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Queen’s community remembers Professor Emeritus Samuel Ludwin

The Queen’s community is remembering Professor Emeritus Samuel Ludwin who passed away Tuesday, Jan. 21, after a valiant battle with ALS. He was 75.

Samuel Ludwin
Dr. Samuel Ludwin

Dr. Ludwin moved to Kingston in 1975, following residency at Stanford University and became a Professor of Pathology at Queen’s and a neuropathologist at Kingston General Hospital. Much of Dr. Ludwin’s career was devoted to studying degenerative diseases of the brain and nervous system, and he made important research advances in multiple sclerosis.

Throughout his career, Dr. Ludwin was known for his humility and the care that he took in nurturing the professional growth of others.

Dr. Ludwin’s funeral service will be held at Beth Israel Congregation (116 Centre St.) on Thursday, Jan. 23 at 11 am. The family will receive friends at Harbour Place Level A (185 Ontario St.) that evening from 5-7 pm, and on Friday Jan. 24 from 7:30-9:30 am and 11:30 am-1:30 pm.

A full obituary is available online.