July 26, 1936 – August 20, 2018
Bob Swain passed away peacefully at 82 years of age on August 20, 2018 with his family at his side. Bob was predeceased by his beloved wife Ann of 48 years. Bob is survived by his children Paul (Deb), Nicola, grandchildren: Kristopher, Braeden, Aleksander and great grandchildren: Xavier and Kaius.
Bob will be forever remembered for his gentle, kind, caring nature as a physician, husband, father, grandfather and great grandfather.
Funeral service will be held at St. Paul’s Anglican church, Nanaimo, BC on Saturday October 13 @ 1 pm. Reception to follow.
Bob was born and raised in Surrey, Kent. He trained as a physician/surgeon in London, England where he met Ann. In 1965 the family moved to Alberta where Bob worked in a rural family medical practise. In 1975 the family moved to Nanaimo, British Columbia. Bob worked at the Caledonian Medical clinic until retirement. He resided in Nanaimo for 43 years.
In lieu of flowers, if desired, a donation in Bob’s memory may be made to any of the three places:
Heart House, Victoria (First Open Heart Society of B.C.).
Nanaimo Hospital Foundation.
St Paul’s Anglican Church, Nanaimo.