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Macpherson, Dr. Roderick Ian

Male 1935 - 2019  (84 years)


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  • Name Macpherson, Roderick Ian  [1, 2
    Prefix Dr. 
    Born 22 Feb 1935  St. Thomas, Elgin, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [2, 3, 4
    Gender Male 
    _UID 42B63F9192BF47BF8AC203CD3418CC83D607 
    Died 9 Apr 2019  Charleston, Charleston, South Carolina, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    Person ID I25212  My Family Tree | Weiss Lang Family Branch
    Last Modified 19 Sep 2021 

    Father Macpherson, Dr. Robert Alexander,   b. 19 Oct 1903, Springhill, , Nova Scotia, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 21 Jun 1990, Ottawa, Carleton, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 86 years) 
    Mother Browne, Maxine Helena,   b. 24 Aug 1905, Kingston, Frontenac, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 3 Apr 2007, Ottawa, Carleton, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 101 years) 
    Married 20 Aug 1930  Tenaga, , Ontario, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [5, 6
    Family ID F9007  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family 1 Buckland, Aynslie Ruth 
    Married Abt Mar 1957 
    Children 
    +1. Macpherson, Sandra
     2. Macpherson, Tamara
     3. Macpherson, Roderick,   b. 1957, Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 5 Jun 1977, Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 20 years)
    +4. Macpherson, Dr. Teresa Dawn
     5. Macpherson, Dr. Kerri Rae
    Last Modified 19 Sep 2021 
    Family ID F9033  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family 2 Steeds, Gwynneth Lynne 
    Children 
     1. Macpherson, Dr. Heather Lynne
    Last Modified 19 Apr 2020 
    Family ID F9032  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Notes 
    • The family of Roderick Ian Macpherson of Charleston, South Carolina announce their beloved husband, father and family patriarch passed on April 9, 2019.Rod is survived by his wife of 42 years, Lynne Macpherson, and their daughter Dr. Heather Parrott (Chris Parrott) of New York; his daughters: Sandi Hagenaars (Henry Hagenaars) of Manitoba, Dr. Tracy Macpherson (Senator Brad Hutto) of South Carolina, Dr. Kerri Stokes (Dr. Gordon Stokes) of Virginia and Tamara Vukusic (Dr. Alan Vukusic) of British Columbia, their mother Aynslie Macpherson of Manitoba; his older brother Mark Macpherson (June Macpherson) of Quebec; and his younger sister Margot Whitford (Brad Whitford) of Ontario. He was predeceased by his son Roderick Macpherson (1977). Rod's five daughters were a source of great pride for him and their mothers. His eight grandchildren, two great grandchildren and numerous nieces and nephews all looked to him for advice and cherished their time spent with Rod.Dr. Macpherson (Dr. Mac) was born in Ontario, Canada (1935) and grew up in Winnipeg, Manitoba. He graduated from The University of Manitoba Faculty of Medicine with Honors in 1958 and went on to a residency in Radiology at McGill University, and advanced training in Pediatric Radiology at The Montreal Children's Hospital. In 1967, Dr. Mac became the Chief of Radiology at The Children's Hospital of Winnipeg. . In 1978, Dr. Macpherson immigrated to the USA to become the Head of Pediatric Radiology at The University of Texas at San Antonio. Subsequently he joined the faculty at The Medical University of South Carolina (MUSC) in Charleston. He was Professor of Radiology and Program Director of the Radiology Residency at MUSC from 1989 to 1996. Dr. Mac retired from full-time academic radiology in 1996, but continued to work part-time at MUSC and other institutions until full retirement in 2007. Dr. Mac was passionate about teaching and sharing knowledge throughout his career. He presented innumerable scientific papers and exhibits at prestigious national and international meetings. He had over 75 publications and produced over a dozen scientific exhibits during his academic career, several of which won awards. He illustrated his lectures, exhibits and publications with his own homemade and handcrafted artwork. This was in the form of simple line sketches, more detailed drawings and his favorite medium, cartoons. Rod had a life of many great accomplishments. He will be missed by his family, friends, and students, but his infectious sense of humor will be remembered by everyone lucky enough to have had Rod in their lives.The family will conduct a private celebration of Rod's life.

  • Sources 
    1. [S1992] Obit, for Maxine (Reliability: 3).

    2. [S1060] Obituary, for Roderick (Reliability: 3).

    3. [S2588] South Carolina, U.S., Naturalization Records, 1868-1991.

    4. [S326] FindAGrave.com.

    5. [S2193] Engagement Announcement.

    6. [S763] Wedding Announcement.