Dr. Alan B.
MD Here Many Years
Dr. Alan Bart Jackson, 68,
long-time medical practioner in Simcoe and active in community affairs,
died this morning at his residencem 135 Union Street, following a lengthy
A native of Simcoe, Dr. Jackson was
a son of the late Mr. and Mrs. John Bartholomew Jackson. He received his
early education in Simcoe public and high schools and his MD degree from
the University of Toronto.
He conducted a general practice in
Simcoe for many years and since the establishment of Norfolk General
Hospital, was radiologist until officially retiring three months ago.
Dr. Jackson was a Fellow of the
American College of Cardiology, member of the Radiology Society of North
America and the Canadian Association of Radiologists, former director of
the Ontario Medical Association, former coroner for Norfolk County and one
time medical officer of health for Simcoe.
He was a valued member of a number
of community organizations, having been a past master of Norfolk Lodge No.
10, AF and AM; past president of the Simcoe Rotary Club, past president of
the Norfolk Unit of the Canadian Cancer Society, former member of the
Simcoe Board of Education and a member of St. Paul's Presbyterian Church.
He was also a member of AKK Fraternity, which gave him the official title
of AOA. Also a noted horticulturist, he was well-known for the growing of
His first wife, the former Gertheal
Eileen Hamilton, whom he married in Simcoe in 1916, died [less
than 10 months ago] in 1961.
Surviving are his wife, the former
Vivian Winifred Thompson; a son John Robert Jackson of Simcoe; a daughter,
Mrs. J. F. Macdonald (Joan) of Simcoe; a brother, Harold M. Jackson of
Simcoe; a sister, Mrs. Walter Tisdale (Mary) of Delhi; and eight
grandchildren. Another son, Alan Hamilton (Brud) Jackson, lost his life
while serving with the RCAF overseas in 1943.
Resting at the Marvyn M. Veale
Service in St. Paul's Presbyterian Church on Wednesday at 2 p.m. with
interment in Oakwood Cemetery.