Dr. David Arthur Gregory

GREGORY, Dr. David Arthur…

It is with great sadness that we announce the passing of Dr. David Arthur Gregory, age 71, at his home on October 3, 2022, with family by his side. David was a devoted husband to Pamela and proud father to Christopher (Shannon), Heather (David), and Jennifer (David). His grandchildren Brielle, Ty, Owen, and Patrick brought pure joy to his life. He will be missed by his brother and sister-in-law, Jim and Sharon Gregory, as well as his nephews. David is predeceased by his father and mother, Arthur and Mary Gregory, as well as his sister and brother-in-law, Susan and Edward Brown.

David was born in Strathroy and raised in Ridgetown, Ontario before moving to London, Ontario to pursue a career in medicine at Western University. He was happiest spending time with his kids and grandchildren, attending the annual Rock & Gem shows in Denver and Tucson, and showing his latest meteorite finds to friends, family, and patients. David took great pride in his many unique collections, especially the meteorites on display at the Royal Ontario Museum. Ensuring the care of the patients in his medical practice was always a top priority in his life and he treated each of them as a member of his extended family. His quiet, humble, and caring personality will be greatly missed by all those who knew him.

We would like to thank his supportive friends and medical team Dr. Floyd, Dr. Hertwig, Dr. Egbujuo, Dr. Jones, Dr. Cheng, Dr. Ikafia, Dr. Kay, Dr. MacDonald, Dr. Sey, Dr. Dhaliwal, Dr. Hertzman, and Julie Campbell NP. A very special thanks goes out to Dr. Logan who guided him through his journey with constant hope and laughter. You will all be remembered by our family forever. Lastly, but certainly not least, we would like to thank our family friend, Kathy Gilchrist, for her kindness, support, and devotion to the medical practice over the last 27 years.

At David’s request, a public funeral service will not be held. Those wishing to honour his memory are asked to consider a donation to Another Chance Wildlife Rehabilitation. Donations can be made by e-transfer to anotherchance4u@hotmail.com, by mail to Another Chance Wildlife Rehabilitation, 98 Hemlock Street, St. Thomas, ON, N5R 1X9 or through the website www.anotherchancewildlife.ca. Arrangements entrusted with Cremation London & Middlesex, 519-858-2467. Online condolences shared at www.cremationlondon.com


  1. My sincerest condolences to your family at this time. Dr. Gregory was not only my doctor for 34 years but a dear friend. He always had time for me and loved to talk about his meteorite fines with me. He was so proud of his collections. I am going to miss him dearly. Someone so special like him can never be forgotten, may his soul rest in peace.
    Cherly (Yeo) Neville

  2. Thank you to Pam and family for sharing Dr Gregory with us. He gave us thorough and gentle care for many years. We are very grateful.

  3. Sorry for your loss he was a great man and a wonderful doctor he was like having a friend

  4. Pam and family. We are so sorry to hear that Dr. Gregory passed
    I have always held great respect for him. Always there to help.in the early years from meeting me at hospital with Scott.
    He was a great man.

  5. My condolences David was my doctor for many many years. He was a doctor for 6 months when l saw him first up until 4 years ago. Rip my friend

  6. I’m so sorry for your loss Jim. My condolences to you, Sharon and your whole family.

  7. Jennifer,
    I am so sorry. I hope that fond memories will bring you comfort. Please know that you are in my thoughts and prayers.

    Shelley Shipley (Bannerman)

  8. Dear Pam and family. Our deepest condolences. He was such a great man. We will miss him. Loved our talks about his meteorites and his family. We were blessed to have had him for a doctor. Heaven just got another special angel. We will keep you all in our prayers. Gloria Hiddink. Jewel and bill McKenzie.

  9. I am so saddened by his passing he was family in my eyes. I looked up to him for 40yrs and would have done anything for him. Rest in sweet peace my friend and fly to the stars. Will never forget you. Sincere condolences to his family I know he loved you all

  10. Dr. Gregory will forever be in my heart..He’s been my doctor for over 35yrs and always gave me the utmost respect and care.i trusted him with my life Through having my children to my severe back pain he never steered me wrong and got me the care I needed if he could not.
    I’m forever grateful for your care.

  11. I’m so sorry to hear about the passing of Dr. Gregory. He was my one and only Dr. He was so caring and compassionate. He was truly an amazing doctor.

  12. Thank you David for everything you did for me, you were the best doctor I ever had, and the best thing about you was that you listened.
    RIP Doc
    Thoughts to your family and friends 😥

  13. The most amazing, caring and more than willing to go out of his way Doctor I have ever known. He was God to my Mother and now my Mother has him with her. She will be so happy about that.

  14. He was a wonderful man and doctor. He took care of me and my kids for 30 years. He will be dearly missed. My prayers and condolences to the family.

  15. Our condolences to the family. Dr. Gregory cared for my late parents (Doug and Betty Groat) for many years and I know they always felt comfortable in his hands.

  16. Our deepest condolences and sympathies to Pam and all the family. We send prayers to get you through this very sad time. We had Dr. Gregory for many years. He helped us get through some very trying times. He was always a very kind and gentle person.
    May he Rest In Peace.

  17. It was an honour knowing this man. He has been my Dr. for 24 years… so my whole life… he was not only my doctor, he was my friend…

    He has saved me more than one could count…. He has made me laugh, made me cry, made me realize my self worth! I am beyond grateful he was able to meet my kids….. thank you for everything you have done for me and my family. You will be severely missed.

    Our condolences to the family!

    RIP Dr. Gregory ❤️

  18. Doctor Gregory was my family doctor sense 1983 for 39 years his his retirement, he had also been my parents doctor until there death 2002 and 2004 he was an awesome doctor and someone I could trust in for advice, extended condolences for Pam and the family, RIP. From the Orr’s Douglas,Patti, Bobby and Shelby

  19. Dr. Gregory was part of the family. I was fortunate enough to have him as my family doctor for his whole career. We will all miss him, He cared for us all.
    Pamela, my thoughts and condolences go out to you and your children.
    Judy Tunikaitis

  20. My greatest condolences. Dr. Gregory has been our family physician for decades and has looked after 3 generations of my family, since he took over Dr. Browm’s practice, when I was just a kid to looking after my kids. I actually was telling a story yesterday to my best friend on how he would regularly call my dad on a Sunday evening to tell him to adjust his meds; WHAT DOCTOR DOES THAT, NOT ENOUGH! I had so many conversations over the years about the science, which was very informative and I will deeply miss. There is not much other that can be said other than he will be deeply missed by me and my family, RIP!

  21. Our condolences to the family. Dr. Gregory was a wonderful doctor and we will truly miss him.

  22. Dr Gregory, you were a big part of our family you will never know how much we Appreciated you so very much. May you Rest In Peace.

    Love Darren, Cindy,Tanya, Aimee, Myles and all our grandkids

    The Pineau’s

  23. Respect to this man. I was an ER RN at STEGH, and spent a lot of time with this man in the 80’s and 90’s. We had some ridiculous shifts and saved a lot of lives together. He will be forever in my memories. Sad that such greatness has passed so young.
    Marcia Gartly

  24. Pam and family so sorry to here of David’s passing Pray that God will give you strength through this time Jim and Sharon Malott

  25. Sending my heartfelt condolences to Pam and family. He was my Dr for 40 years, he was also my husbands and kids Dr. He was a very kind man. He would often talk about his trips and Rock collection. He will be missed. Rest In Peace

  26. Sending my sincerest condolences to your family. Dr. Gregory was such a dedicated, knowledgeable and caring doctor and I feel so fortunate to have had him as my doctor for over 20 years. He never turned anyone away who needed care and was truly a gift to the medical profession. I’m thinking of you all with deepest sympathy.

  27. My Deepest most Sincere Sympathy and Condolences to you Pam and your family. I worked with Dr.Gregory when he worked the St.Thomas Walk In Clinic and he was such a pleasure to work with. I am very sorry to hear this. Rest In Peace Dr.Gregory.

  28. I am so very sorry to hear. I have been a patient of Dr. Gregory all my life (30 yrs). He was a very kind man and will be greatly missed.

  29. Sending my deepest condolences to your family. I was so fortunate to have Dr. Gregory as my family doctor for over 20 years. He was so dedicated, knowledgeable and caring. He never turned anyone away who needed care and was truly a gift to the medical profession. He will be remembered with heartfelt gratitude. Thinking of you all with deepest sympathy.

    Marina

  30. My condolences to Doc’s family a really great guy gone too soon may you RIP Doc .

  31. I am deeply saddened by this news. Dr. Gregory was my family doctor for over 40 years. You will be deeply missed by all that knew you.

    Condolences extended to his family during this difficult time.

    Thanks given to Dr. Gregory and Pam for taking care of me and my entire family for the last 40+ years.

  32. As I am sure many can recount I had the pleasure of having Dave as a doctor as well as a friend over the 35 years I knew him. Dave was the consummate professional on one hand and the old fashioned country doctor on the other
    I looked forward to our visits to hear tales of his latest meteorite or fossil.
    The world is diminished

  33. Dr gregory was my family doctor for over 30 yrs. The care and concern he gave me over the years was sevond to none. He was so kind. I offer my condolances to Cathy, Pam and family. He was a great man and will be sorely missed.

  34. My deepest condolences Pamela to you and all your family on Dave’s passing. I recall many fond memories of medical school and his warm and caring personality. He will be missed by you all and so many he touched in his life.

    With deepest sympathy

    Gary Tithecott

  35. Sincere condolences to all the family. Dave was a very caring and kind person and will be missed by many.

  36. Dear Pam, my sincere condolences to you & your family. Dr. Gregory was such a devoted physician who also became a friend. My love & prayers are with you.
    Rosemary wilson

  37. So very sorry for your loss. Dr. Gregory was my doctor for the entire 23 years of my life and he was more of a grandfather to me than a doctor. I was lucky enough to see him once a month for allergy needles for the better part of 4 years where he would tell me countless stories about his mineral collection but mainly he would tell me about how proud he was of his family. The Mold was certainly broken when they made that man and I am very lucky to say that I knew him.

  38. Dr Gregory, may you rest in peace. You will be greatly missed by my family. My sincere heartfelt condolences to the entire Gregory family ♥️

  39. My deepest condolences , Pam & family . Dr Gregory was so kind & caring , our family Doctor for 40 years , he will be so missed. Many house visits to us over the years , he was a very special Doctor & friend . Rest in Peace , Dr. Gregory .

  40. Sending condolences to the family. He was our family doctor for many years. He will be missed and never forgotten. Rest in peace certainly gone way to soon Many thanks to Kathy for her dedication . The Babcock family.

  41. Such a wonderful physician. When I would recount my visits to my Mom, she would advise me that I had a truly amazing Doctor for taking such care of me and my family. I am so sad that I didn’t get to express that to him personally. Thinking of you during this difficult time.

  42. Dear Pamela and family,
    I shared our early clinical training with Dave in a small group. Great memories and not so long ago. I am glad to learn he enjoyed family practice for over 40 years, and that patients loved him. I certainly felt from those early days that he had the right stuff for a career in medicine.
    Our sincere condolences as you and your family celebrate his life.
    Respectfully,
    Susan and Dr Peter Gleeson ,
    Family Practice ,
    Fort Erie.

  43. My condolences to you and your family Pam. Dr Gregory was an amazing doctor and actually delivered my 2 kids. He was amazing to my father Tom Smith until my dad’s death in 2021. He will never be forgotten. RIP ❤

  44. Sincere condolences to all the Gregory family. Wishing you love and strength in the times ahead.

    Neil & Deirdre

  45. Dr Gregory was an absolute wonderful doctor. He was there for me from my teen years until I moved to the states in my 40’s. He delivered my two sons and was there for me through some pretty rough times. RIP Dr Gregory. Sincere condolences
    Paul & Char Hansen

  46. To the Gregory family. Please accept our deepest sympathy with the passing of your wonderful husband, father, grandfather. I remember fondly his pride and love of his family and his excitement when he found a new “rock” He oversaw and took such good care of ourselves, our children and Pat’s mom for many years. We are deeply saddened by his passing and please accept our families condolences.

  47. Not only was Dr. Gregory my doctor for 40+ years I felt he was my friend as well…many a conversation was held once the reason for the office visit was handled..I also worked with him at St. Thomas General Hospital. He was kind and caring in his care of his patients..I will miss him for sure…
    Condolences to you, Pam, and your family…he will be greatly missed

  48. My condolences to Dr.Gregory’s family, friends and patients. He was an excellent family physician for and my family and me. Rest in peace.

  49. To the entire Gregory family &Kathy. Dr. Gregory was our family doctor for 40+years. He was very great through all of our good & trying times. I enjoyed our chats about his family & his rocks. He will be missed vert much. Sincere condolences to you all,
    Kathy Bostwick

  50. My sincere condolences to Jim. Pam and the Gregory family. They were our neighbors and friends for many wonderful years in Ridgetown. Thoughts and prayers are with the family

  51. Dear Pam, Chris, Heather, Jennifer & families,
    I will be forever grateful for the opportunity to work along side Dave & Pam for almost 27 years. What started as short term holiday coverage turned in to a lifelong friendship with your family. Dave was so many things to so many people. He was a mentor, a trusted confidant & a respected and caring physician who went above and beyond for so many patients over the years. Dave was humble and kind and did so many things behind the scenes to help patients in their time of need without looking for any recognition. I was fortunate to witness his many acts of kindness. His love of medicine was obvious as noted by so many patients. His love of meteorites was also a passion that he shared with so many patients & he was so happy that it was a passion he could share with Chris. Above everything it was his love of family that stood out to me. He was so proud of all of your accomplishments. When he became a grandfather he proudly shared pictures, videos and stories of what the kids said or did. He loved watching them grow.

    On this day of Thanksgiving, I give thanks for the 27 years we had together but I am truly saddened that our time together was cut short. Dave was an integral part of my family. He delivered & cared for my grandchildren. He watched them grow in to young adults. He cared for my husband, my sons & their families. He was family to us and we all loved and respected him.

    Rest In Peace Dave. ❤️

  52. I will be one of the many patient/friends that will miss having you in their lives, saw me through a lot of ups and downs over the almost 30 yrs I knew you. Rest In Peace. Respect.
    Condolences to Pam and family ty for sharing him with us all.

  53. Our sincerest condolences to the family of Dr. Dave Gregory. I was Dave’s roommate in Med School and Dave was always ready to help anyone in need. May he be in peace at the Right Hand of the Lord.

    Peter and Pamela Timmermans
    Family Practice
    Waupun Wisconsin

  54. My condolences to the Gregory family. David was a friend and colleague
    for almost 35 years in St. Thomas. It was a joy to converse with David and learn about his passions some of which have now become my passions. His memory will live on in many ways.

  55. Our most sincere condolences to the Gregory family, on the loss of the Doctor.
    A mentor, therapist, Dr, & friend.
    Most of all he was a genuine & sincere soul that will be missed terribly.
    RIP Dr Gregory.
    Susan & Steve Robertson & family. 💜

  56. We were among those who only knew Dr. Gregory through his reputation, and regret that time did not permit to have the opportunity to meet him personally in health. We heard many wonderful stories about him. Our deepest condolences to the family.

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