Dr. Porimol Ranjan Goldsmith hailed from Khanapara, Guwahati, completed his MBBS from Assam Medical Hospital & College Dibrugarh in 1965. He completed MD from Patna in 1972, Doctorate of Tropical Medicine and Health from London in 1981. He was superintendent at Satribari Christian Hospital, Guwahati from 1967 to 1977 and was a doctor at IOC(AOD) Digboi from 1965 to 1967 with his late wife Ferrisbon Alleys Goldsmith.
He was associated with Emanuel Hospital Association in India, Landour Community Hospital as a medical superintendent at Mussoorie from 1977 to 1986 and did private practice and social services from 1986 to 2014 at Garhwal Hills in Uttarakhand. He was also medical consultant for the Tibetan community through the Tibetan Home Foundation in the said district. He was 78 and expired due to old age at GNRC Hospital at Six Mile, Guwahati on October 16. He has left behind 3 children Dr Ritalin Goldsmith, Dr Fredrich Goldsmith and Cynthia, son and daughter in-laws and grandchildren. On Friday at 2:00 pm the funeral services were done at his residence at Khanapara before the cremation at Nabagraha under the Baptist Church, Guwahati.
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