Dr. Robert Bruce Salter, world-renowned orthopaedic surgeon, researcher, professor, humanitarian and “medical giant” whose pioneering work has impacted millions of people around the world, died May 10 at the age of 85. Dr. Salter was born in Stratford, Ontario on December 15, 1924.
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Dr. Salter was a constant presence at The Hospital for Sick Children and the University of Toronto. He never retired.
Visitation will take place Thursday, May 13 from 7 to 9 p.m. at Humphrey Funeral Home, 1403 Bayview Avenue. Funeral mass takes place Friday, May 14 at 10 a.m. at St. Paul's Anglican Church, 227 Bloor St. East.
In lieu of flowers, the family requests that a memorial contribution be sent to SickKids Foundation - Division of Orthopaedic Surgery.
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