July 13, 1927 – Newcastle-Upon-Tyne, England
October 11, 2013 – Calgary, AB
Dr. Ian Scott-Brown, beloved husband of Joan Scott-Brown of Calgary, passed away peacefully with his loving family at his side on Friday, October 11, 2013 at the age of 86 years.
He graduated from the University of Durham. Ian and Joan were married in 1954. Ian was employed as a Surgeon in England, also served in the Royal Army Medical Corps as a Neurosurgeon and completed his English medical career as a Radiation Oncologist prior to immigrating to Canada in 1964. He worked as a Radiation Oncologist with the WW Cross Cancer Institute in Edmonton from 1964 – 1967, at which time he and Joan moved their family to Calgary. Ian was instrumental in the design of the Tom Baker Cancer Centre where he served as Director of Radiation Oncology, prior to retiring in 1993. Ian loved to travel and spend time with his family. Many lives were touched and inspired by his quiet, unassuming care and compassion.
Besides his loving wife Joan, Ian is survived by his children, Miles (Belkis), Nigel, Kathryn (Simon), and Julian (Keltie); and eight grandchildren, Frank, Lily, Veronica, Josephine, Kaitlyn, Makayla, Sebastian, and Ethan. He was predeceased by his father John Brown and mother Lilian Anderson Brown.
A Celebration of Ian’s Life will be held at McINNIS & HOLLOWAY’S, Chapel of the Bells (2720 Centre Street North) on Friday, October 18, 2013 at 3:00 p.m. Condolences may be forwarded through www.mcinnisandholloway.com. In lieu of flowers, memorial tributes may be made in Dr. Scott-Brown’s name directly to the Alberta Cancer Foundation, c/o Tom Baker Cancer Centre, 1331 – 29 Street N.W., Calgary, AB T2N 4N2 Telephone: 1 (866) 412-4222, www.albertacancer.ca/memorial. The family would like to express their deepest gratitude to the care givers in Unit 62 at the Foothills Hospital.
In living memory of Dr. Ian Scott-Brown, a tree will be planted at Big Hill Springs Park Cochrane by McINNIS & HOLLOWAY FUNERAL HOMES, Chapel of the Bells, 2720 CENTRE STREET NORTH, Telephone: 403-276-2296.Print This Obituary & Condolences