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grandfather to Kelli, Luke, Kaitlin, Renee, Sophie, Rachel, Jessica, Kevin, and Trevor and great grandfather to five. He spent his youth in Tortola, BVI returning to England where he attended St Edward’s School and then Westcott House, a theological college in Cambridge. He was ordained as an Anglican minister in 1962. With two children in tow, the family moved to Barbados where he led the congregation of Holy Innocents Church until 1970. In search of adventure and opportunity for his young family, he immigrated to Canada moving to New Carlisle, and finally to North Hatley, QC. He was Rector of St Barnabas North Hatley and Christ Church, Eustis and St John’s, Waterville until his retirement in 1999. Keith was never one to let his opinion go unheard and loved an audience. He was a showman at heart and loved to sing, laugh and entertain. He was an optimist who owned many musical instruments and only mastered the ukulele. His real instrument was his voice. Whether he was singing “Where Do the Flies Go” to his grandchildren or performing on stage in a Gilbert and Sullivan musical, it was when he was at his best. One never knew when he was going to burst out into song. He was an athlete, playing competitive rugby in his youth and for many years played squash at Bishop’s University in the winter and tennis in

thriving General Practice and it grew from 1500 patients in 1960 to 5000 in 1972 and 10000 in 1990 and blossomed into the Talbot Medical Centre. This involved much innovation on Peter’s part, organising the first rota for sharing night calls between practices, building a modern practice in terms of both staff and accommodation, as well as training all new staff and taking on GP trainees, 11 in all from 1979-1990. In 1979 Peter married Marianne Rosher and they shared over 40 years together, with Peter enjoying sailing, tennis, skiing, walking, playing the piano with friends, going to concerts and plays and the company of his four children and seven grandchildren, just managing to meet his first great grandchild. After enforced early retirement as a GP, Peter continued unpaid as a Dermatology Clinical Assistant at the Royal Victoria Hospital Poole until 1999 when he became an Honorary Consultant in Dermatology, writing guides for GPs, teaching several GPs in their own practices every month and also giving over 500 dermatology lectures to trainees, nurses, pharmacists and dentists. He finally retired in 2009 aged 75. Reverend Canon Walter Keith Perry-Gore (A, 1947-1953). The obituary was provided by his daughter, Bridget. The Reverend Canon Keith Perry-Gore passed away peacefully on October 4th, 2019, after a battle with dementia and physical decline. Born in England on October 31st, 1934, he leaves his wife Jane (née Richardson) of 60 years. He was brother to Susan and Elizabeth (deceased), father of Alex (Cathy), Bridget (Vincent), and Clive (Nicole), PERRY-GORE, KEITH (1934-2019) On 4th October 2019,


Bill Munsey with son Paul

LIEBLING, PETER (1934-2020)

WOOD, ANTHONY (1933-2020)

On 31st January 2020, Dr Peter Otto Liebling (F, 1947-52) brother of Henry (D, 1959-1963). Dr Peter Liebling passed away peacefully six days before his 86th birthday. Born in 1934, son of Hans and Steffy Liebling, and elder brother of Henry Liebling, Peter came to England from Vienna in 1937 aged four. He was evacuated to Cornwall during WWII, then moved from London to south of Manchester in 1943. He went to school at Altrincham Prep School 1943-47 before going on to St Edward’s School 1947-52, gaining a place at Selwyn College Cambridge to read for a Medical Tripos 1952-55. He sang in choirs in Oxford, Cambridge and later London when he started as a medical student at Westminster Hospital 1955- 58, where he won a prize for Clinical Medicine. He enjoyed rowing, mainly at bow, and writing music for Reviews at Cambridge, and was Captain of Boats at Westminster. His first house job was at Boscombe Hospital where he met Jean Sandison, his first wife and a local GP who worked with her father, Dr J F W Sandison. Dr Peter and Dr Jean, as they were known, developed a

On 4th April 2020, Anthony Hugo Wood (C, 1947-1951). Tony died peacefully at Woodlands Care Centre, Cambridge after a long illness. A memorial service is planned to take place later this year. St John’s College, Cambridge 1952-55, awarded MA. Royal Navy 1951, Submarines 1960-73 Lieutenant Commander. Chartered Engineer. Member Institution of Electrical Engineers. Member Institution of Mechanical Engineers. Member Institution of Nuclear Engineers. Retired 1973. Lloyd’s Register of Shipping 1974-77. Principal Inspector Nuclear Installations 1977. Mountaineer – Mont Blanc, Matterhorn. HAIGH, TIMOTHY (1934-2019) On 30th May 2019, Timothy Hugh Starmer Haigh (F, 1948-1950). Royal Navy 1950, Britannia Royal Naval College Dartmouth 1950- 52, Commander Royal Navy 1950-86. Ministry of Defence Security Vetting Unit 1986-97. Adored Dad of Josie, Penny and Katie and Grampsie to eight grandchildren.

Reverend Canon Keith Perry-Gore


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