An irreplaceable physician is gone
John T. Hagenbucher, who had a pulmonary and internal medicine practice in Washington for more than 30 years, died Jan. 20 at a hospice care facility in Stratford, N.J. He was 85. The cause was cardiovascular disease, said his daughter, Janet Meehan. Dr. Hagenbucher opened his private practice in 1961 and also worked as a part-time physician for a number of agencies, among them the CIA and Institute for Defense Analyses, said his daughter. John Thomas Hagenbucher, a native of Somers Point, N.J., was a 1950 graduate of the Philadelphia College of Pharmacy and Science, now the University of the Sciences. He was a 1957 graduate of George Washington Universitys medical school. During the Korean War, he served in the Army Medical Corps and received the Bronze Star Medal. Dr.
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“He was sweet,” Athina said. “Very thorough and patient. Understanding, supportive. Amazing.” His father’s longtime patient and friend, Jim La Vallee, can only pray now he can find a physician with those qualities. At 61, Jim feels lost and alone in a province where general practitioners are in such demand. “I, for one,” said Jim, “wonder where I will find someone like him.” The answer is he won’t. There are others, but no one quite like the irreplaceable Dr. Craig Hildahl. Just ask his patients. And his family. A service in his memory will be held today at 2 p.m. at Grant Memorial Church, 877 Wilkes Ave. Republished from the Winnipeg Free Press print edition February 8, 2014 B4 History Updated on Saturday, February 8, 2014 at 10:15 AM CST: Fixed spellings, liquor control commission 6:19 PM: Corrects misspelling of Hildahl’s name. Fact Check Have you found an error, or know of something weve missed in one of our stories? Please use the form below and let us know. * Required In which story did you find the error?
She moved home to Zimbabwe for a short time but quickly moved to England to attend medical school. She accepted a job in Tyne Valley in 1974 and settled into the community. She came to be regarded as one of the most highly respected physicians on P.E.I.Aand a feisty defender of rural health care, never afraid to tell people in power what was on her mind. Her quiet strength came to define her, and endear her to the people she served. For her efforts, she was made a member of the Order of P.E.I. and in 2010 was named one of the top 25 immigrants in Canada. She was named Lennox Island Elder of the Year and had a Queenas Jubilee medal. Lynden Ellis worked with Madigane on the Friends of the Stewart Memorial Hospital committee for many years. He said the loss of her strength will be felt immediately and profoundly. aItas going to be one of the biggest losses this community has ever faced,a said Ellis. aWeall have nobody to fight for us now.a At the Tyne Valley Health Centre clinic that Madigane had to leave so suddenly in January to start chemo, the mood was sombre on Friday, said Paul Young, primary care network manager for the area. aDr.