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Malcolm Williams: 1932-2018

[Dr. Malcolm Williams]
Dr. Malcolm Williams

Malcolm Williams, a former head of the Department of Otolaryngology and a professor in the Faculty of Health Sciences for 27 years, died on April 23, 2018 at his home in Kingston.

Born on June 9, 1932 in Grovesend, South Wales, Dr. Williams arrived at Queen’s in 1969 and retired in 1996. Engaging and compassionate he was recognized as one of Canada’s top ear surgeons during his career.

A memorial service will be held at the Cathedral Church of St. George (corner of Johnson and King streets), on Friday, April at 11 am. The family will receive friends at the church prior to the service from 10 am until 10:50 am and during a reception following the service.

An obituary is available online.

Dr. Williams also wrote a piece for the Undergraduate School of Medicine Blog regarding a trip to Italy and the art of teaching through storytelling, something he excelled at.