Dr. Bezeredi was born and raised in Hungary. After coming to Canada as a refugee, he enrolled in UBC medical school and graduated in 1960. He entered psychiatry training at the University of Michigan in Ann Arbor, and then returned to Vancouver and joined the Department of Psychiatry of UBC. He applied his knowledge of mental health in the Emergency Department of the Vancouver General Hospital. He practiced adult and forensic psychiatry, spanning a period of more than half a century. He retired as a Clinical Professor. He is deeply missed by his family.