BUSBY Stuart Merrill Busby MD, FRCS(C), peacefully at Parkwood Hospital, London on Wednesday, September 5, 2007 in his 87th year. Loving husband of Elizabeth Phillimore Busby and the late Barbara Morris Busby. He will be sadly missed by his children Cheryl and husband Doug Ludwig, Gayle Wilk and Robert Busby and his wife Susan; grandchildren Wendy (Ludwig) Johnstone, Rob Ludwig, Barbara (Ludwig) Leece, Kelly and Jacqueline Wilk, Allison (Busby) Anderson and Kate Busby; great-grandchildren Thomas and Ella; and by step-daughters Francesca and Dominique Phillimore. On graduation from the University of Western Ontario School of Medicine, Dr. Busby joined the R.C.N.V.R. as a Surgeon-Lieutenant and served overseas from 1944-46 at H.M.C.S. Niobe in Scotland. After the war he specialized in urology, and surgery in particular, in which he trained at University of Michigan at Ann Arbor. When his father Eldon, also a urologist and surgeon died in suddenly in 1950, he returned to London to take over his father's practice, and became a gifted hard-working surgeon at Victoria Hospital Westminster and St. Joseph's Hospitals in London, Ontario. He enjoyed golf and was a long time member of the London Hunt and Country Club. A Memorial Service will be conducted at Metropolitan United Church, 468 Wellington Street at Dufferin Avenue on Tuesday, September 18 at 2:00 p.m. by Rev. Robert C. Ripley. A private graveside family service will be held in Mount Pleasant Cemetery. Memorial contributions to the charity of your choice would be gratefully acknowledged.
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