Remembering Charles Malcolm Dickson, MD

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Major Charles Malcolm Dickson, MD died on May 11, 2020, with his loving wife Karen at his side. He was 80 years old.

Charlie attended the Lawrenceville School graduating in 1958 as the school president and was a star on the soccer and track teams. After leaving Lawrenceville, he attended Williams College, where he belonged to Kappa Alpha. He graduated with a degree in art history. 

He went on to Jefferson Medical College in Philadelphia and continued his education at Toronto Children’s Hospital specializing in pediatric anesthesiology. After graduating, he served as a Major in the United States Army, before spending 30 years as an anesthesiologist at Hartford Hospital and chief of anesthesia at Newington Children’s Hospital and the Connecticut Children’s Medical Center.

Charlie transitioned from his professional life to a 115-acre sheep farm in Granby where he and Karen enjoyed managing all aspects of the farm.

Charlie and Karen retired to his childhood community, Buck Hill Falls, Pa. in 2015 where he became an active member in that community. He loved to ski (downhill and cross-country), hike and was an avid fly fisherman.