oa South African Medical Journal - In memoriam : John F Viljoen (27 March 1935 - 27 November 2010) : forum

Volume 101, Issue 2
  • ISSN : 0256-9574
  • E-ISSN: 2078-5135



John sadly passed away in Cape Town after a major joint operation. He was born in Cape Town on 27 March 1935. His father was a respected, true family GP in Sea Point, fondly remembered by former patients, including Stuart Saunders, former UCT Vice-Chancellor. John's friends remember his mother's charming hospitality. John adored her and visited her frequently from the USA. John excelled at St George's Grammar School, where he was head boy. He was an outstanding scholar and sportsman. He represented UCT in the 1st 15, and in the UK he played in the Combined London Hospitals rugby teams.

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