A forensic pathologist who performs autopsies. After the organs are removed from the thoracic and abdominal cavities, what's left somewhat resembles a canoe.
"Gertrude, whose heretofore delicate beauty had ceased to continue living a few hours prior to the arrival of Inspector Lee Xiong 'Rusty' Fong, lay peacefully now among the daffodils and butterflies -- as well as among abundant evidence of foul play. Though Inspector Fong suspected he knew which wound would prove to be the fatal one -- that being the one that put two meters' distance between Gertrude's fourth and fifth cervical vertebrae -- he knew, nonetheless, that this was a case for the canoe-maker, Dr. Penelope 'Chui' Frankelburger."
n. The crew from either the coroner's office or the funeral home who go out and pick up corpses.
"Frieda presented to the E.R. with vague, flu-like symptoms, for which the E.R. doctor treated her vigorously, bringing to bear all of his august knowledge and skill, after which, the Bod Squad hauled her off for autopsy."