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Dr. Richard Gerard Allison Sr.

October 24, 1940 - April 14, 2017

Dr. Richard Gerard Allison Sr., 76, of Fairview, Texas, passed away on April 14, 2017 in McKinney, Texas. He was born on October 24, 1940 in Winnipeg, Canada to Frederick Gerard Allison and Gerda Elisabeth Fremming Allison.

Richard graduated first in his class from Kelvin High School in 1957 in Winnipeg.  In 1965, he earned his medical degree from the University of Manitoba.  He did his residency in diagnostic radiology at Montreal General Hospital and he became Board Certified in Radiology and Nuclear Medicine.  In 1970, Richard moved to Santa Monica, CA and was on staff at Saint John’s Hospital.  He then relocated to Texas in 1976 and practiced radiology in South Texas, Bonham, and the Dallas area.

Richard loved his family and spending time at the lake in Minaki, Canada where family and friends would gather during the summer.  He was an avid reader, skier and jogger.  His favorite things were traveling, the beach, cinema, his cats and dessert. 

He is survived by his wife, Robin Allison of Fairview, TX; daughter, Caroline Allison of Houston, TX; son, Richard Gerard Allison Jr. of San Diego, CA; 4 grandchildren, Hunter Allison, Ella Allison, Erik Allison, all of Dana Point, CA and Kensington White of Houston, TX and 2 sisters, Rosemary Norrie (Toronto) and Lorraine Ellis (Calgary).

He was preceded in death by his parents.

Memorial services will be held on Saturday, May 6, 2017 at 4:00 p.m. at Turrentine-Jackson-Morrow Chapel in Allen, Texas

Donations in his memory can be made to the SPCA.

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I am sorry for your loss. Richard was Family, and it appears from the portrait that he ressembled the Danish Brendeløkke family. i did not know him, but i am sure, he was a wonderful person and will be missed. Lisbet Vergnaud, May 7, 2017 Robin, I was so sad to hear about Richard. He was always such a wonderful man. I am so grateful to have known him. The world has lost a good man. Holly Milstead, May 3, 2017 Robin, we were saddened to hear of Richard's passing. We enjoyed all my interactions with him over the years and looked forward to the times when our lives would intersect. We wish you and your family well and keep you and Richard in our prayers. Scott and Patty Drescher, May 1, 2017 Please accept my deepest sympathy on the passing of your loved one. May God almighty, father of tender mercies continue to comfort you all. John 5:25 helps us to see that there is hope of resurrection for our loved ones. May God continue to strengthen you all. Zinne. Suji, April 23, 2017 Robin, our sincere sympathy is extended to you and your family. Our thoughts and prayers are with you at this most difficult time. Milstead Family Earl, Lena and Holly Milstead, April 21, 2017 We will miss seeing Richard on his daily walks and stopping to visit with him. We lift you up in our prayers and thoughts. WIth love, The Peralta Family Jennifer Peralta, April 20, 2017 We will greatly miss Richard and his subtle humor and wit. We are praying for the peace that surpasses all understanding for the family. Therese Schneider, April 19, 2017 In my thoughts and prayers. Mallory Fitch, April 19, 2017 There are no words to express the sorrow and sympathy that we extend. Richard will be missed by friends! Prayers and more prayers for you all the family. He will remain in our hearts and in our memories forever. Deborah & Nigel Brown, April 19, 2017