Slain Brigham doctor mourned as achiever who put patients first ← Related Article Visit The Boston Globe Share on Twitter Share on Facebook Comment on this Scroll to top of page Nearly a thousand people gathered to mourn the slain Brigham doctor on Friday. Joanne Rathe/Globe Staff Nearly a thousand people gathered to mourn Dr. Michaek Davidson Friday at Temple Beth Elohim in Wellesley. Davidson, 44, was shot to death Tuesday morning at the Brigham by 55-year-old Stephen Pasceri, who then took his own life, police said. Joanne Rathe/Globe Staff “I think if you asked him, he would have said his children were the greatest gifts he’s leaving on this earth,” Davidson’s wife said. Pictured: The funeral procession left Temple Beth Elohim in Wellesley. Joanne Rathe/Globe Staff Funeral-goers wore buttons bearing Davidson’s initials. Joanne Rathe/Globe Staff “There was no question he would go into medicine. He always wanted to fix people and make them better,” Davidson’s mother said. Pictured: The funeral procession. Susan R. Symonds/AP Mourners recalled a man who had wanted to be a cardiac surgeon from the time he was a litte boy; a tinkerer who dismantled a broken refrigerator the repairman couldn’t fix; a father who adored his three children and could not wait for the birth of his fourth, a daughter, due in April.