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In memory

Christa Henry

2 August 1946—26 July 2009
Christa Henry was an integral part of the Mater team for more than 27 years, and a true example of Mater values in action.

Dr Dermot "Steve" Clark Ryan

6 September 1920―21 September 2009
Dr Steve Clark Ryan was a man who relished adventure, people and places; an esteemed member of the medical fraternity who practised as a private paediatrician until the age of 87.

Dr Kevin William Ryan CBE, RFD, QC

September 9 1925—November 18 2009
We will remember him as former chairman of the Mater board, but Dr Kevin Ryan was also a brilliant lawyer, scholar and judge.

Father Cassian Double OFM—"The Priest who wore safari suits"

20 March 1925―14 September 2009
Known as a man for all seasons and a priest for all people, long-standing member of the Mater community—Father Cassian Double—passed away on 14 September at the age of 84.

Joy Bostock

17 January 1928—18 February 2009
Joy Bostock was a visionary for pharmacy services in Queensland and an integral part of Mater for 26 years.


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