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Obituaries

2 February 2014

In Memorium: Dr Garson Romalis

Dr Garson, a champion of women’s reproductive choice who survived numerous attempts on his life for providing abortion care, died in hospital on 30 January after a period of illness.

3 June 2013

Dr Henry Morgentaler remembered

Dr Morgentaler, who led the abortion movement in Canada, has died at the age of 90, more than four decades after breaking the law at the time and opening the country's first abortion clinic in Montreal.

16 January 2010

USA: Renowned clinical psychologist dies

Henry P. David, whose research on the psychological effects of abortion was hugely influential, died on 31 December 2009 at the age of 86.

8 June 2009

Funeral for Dr George Tiller

Hundreds of mourners attended the funeral of the US abortion doctor who was shot dead at a church in Wichita, Kansas, on 31 May.

23 May 2008

Obituary: Rupert Walder

The reproductive health advocate Rupert Walder died suddenly of a heart attack in April 2008, aged 42. Ann Furedi pays tribute to her friend and colleague.

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