolk, England, and in 1952 became a founding member of the Royal College of General Practitioners. In 1966 he moved to a small town in Alberta, Canada. During his 30 years of practice there he served as chief of staff for the hospital and coroner for the region, and had a special interest in obstetrics and gynaecology. He loved outdoor activities and was an avid fisherman. He leaves a wife, Ann; three sons; and 10 grandchildren. Accessed from the general medical journal website at www.bmj.com on September 6, 2005.