On Thursday March 14, 2019, Dr. Kenneth Shwaluk passed away at the age of 63.
Kenneth was born on February 11, 1956 in Shoal Lake, Manitoba. He received his Doctor of Dental Surgery from the University of Manitoba in 1982 and graduated from the University of Calgary Cumming School of Medicine in 1989.
Kenneth moved to Calgary, Alberta in 1984, where he focused on his passion for surgery, music, flying airplanes, painting and cars. He especially enjoyed collecting and restoring classic BMW cars. He had a keen attention for detail, which served him in dentistry, surgery and all of his hobbies. He expressed that he was happy he worked hard to help thousands of people over the years, as that was his destiny.
Kenneth was preceded in death by his father, William, and his mother, Jennie. He is survived by his siblings Daniel, Robert, Patrick, Theodore, Marion, Rosalie and Laura, as well as 5 nieces and 7 nephews.
In lieu of flowers, donations in Kenneth's memory may be made to bursaries for medical students at the University of Manitoba. Gifts may be made online at umanitoba.ca/giving or mailed to them directly.
Bursaries for Medical Students at the University of Manitoba
Alumni and Donor Relations, 200 - 137 Innovation Drive, University of Manitoba, Winnipeg MB R3T 6B6