Dr. Alan C. Groom
Groom, Dr. Alan C. - At his residence at Chelsey Park, London on Wednesday, January 9, 2013, Alan Clifford Groom, PhD, Professor Emeritus and former Chair of the Department of Medical Biophysics at The University of Western Ontario, in his 87th year. Beloved husband of the late Elizabeth Kathleen Groom, nee Irwin (Dec. 16, 2012). Loving father of Jennifer Ramsey (Alan) of Regina, Hilary Dearing (Andrew) of London, Peter Groom (Stephen McClatchie) of London, and Richard Groom (Patti) of Cambridge. Dear grandfather of Gillian, David, and Christopher (Melissa) Ramsey, Matthew (Laura), Jonathan (Stephanie), Jason (Sylvia), and Michael Dearing, Andrew (Michelle) Groom and Valerie (Curtis) Heaton. Great-grandfather of Caroline Ramsey, and Rebekah and Caleb Dearing. Brother of Malcolm (Hilda) Groom in London, England, the late David (Brenda) Groom, and brother-in-law of Anne Bedford-Groom. Visitation on Friday, January 18 from 7-9 pm at the James A. Harris Funeral Home, 220 St. James St. at Richmond. A memorial service will be conducted at New St. James Presbyterian Church, 280 Oxford St. at Wellington, on Saturday, January 19 at 1:30 pm. Reception to follow at the church. In lieu of flowers, donations can be made to the Dr. Alan C. Groom Memorial Fund at Western, or to World Vision Canada. To contribute to the Alan C. Groom Memorial Fund at Western, please contact Donna Swanson at Foundation Western 519-661-3140 or donate online at www.givingtowestern.uwo.ca. Cheques can also be mailed to Foundation Western, Western University, Suite 110 Westminster Hall, London, ON N6A 3K7. Psalm 91:2 - I will say of the LORD, "He is my refuge and my fortress, my God, in whom I trust."
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