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Larry Broadfield
August 24, 1956 - October 4, 2016
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<div itemprop="description">Larry Howard Broadfield born August 24, 1956, passed on October 4, 2016 after a long 9-year battle with cancer. He is survived by his loving wife, Sandra (nee Boyd), mother Marilyn Broadfield (Georgetown, ON), sister Linda (Rick) Johannes (Coto-de-Caza, California), son Michael Broadfield (Halifax, NS), daughter Lindsay (Kevin) Cato (Hamilton, ON). 3 nephews, Andrew, Kyle, and Benjamin, step-son Robert Lerette (Windsor, NS), step-granddaughters Kaleigh Lerette (Halifax, NS), and Jaya Lerette (at his home). He is also survived by his ex-wife Cheryl Broadfield (Halifax, NS), and pre-deceased by his father Louw Broadfield. He will also be missed by two aunts, Bobby and Connie, and 4 cousins, all in Ontario. He will be missed extremely by his two fur babies, Nikka and Mollie. <br> <br>Larry spent his career as an oncology pharmacist, practicing first in Hamilton, ON, until summer 2000. He then moved on to Cancer Care Nova Scotia (CCNS) in Halifax NS, until the time of his passing. Larry has made a number of significant contributions to oncology pharmacy practice both locally, nationally, and internationally. He has also made important contributions to the safe and efficient delivery of chemotherapy and other drug therapies for the treatment and supportive care for all types of cancer treatments. Larry was one of the founding fathers of both national (Canadian Association of Pharmacists in Oncology, CAPhO) and international (International Society of Oncology Pharmacy Practitioners, ISOPP) societies for oncology pharmacy. <br> <br>After several successful years within his administrative position at CCNS, he returned to community pharmacy, taking part time hours at Family Drug (PharmaChoice, Dartmouth, NS) in addition to his CCNS commitments. Further involvements included his teaching position at Dalhousie University, College of Pharmacy, and as a co-chairman of the Nova Scotia Health Authority Research and Ethics Board, among several other committees and teaching positions. <br> <br>In addition to his career and academic success, Larry was also involved in Scouts Canada, and the Sigma Chi Fraternity. In his later years, his hobbies grew to include curling and sailing. He was a lover of coffee, books, music, and other finer things in life. Larry was well known for his positive and optimistic outlook on life.</div>