In Celebration of

George Robert Turner

September 7, 1940 -  January 9, 2022

George Robert Turner, M.D., C.C.F.P., Fellow of the College of Family Physicians of Canada passed away with family at his side at Trillium Hospital in Mississauga on Sunday morning, January 9th, 2022. He was in his 82nd year.

Son of George Turner and Annie Mabel Turner (née Baird) of Etobicoke, he is survived by his loving wife of 57 years, Jane Andreae Turner; daughter Sandra (Tys), son James, and grandchildren Emma and Benjamin Turner-Theijsmeijer; as well as his sister Lynn Turner.

Bob was born on September 7th, 1940 in Toronto and graduated from the University of Toronto Medicine in 1965. He had a private practice in Etobicoke, and worked at St. Joseph’s, the Queensway, Runnymede and West Park Hospitals.

He had many hobbies, including skiing, cycling, model airplanes and home renovation, all of which he tackled with great skill and aplomb. He greatly enjoyed spending time with the family and walking the dogs on their rural property north of the Town of Durham.

The family would like to thank staff at the Trillium Health Partners – Mississauga Hospital for their care of Bob.

Cremation has taken place and a celebration of life will be organized for the spring.

Memorial donations may be made to www.alzheimer.ca/en/take-action/donate

We are grateful to our family and friends for their support through this difficult time.

Guestbook 

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Rose and Roger Goldstein (Colleague for more than 20 years)

Entered January 15, 2022 from Toronto

I worked with Bob at West Park. I trusted his knowledge and judgement. He was an authentic person and his honesty of expression was refreshing. When my wife had a family crisis he helped immeasurably and for this I include her name with mine.
We have not had contact for many years since his retirement but my sense of him is large.
in fondness and respect.
Roger and Rose Goldstein

Dr. Monica Avendano (Colleague)

Entered January 15, 2022 from Toronto

A great , dedicated physicians don’t a great human being

Patricia Sacret (Friend)

Entered January 15, 2022 from Mississauga Ontario

I am saddened to learn of Bob’s passing and offer my deepest sympathies to Jane, Sandra, James and all other family members. I know this will be a great loss to you all. Once again, my condolences.

Dale Farion (Friend)

Entered January 15, 2022 from Mississauga

Sincere condolences to you Jane and your family.

Jon Clark (Colleague from West Park Healthcare Centre)

Entered January 15, 2022 from Toronto

My deepest condolences to Jane and his entire family, to all who knew him.

I have so many fond memories of working with Dr. Turner, such respect for his dedication. Then there were ski trips, bike rides and visits to his farm, so generous.
Thank you for all that you shared.

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