McDONALD o@ca.on.manitoulin.howland.little_current.manitoulin_expositor 2003-02-19 published
GRACE E. GALBRAITH
November 27, 1903 - February 14, 2003
Grace GALBRAITH, a resident of the Manitoulin Lodge, Gore Bay, died at the Lodge on Friday, February 14, 2003 at the age of 99 years. She was born in London, England, daughter of the late Edward and Emily (RAYNER) GRIFFIN and at the age of 8 years came to Stratford, Ontario with her brother and sister, through the Thomas Bernardo Child Care Organization. She later came to the Island and at the age of 14, lived and worked for William and Mable McDONALD at Providence Bay, until her marriage to James GALBRAITH on February 20, 1920. She and James raised their family on the 12th line of Campbell Township. In 1952, she and James moved to Espanola, and Ransford took over the family farm. James predeceased her in 1970, but she continued to live in Espanola until 1991, when she came to live at Manitoulin Lodge.
Grace enjoyed sewing, knitting, crocheting, tatting and canning. Loved and loving mother of Evelyn PATTISON (husband Warren LEGGE, predeceased 1972 and Jim PATTISON, 1986,) Lorma MIDDAUGH (husband Bill predeceased 2002,) Mildred McCORMICK (husband William predeceased 1998,) Leona SLOSS and husband Chester of Espanola and Ransford and his wife Lavina GALBRAITH of Mindemoya. Proud grandmother of 22 grandchildren, 46 great grandchildren and 35 great great grandchildren. Predeceased by brother Edward (Ted) GRIFFIN and sister Lilly GRIFFIN.
Friends called the Culgin Funeral Home from 1-2 pm on Monday, February 17, 2003. The funeral service was conducted at 2 pm with Reverend Frank HANER officiating. Spring interment in Mindemoya Cemetery. Culgin Funeral Home 282-2270.

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McDONALD o@ca.on.manitoulin.howland.little_current.manitoulin_expositor 2003-02-19 published
Andres KRAMER 1908-2003
Andres KRAMER (Andy to all his Friends,) came to Canada at the age of 18. Andy was born in Sonderburg, Denmark, December 14, 1908. Settled in Toronto, was employed by the Robt. Swipson Co. as a radio technician also doing house calls in the evenings. He met Walter BENNETT, soon to become his brother-in-law. Andy married Marguerite Jane BENNETT (Daisey to all her Friends,) in 1934 at South Baymouth, where Daisy was born. Wedding took place at Huron Lodge. They went to Denmark on their honeymoon, taking their car with them.
About ten years later they moved to New York, where Andy was employed by the BBC (British Broadcasting Corporation). The time they spent there was very enjoyable. Later they returned to Toronto. Andy attended the University of Toronto and graduated with honours as an electrical engineer. They returned to the USA and settled in Stanford County where Andy was employed by Audio Magnetics manufacturing recording tape. Their vacations were always returning to Manitoulin Island. Later they moved back to Toronto where Andy founded Kramer Magnetics 1963, manufacturing various types of recording tape. He engineered and built all the equipment personally. Eric STILLWAUGH, his great nephew was one of his first employees and remained with him until Kramer Magnetics was sold in 1971 after about 10 years of operation. They moved to South Baymouth, built a home and retired, only to start another home on South Bay waterfront, along with a hangar where he proceeded to build a home-built Mustang float plane. Andy had previously obtained his pilot's licence. The government inspector said it was the best plane he ever checked out. Daisey, Andy's wife passed away in May 1986. In 1994, he sold his house in South Baymouth and settled in a retirement home in Goderich. Andy eventually due to eye failure was not able to drive his car. However, his two nieces Joyce McDONALD and Lena SAUDERS taxied him when necessary. Andy passed away peacefully at Huronview Rest Home in Clinton, Ontario after spending eight years in Goderich Place. He is survived by Erling ANDERSON and Jutta KRAMER, Joyce McDONALD, Lena SANDERS, Helen McQUAT, Georgina STILLWAUGH, Kenneth BENNETT, and many nieces and nephews. He also had two nephews, Gerald LEHMAN and Haus KRAMER, both deceased. Andy also had one sister, Missa KRAMER (deceased.)

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McDONALD o@ca.on.manitoulin.howland.little_current.manitoulin_expositor 2003-03-19 published
Mary Elizabeth LANKTREE
Passed away peacefully on Sunday March 9, 2003 at the Salvation Army AR Goudie Eventide Home, Kitchener.
Mary (née MacDONALD) LANKTREE in her 85th year was the beloved wife of the late Harry LANKTREE (February 27, 1999.) Dear mother of Myrna TIDD of BC, Gloria PRIMEAU of Kitchener, June KAWA and her husband Larry of Val Caron, David LANKTREE and his wife Suzanne of Kitchener and Denise GILBERT and her husband Dana of Kitchener. Loving grandmother of twelve grandchildren and great-grandmother of nine. Dear sister of May KINSLEY, Minerva HALL, Annie McKINLEY. Predeceased by one brother Russell MacDONALD.
Mary's family received relatives and Friends on Tuesday March 11 at the Henry Walser Funeral Home, 507 Frederick Street, Kitchener. Funeral service was held on Wednesday March 12, 2003 in the chapel of the funeral home. Spring interment in Civic Cemetery, Sudbury. Visit www.obit411.com/968 for Mary's memorial.

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McDONALD o@ca.on.manitoulin.howland.little_current.manitoulin_expositor 2003-04-16 published
Lillian Milinda VINEY
In loving memory of Lillian Milinda VINEY, who passed away peacefully at Manitoulin Health Centre on Friday, April 11, 2003 at the age of 82 years.
Beloved wife of Charles VINEY. Dear mother of Shirley VINEY of Little Current, George VINEY of Manitowaning, Sandra and husband Bruce POPE of Manitowaning, Lyla VINEY of Orillia. Loved grandmother of Stephanie and Mark MacDONALD (fiancée Holly,) Andrew and Katherine POPE, Kimberley, Laura and Marianne MENARD. Special great grandmother of Jonathan and Jessica ORR, Justin, Destanie (BAILEY) and Liliana MacDONALD. Remembered by brother and sisters Violet HUBBARD- McALLISTER (predeceased,) Harry JAGGARD (wife Gladys predeceased,) Bessie LOCKYER (husband James predeceased,) Florence LENSON (husband Walter predeceased,) Madeleine CHARLTON (husband John predeceased), predeceased by sisters Beulah and Iris and parents Guy and Evalena JAGGARD. Sister-in-law of Harry VINEY, Ruth McCULLIGH (predeceased,) Lauretta McGILLIS (predeceased,) Grace HUNTER (predeceased,) Joyce and husband Howard HOLMES, Glenn and wife Margaret VINEY, predeceased by Joe, Bob and Edith. Will be missed by numerous nephews and nieces. Visitation was held Sunday, April 13, 2003. Funeral service was held Monday, April 14, 2003. Both at Knox United Church, Manitowaning. Burial in Hilly Grove Cemetery at a later date. Arrangements in care of Island Funeral Home.

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McDONALD o@ca.on.manitoulin.howland.little_current.manitoulin_expositor 2003-07-23 published
DROLET
-In loving memory of Frank.
Like gentle waves
Returning
To the sunlit shore...
Fond memories
Returning
To the heart once more.
-Lovingly missed by Bob, Marg, Heather and Dan McDONALD.

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McDONALD o@ca.on.manitoulin.howland.little_current.manitoulin_expositor 2003-08-20 published
Urbain Paul HEBERT
In loving memory of Urbain Paul HEBERT who passed away Tuesday afternoon, August 12th, 2003 at the Sudbury Regional Hospital-Laurentian Site at the age of 70 years.
Beloved husband of Shirley (née (TYSON DUGIT)) HEBERT of Killarney. Loving father of Sheila (husband Bob SIMONEAU) of Gogama, Laura (husband Harold WARD) of Sudbury, Leslie (wife Nicole) of Nova Scotia and Yvette (husband Murray TESSIER) of Chelmsford. Cherished grandfather of Michele (partner Mike), Paul, Anthony, Kevin, Peter, Natalie, Kelly, Taylor, Chris and Steven. Dear son of Joseph and Mary HEBERT both predeceased. Dear brother of Blanche McDONALD of Hamilton, predeceased by Raymond, Robert, Ella PITFIELD, Flora PROULX (husband Allan of Killarney,) Robina GRESCO and Elwood (wife Mandy of Providence Bay). Sadly missed by many nieces, and nephews. Born in Killarney where he married Shirley in 1960. He was the Junior Ranger Subforeman for 24 years as well as a commercial fisherman. He was an avid outdoorsman who enjoyed trapping, fishing and hunting. Urbain was an accomplished goalie having played competitive hockey for many years. Rested at Veteran's Memorial Hall, Killarney. Funeral Mass was held in St. Bonaventure Church Killarney on Saturday, August 16th, 2003 at 11 am. Cremation in the Parklawn Crematorium. Arrangements entrusted to the Lougheed Funeral Home.

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McDONALD o@ca.on.manitoulin.howland.little_current.manitoulin_expositor 2003-08-20 published
Lottie Mae McDONALD
In loving memory of Lottie Mae McDONALD, July 29, 1922 to August 14, 2003.
Lottie Mae McDONALD, a resident of Meadowview Apartments, Mindemoya, passed away at her residence on Thursday, August 14, 2003 at the age of 81 years. She was born in Gordon Township daughter of the late William and Sarah (STRAIN) SCOTT. Lottie Mae had been very active in her community, having been a member of the Horticultural Society, The Agricultural Society and a School Board Trustee for 18 years. She had many hobbies, including gardening, knitting, sewing, and quilting. Well known and respected in her community, she will be sadly missed by all who knew her. A loving mother, grandmother, sister and friend, many fond memories will be cherished. She was predeceased by her husband Jack McDONALD in 1984. Loving and loved mother of John and his wife Anita of Sioux Lookout, Peter and his wife Nancy of Kenora, Carey of Orillia, Penny and husband Milford of Barrie, Paul and his wife Christine of Sudbury and Adam and his wife Kathy of Mindemoya. Proud grandmother of Bonnie, Jason, Jacqueline, Sean, Jane, Casey, Scott, Lindsay, Ben, Kaitlyn and T.J. Dear sister of Beatrice BEANGE, Ted SCOTT (predeceased,) Margie BLACKBURN, Maria McDERMID, John SCOTT and Fred SCOTT. Friends called the Salem Missionary Church, Spring Bay, on Friday, August 15, 2003. The funeral service was conducted at the Church on Saturday, August 16, 2003 with pastor Al WILKINSON officiating. Interment in Providence Bay Cemetery. Culgin Funeral Home.

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McDONALD o@ca.on.manitoulin.howland.little_current.manitoulin_expositor 2003-11-19 published
Margaret "May" KINSLEY
In loving memory of Margaret "Kay" KINSLEY who died at Sudbury Memorial Hospital on Sunday, November 16, 2003 at the age of 87 years.
Former resident of Tehkummah, Orangeville and Sudbury. Born to Alex and Martha McDONALD on September 7, 1916. Predeceased by both husbands Clarence KINSLEY and Archie McLENNAN. Loved by her children, Florence and husband Gilbert PYETTE of Mindemoya, John and wife Jean of Mindemoya, Russell and wife Fern McLENNAN of Bradford, David KINSLEY of Tehkummah. Will be missed by her grandchildren, Rodney, Anita, Frank, Doug, Don, Mark, Dennis, Janice, Patty (Patricia). Predeceased by granddaughter Barb. Great grandmother of ten. Remembered by siblings, "Russell" (William Alexander)(predeceased) and wife
Kathleen McDONALD, Mary and husband Harry LANKTREE (both predeceased,) Minerva HALL
of Orangeville and Annie and husband Arther (predeceased) McKINLEY of Sudbury.
Visitation from 2-4 and 7-9 on Wednesday, November 19, 2003 and Funeral at 11: 00a.m. Thursday, November 20, 2003 all at Tehkummah Pentecostal Church. Burial in Hilly Grove Cemetery. Island Funeral Home.

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McDONALD o@ca.on.york_county.toronto.globe_and_mail 2003-01-03 published
Died This Day
Friday, January 3, 2003, Page R11
Charles McDONALD, 1884
Died in hospital day after being injured in rail disaster near Humber River, just west of Toronto; one of a trainload of Bolt Works' factory hands killed or hurt when runaway engine smashed into their train west of High Park Station; many others burned and mangled survived only days; lost two brothers in wreck; death toll eventually reached 31.

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McDONALD o@ca.on.york_county.toronto.globe_and_mail 2003-02-22 published
Walter Lenord Gordon FOSTER
Walter FOSTER died peacefully after a short illness at St. Michael's Hospital in his 80th year on February 19, 2003. Born in Toronto on June 9, 1923, Walter served in the Royal Canadian Air Force during the Second World War. Walter was a Charter dancer with the National Ballet of Canada, 1951-1953. He joined the Canadian Broadcasting Corporation in 1959, retiring in 1985, and serving in many roles including Classical Music Programming, Announcer and Benefits Counselor. Walter was predeceased by his life-long companion, David WALKER in May, 1994. Walter is survived by his beloved sister Anne, his brother Owen, and by many nephews and nieces and their children and grandchildren. Walter will be greatly missed by his dear friend Mary McDONALD and his neighbours Frances and Amber, Paul and Mary, Mike, Maddy, Heather and Nadine and by his friend Adrian. A memorial service will be held later in the Spring, after the release of Walter's remains by the School of Medicine, University of Toronto. Donations to St. Michael's Hospital or the Canadian Cancer Society.

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McDONALD o@ca.on.york_county.toronto.globe_and_mail 2003-02-22 published
Matthew Aylward MacDONALD
Passed away at home peacefully on February 19, 2003, having just turned 65 on December 12. Husband for 41 years to his great love, Marie, he will be sadly missed. Loving and devoted father of Mark (Cindy), Marlene (Jerome), and Marian (Robert). Papa to Johnny, Madeleine, Alexander, and Jamie. Survived by brother John. He will be missed by sisters-in-law Pat, Helen, Barbara Ann, and Anne; brothers-in-law Joe, John and Johnny. He will be remembered by his many nieces, nephews, Friends and neighbours. Matt enjoyed life thoroughly, participating in hockey and many other activities until his untimely death. Family and Friends will be received at the Trull Funeral Homes, 2704 Yonge Street, Toronto (between Lawrence and Eglinton Aves.) from 2-4pm and from 7-9pm on Friday, February 22, 2003. Funeral service on Saturday at 11am at Blessed Sacrament Roman Catholic Church, 24 Cheritan Ave. Family flowers only. In lieu, a donation in Matt's memory to Autism Society, Ontario, 1179 A King St. W., Suite 004, Toronto, Ontario M6K 3C5 would be appreciated. Funds will be given to the Summer Camp program for children with autism.

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McDONALD o@ca.on.york_county.toronto.globe_and_mail 2003-02-25 published
FOSTER, Walter Lenord Gordon
Walter FOSTER died peacefully after a short illness at St. Michael's Hospital in his 80th year on February 19, 2003. Born in Toronto on June 9, 1923, Walter served in the Royal Canadian Air Force during the Second World War. Walter was a Charter dancer with the National Ballet of Canada, 1951-1953. He joined the Canadian Broadcasting Corporation in 1959, retiring in 1985, and serving in many roles including Classical Music Programming, Announcer and Benefits Counselor. Walter was predeceased by his life-long companion, David WALKER in May, 1994. Walter is survived by his beloved sister Anne, his brother Owen, and by many nephews and nieces and their children and grandchildren. Walter will be greatly missed by his dear friend Mary McDONALD and his neighbours Frances and Amber, Paul and Mary, Mike, Maddy, Heather and Nadine and by his friend Adrian. A memorial service will be held later in the Spring, after the release of Walter's remains by the School of Medicine, University of Toronto. Donations to St. Michael's Hospital or the Canadian Cancer Society. Further information may be obtained from Dr. Adrian HILL at (416) 694-8438.

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McDONALD o@ca.on.york_county.toronto.globe_and_mail 2003-03-05 published
BOWER, John Stuart
Past President and Chairman of the Board of the W.C. Edwards Company Ltd., Past President and Director of the Canadian Lumbermen's Association
Passed away peacefully, at Carleton Lodge, Ottawa, on Sunday, March 2nd, 2003.
son of the late Dr. Ira BOWER and the late Eleanor JOHNSTON. Beloved husband of Claudette (Ranger). Devoted father to Sara (Greg McDONALD) and Bob (Anne.) Predeceased by son John (Joanna,) brother William and sister Mary STOATE.
Survived by grandchildren Ken, Heather, Andrew, Shawn, Adam and Alexander, and three great-grandchildren, Jaimee, Sydney and MacKenzie.
Stu was well known throughout the lumber industry. He served as Chairman of the Canadian Lumbermen's Association Wholesale and Export Bureau, and on the Association's Executive Committee and its Board of Directors. He was a member of the Royal Ottawa Golf Club for over 40 years.
Friends may visit at Tubman Funeral Homes, 1610 Roger Stevens Drive, Kars (east of Hwy. 416), on Thursday, March 6th between 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. Funeral Service will be held at Manotick United Church, Main Street, Manotick at 1 p.m. on Friday, March 7th.
Our deep appreciation to the staff of Carleton Lodge, especially the staff of Nepean Village, for their wonderful care. Their compassion and their love have helped us all through a difficult journey.
In lieu of flowers, if you wish, donations to Carleton Lodge, or to the Heart and Stroke Foundation would be appreciated.

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McDONALD o@ca.on.york_county.toronto.globe_and_mail 2003-03-08 published
BABICK MacDONALD, Mary
Passed away on March 6, 2003, at the age of 67 at Saint Mary's Hospital. Beloved wife of Lee Wm. MacDONALD. Sister of Donald BABICK (Jacqueline.) Aunt of Nancy (Mark BRENNAN) and Todd (Erin DYER.) She will also be sadly missed by Brad-Lee MacDONALD, Lee (3rd) MacDONALD and David MacDONALD and their families as well as by her sister-in-law Ruth BAIRD and her great-nephews Joshua and Isaac. Visitation at the Mount Royal Funeral Complex, 1297 Chemin de la Foret, Outremont (514) 279-6540 on Saturday, March 8, 2003, and Sunday, March 9, 2003, from 2 to 5 pm and 7 to 9 pm and two hours prior to service on Monday, March 10, 2003. Funeral service to be held in the chapel of the complex at 1 pm. Donations in her memory may be made to Saint Mary's Hospital Centre, 3830 Lacombe, Montreal, H3T 1M5 in care of Dr. J.F. PRCHAL, Chief of Oncology. Your condolences to the family may be forwarded to www.everlastinglifestories.com

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McDONALD o@ca.on.york_county.toronto.globe_and_mail 2003-03-14 published
Thomas MacDONALD
By Joan ROBINSON Friday, March 14, 2003 - Page A24
Father, husband, caterer. Born November 12, 1915, in Liverpool, England. Died January 25, in Ottawa, of a stroke, aged 87.
Tom MacDONALD was the third of nine children born to William and Mary Ellen MacDONALD. The family emigrated from England to Canada in 1924 and settled in Kingston, Ontario With the outbreak of the Second World War, Tom and his four brothers joined the Armed Forces. Tom enlisted in the Canadian Army on January 25, 1940. He was assigned as batman/driver to Lieutenant-General H. D. R. CRERAR. In 1944, the Kingston Whig Standard featured a photo of "Cpl. T. McDONALD" sewing an extra pip on CRERAR's uniform, marking his promotion to full General; CRERAR was then Commander of the First Canadian Army. During those war years, Tom served with the general in Italy, Sicily, the Netherlands, Belgium, North Africa, France and Germany. One of his duties was to prepare the general's meals; he became proficient at obtaining and preparing reasonable meals with scant resources. It was during this time that he developed a keen interest in food preparation.
After the war, Tom remained in the army. Although he had no professional training, his natural flair for food preparation and presentation led to his employment in Ottawa by National Defence Headquarters as organizer and caterer of official banquets and what was known as "the cocktail party circuit." On a private basis, the United States Embassy also employed him in this capacity.
Among his effects are letters of appreciation from Ambassador Livingston MERCHANT of the U.S. Embassy and one from then-president Dwight EISENHOWER, thanking Tom for his efforts during the Second World War, as well as his contributions during two presidential trips to Ottawa. It concludes: "With best wishes to a former comrade-in-arms."
During this time he also accompanied General CRERAR on official business trips, wherein his role was to assist in the personal needs of the CRERAR family. Many of these trips were to major Canadian cities but in 1947, Tom accompanied General CRERAR on a trade development mission to Hawaii, Hong Kong, Tokyo and Manila. His last international trip took place in the 1960s when, in a similar role, he travelled to Cyprus with a delegation headed by Minister of Defence Paul HELLYER.
In 1965, he was honourably released from the army. He then assumed the position of steward at 24 Sussex Drive. He served with Prime Minister Lester PEARSON from 1965 to 1968 and with Prime Minister Pierre TRUDEAU from 1968 to 1975. He was again responsible for the organization of formal banquets and other entertainment. On one such occasion, a photo much prized by Tom's English mother shows him in formal dress, standing ready to serve the Queen Mother.
Although officially retired in 1975, he maintained his interest in cooking both in his private catering business and at home. He was a lively, fun-loving man and with his wife, Verena, hosted many memorable parties wherein his love of people and sense of humour had full rein.
Tom was proud of his country, his city and his war service. He could be moved to tears by memories of his war years and every year that he was physically able he marched in the Veteran's Day parade wearing his war medals.
In his declining years, he was comforted by the care and companionship of his family and Friends. At Uncle Tom's funeral they volunteered their special memories of him. There was much laughter and few tears as befitted the man. The music of his favourite song We'll Meet Again concluded the ceremony -- sung, of course, by Vera LYNN. He will be missed by many, including nieces, nephews, Friends and surviving comrades-in-arms.
Joan is Tom MacDONALD's niece.

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McDONALD o@ca.on.york_county.toronto.globe_and_mail 2003-03-14 published
Thomas MacDONALD
By Joan ROBINSON Friday, March 14, 2003 - Page A24
Father, husband, caterer. Born November 12, 1915, in Liverpool, England. Died January 25, in Ottawa, of a stroke, aged 87.
Tom MacDONALD was the third of nine children born to William and Mary Ellen MacDONALD. The family emigrated from England to Canada in 1924 and settled in Kingston, Ontario With the outbreak of the Second World War, Tom and his four brothers joined the Armed Forces. Tom enlisted in the Canadian Army on January 25, 1940. He was assigned as batman/driver to Lieutenant-General H. D. R. CRERAR. In 1944, the Kingston Whig Standard featured a photo of "Cpl. T. McDONALD" sewing an extra pip on CRERAR's uniform, marking his promotion to full General; CRERAR was then Commander of the First Canadian Army. During those war years, Tom served with the general in Italy, Sicily, the Netherlands, Belgium, North Africa, France and Germany. One of his duties was to prepare the general's meals; he became proficient at obtaining and preparing reasonable meals with scant resources. It was during this time that he developed a keen interest in food preparation.
After the war, Tom remained in the army. Although he had no professional training, his natural flair for food preparation and presentation led to his employment in Ottawa by National Defence Headquarters as organizer and caterer of official banquets and what was known as "the cocktail party circuit." On a private basis, the United States Embassy also employed him in this capacity.
Among his effects are letters of appreciation from Ambassador Livingston MERCHANT of the U.S. Embassy and one from then-president Dwight EISENHOWER, thanking Tom for his efforts during the Second World War, as well as his contributions during two presidential trips to Ottawa. It concludes: "With best wishes to a former comrade-in-arms."
During this time he also accompanied General CRERAR on official business trips, wherein his role was to assist in the personal needs of the CRERAR family. Many of these trips were to major Canadian cities but in 1947, Tom accompanied General CRERAR on a trade development mission to Hawaii, Hong Kong, Tokyo and Manila. His last international trip took place in the 1960s when, in a similar role, he travelled to Cyprus with a delegation headed by Minister of Defence Paul HELLYER.
In 1965, he was honourably released from the army. He then assumed the position of steward at 24 Sussex Drive. He served with Prime Minister Lester PEARSON from 1965 to 1968 and with Prime Minister Pierre TRUDEAU from 1968 to 1975. He was again responsible for the organization of formal banquets and other entertainment. On one such occasion, a photo much prized by Tom's English mother shows him in formal dress, standing ready to serve the Queen Mother.
Although officially retired in 1975, he maintained his interest in cooking both in his private catering business and at home. He was a lively, fun-loving man and with his wife, Verena, hosted many memorable parties wherein his love of people and sense of humour had full rein.
Tom was proud of his country, his city and his war service. He could be moved to tears by memories of his war years and every year that he was physically able he marched in the Veteran's Day parade wearing his war medals.
In his declining years, he was comforted by the care and companionship of his family and Friends. At Uncle Tom's funeral they volunteered their special memories of him. There was much laughter and few tears as befitted the man. The music of his favourite song We'll Meet Again concluded the ceremony -- sung, of course, by Vera LYNN. He will be missed by many, including nieces, nephews, Friends and surviving comrades-in-arms.
Joan is Tom MacDONALD's niece.

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McDONALD o@ca.on.york_county.toronto.globe_and_mail 2003-03-19 published
MacDONALD, Shirley Kathleen
In memory of our Mom who died March 19, 1998. It's been 5 years since you've been gone. Time has made the emptiness more bearable, but we will always miss you and always love you. Thinking of you today and everyday....Nancy, Kathleen, Christine and Paula.

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McDONALD o@ca.on.york_county.toronto.globe_and_mail 2003-03-20 published
Andre HAMER
By Nancy Hamer STRAHL, Art McDONALD and Patty CARSON
Thursday, March 20, 2003 - Page A24
Husband, father, family man, scientist, traveller. Born January 17, 1968, in Oshawa, Ontario Died February 2 in Ottawa, of colon cancer, age 35.
Andre came from a family where education came naturally. He was raised in a stimulating environment, by loving parents who fostered his natural curiosity and provided him with ample learning opportunities by 17, Kant and Nietzsche were his bedtime favourites. Andre was very proud of his Belgian ancestry and visited his family's homeland many times. He and his sister loved to travel and shared this love during the teenage years -- from visiting the top of the Alps to the dismantling of the Berlin Wall.
He studied at the University of Toronto, and later earned an M.Sc. and PhD in experimental physics from Queen's University in Kingston where he met his future wife, Rosalie McKENNA. A mutual friend thought they would be perfect for each other (because they both loved old movies) and arranged for them to meet. It was February 9th -- and it was love at first sight. The clincher came when Andre said "Get it, got it, good!" and Rosalie immediately recognized the line from an old Danny Kaye movie. For Valentine's Day, Rosalie sent Andre a single red rose.
When they were married, their reception was held in the grand "train" room in Ottawa's Museum of Science and Technology. It was perfect. In the background was man's testament to our quest for knowledge and in the foreground (like an old movie with Doris Day singing Que sera, sera) were two young lovers alighting from the train, beginning life's journey.
That life journey soon included fatherhood. Andre was patient and loving with Patrick and Michael. He read to the boys each day, passing on his love of reading.
Andre loved science and he was particularly good at experimental science. Everything he did was done to completion, starting with innovative concepts and continuing to the finished product that did its intended job 100 per cent -- nothing less. He was regarded as one of the very best young particle astrophysicists in the world. He played a central role in the success of the Sudbury Neutrino Observatory, thus contributing directly to our current knowledge of the universe. Andre developed the central calibration device for the Sudbury Neutrino Observatory experiment for his doctoral thesis at Queen's University, carried out major analyses essential for Sudbury Neutrino Observatory's success as a post-doctoral fellow at Los Alamos National Laboratory in New Mexico and presented the major results from Sudbury Neutrino Observatory at the American Physical Society meetings in April, 2002. His legacy in science continues as his contributions are used every day by his colleagues at Sudbury Neutrino Observatory.
Andre lived by his personal motto "L'espoir fait vivre" (hope gives life). He loved to listen to his mother's inspiring stories of Grandmother Lea's use of this motto during their fight to survive the Second World War. Throughout his difficult struggle with cancer, Andre maintained a balance between his intellectual pursuits and caring for his spiritual and physical self. Two days before his untimely death, he was reading articles that summarized our current knowledge of the universe from its most microscopic regions to its farthest distances. Later on, he watched an inspirational video about nature with his son. He and his son Patrick talked about how they would climb mountains and build bridges over the rivers.
On February 7, his family (including some from Belgium), Friends old and new, and colleagues (from as far away as New Mexico), gathered to mourn the passing of a gentle soul and a great scientist. His coffin was adorned with a single red rose. On March 8, his third son, Andre Luc McKenna HAMER, was born.
Nancy is Andre's sister, Art his thesis advisor, Patty his sister-in-law.

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McDONALD o@ca.on.york_county.toronto.globe_and_mail 2003-04-24 published
Died This Day -- Lucy Maud MONTGOMERY, 1942
Thursday, April 24, 2003 - Page R9
Writer born on November 30, 1874, at Clifton, Prince Edward Island educated at Prince of Wales College and Dalhousie University in 1908, wrote Anne of Green Gables, followed by seven sequels and the Emily trilogy; also wrote approximately 500 short stories, 450 poems and The Island Hymn, an ode to Prince Edward Island in 1911, married Reverend Ewan MacDONALD and moved to village near Uxbridge, Ontario; left 5,000 pages of unpublished diaries; died in Toronto.

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McDONALD o@ca.on.york_county.toronto.globe_and_mail 2003-05-02 published
Laurence OLIVER
By Catherine OLIVER Friday, May 2, 2003 - Page A22
Born August 3, 1901, in Eniskillen Township, county Lambton, Ontario. Died December 28, 2002, in Petrolia, Ontario, of natural causes, aged 101.
Those of us who were lucky enough to be born in Petrolia, Ontario, or the surrounding area refer to ourselves proudly as "hard-oilers." Laurence was born on a farm on the 12th line of Eniskillen Township he was a real hard-oiler.
He remembered the hard work on the farm, especially pushing the plow up the hills behind the horse. He told me that maybe if the farm had been flatter, he might have stayed on and made his living on the farm. He did like the making of maple syrup in the spring, probably because he had such a sweet tooth. As long as he could drive, he always went to the maple-syrup festival in Alvinston each spring, and would buy big gallon tins of maple syrup to share with us.
He completed Grade 8, but did not go further in school. He worked on the farm and in the 1920s, he was out West on the harvest excursions threshing grain; he also worked on the Great Lakes boats. In 1922 he followed the Petrolia tradition of leaving to look for work in the oil fields and left for California where he remained until 1926 learning to drill for oil.
From 1927 to 1930, he was in Venezuela, where he told me he drilled the third oil well in Lake Maracaibo. At that time, it was quite common for Petrolia men to be overseas in the oil business.
Laurence spent most of the 1930s in Trinidad, also drilling for oil. He was a young man with some money, and I think he enjoyed himself. Margaret McDONALD, who became his wife (and my mother,) visited mutual Friends in Trinidad during this time, and there are some snapshots of the two of them together, looking quite friendly.
During the Second World War, he drilled in Canada, and he remembered the 40-below-zero weather drilling in the open pit iron mines in northern Ontario. They drilled the holes for blasting to get the iron ore out for the war effort.
From 1946 to 1966 he was employed by International Water Supply, drilling for water. He got married in 1946; I was born in 1948. He was briefly in Israel in 1952 but was mostly in Venezuela during the 1950s. My mother and I visited him there three times. During the 1960s he was in Ontario, and retired from International Water Supply in 1966.
After this retirement, the United Church sent him to India for a year to drill water wells as part of a food-production program. I believe it was the only time he had missionary listed as his occupation on a visa. He had short-term jobs in Guyana, Venezuela, and Niger. He finally retired for a second and final time in After this second retirement, he travelled to visit me in exotic spots like Wawa, Ontario, and he also travelled to Las Vegas to gamble; his favourite game was blackjack. He was part of a regular poker game in the back of one of the restaurants in Sarnia for several years. I can well imagine he must have been a good poker player, since the Olivers were not noted for showing emotion. He surprised his physician by recovering almost completely from a broken hip at the age of 93; he continued to walk uptown to the post office and Tim Hortons, with the aid of only a cane. He also continued to drive until he was 96.
Laurence was the cause of a wonderful party for his 100th birthday in August, 2001. We chartered a boat and cruised the St. Clair River with more than 100 Friends and relatives. After the party, he paid me the best possible compliment by telling me it was just like the old days.
My dad was a very honest, hardworking man. As far as we know, he was the last of the drillers who left Petrolia to drill all over the world. Thus his death truly marks the end of an era.
Catherine OLIVER is the daughter of Laurence OLIVER.

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McDONALD o@ca.on.york_county.toronto.globe_and_mail 2003-05-15 published
Maker of men: 'The Chief' ran Kilkoo Camp for Boys
For 25 years, Ontario educator ran a wilderness camp for boys and then helped launch Toronto's Greenwood College
By Allison LAWLOR Thursday, May 15, 2003 - Page R9
John LATIMER's idea of a perfect evening was visiting with young campers in their cabins at Kilcoo Camp, telling stories and listening to tales of their day's adventures.
"You haven't seen the Pied Piper in action until you saw John in action," said his long-time friend David HADDEN, the head of Lakefield College School, a private school in Lakefield, Ontario "The kids just loved him."
Mr. LATIMER's life-long love of Kilcoo Camp, the Ontario boy's camp he directed for more than 25 years, began in 1938. At the age of 8, Mr. LATIMER arrived at Kilcoo, located on the shores of Haliburton's Gull Lake, about two hours' drive northeast of Toronto, as a young camper.
He loved the outdoors and became an accomplished canoeist. After several years as a camper, Mr. LATIMER moved on to become a leader-in-training, counsellor and program director at the camp. Then in the fall of 1955, he bought the camp and became its director.
Mr. LATIMER, along with his wife Peggy, directed Kilcoo until 1981. It was as director of Kilcoo that he became known as "Chief" a name that stuck with him throughout his life. After retiring from Kilcoo, he had a cottage built beside the camp and remained active in camp life and as a well-known face to the young campers. Not long after stepping down as the camp's director, Mr. LATIMER's eldest son, David LATIMER, took over and continues to direct the camp.
Mr. LATIMER later wrote a book called Maker of Men: The Kilcoo Story, about the place he loved so much. He also co-authored a camp-counsellor's handbook. With his wide smile and keen interest in people, Mr. LATIMER captured people with his enthusiasm.
"He just had this special gift," said Mr. HADDEN, who considers Mr. LATIMER his mentor and the reason he pursued a career working with young people. "No one I know has had a greater capacity to love so many people."
Mr. HADDEN added: "He had the ability to touch people's souls, really I believe that."
John Robert LATIMER was born on October 13, 1930, in Toronto. After graduating from Lawrence Park Collegiate Institute in north Toronto, he went on to radio school. He completed his training and went to work as an announcer at private radio stations in Guelph, Ontario, and Stratford, Ontario, before joining the Canadian Broadcasting Corporation in Toronto. At the public broadcasting corporation, he worked in the film department but continued to spend his summers at Kilcoo Camp.
"I think he worked to go to Kilcoo," said his long-time friend John KENNEDY.
At a party of camp Friends, he met his future wife Peggy MacDONALD. The couple married on April 29, 1961, and later had three sons, who grew up around the camp.
Not long after retiring as director of Kilcoo in 1981, Mr. LATIMER went to work in the Ontario government's Office of Protocol.
"He never had any intention of retiring," his wife Peggy LATIMER said. "He always said he didn't like golfing."
As acting chief of protocol, Mr. LATIMER was responsible for making sure visits to the province by the Royal Family and heads of state ran smoothly.
In his role, Mr. LATIMER and his wife had occasion to meet the Queen, Prince Philip, the late Queen Mother and several other members of the Royal Family. The Duchess of York, Sarah FERGUSON, spent time at Kilcoo Camp learning how to paddle a canoe.
From the Ontario government, Mr. LATIMER went to Royal St. George's College, a private boys' school in Toronto, where he was headmaster from 1988 to 1996. About three years ago, Mr. LATIMER and his son David sat down with Richard WERNHAM, a lawyer and entrepreneur who made millions selling his mutual-fund company Global Strategy, to talk about their dream of starting up a private school in Toronto.
Together they, along with Mr. WERNHAM's wife Julia WEST, founded Greenwood College School (the school was named in honour of Mr. LATIMER's mother, Zetta GREENWOOD.) The school, which emphasizes not only academic achievement but the student's emotional, social and physical development, opened last September.
"He fully believed in leadership and building leaders," said David LATIMER, who is the school's director of community life. "He always believed that through leadership, all kids could be helped."
An active member of the school, John LATIMER served on the school's board of directors and took part in interviewing hundreds of prospective students for the school's first year.
Having founded the school, which fulfilled a long-time dream, Mr. LATIMER pursued another goal. He got tickets for his first rock concert. Sitting in the 11th row of the Rolling Stones concert in Toronto last year was a spry man in his 70s, said his son David.
Known as a prankster, Mr. LATIMER's jokes ran from sending dead flowers on a birthday, to filling a room full of balloons, to placing a strange object in a bed.
Mr. KENNEDY can remember finding a plastic rose in his lush rose garden at his home in British Columbia and opening up his suitcase after a trip with Mr. LATIMER to find hundreds of packages of matches tucked away in shirt pockets, socks and underwear.
About three years ago, Mr. KENNEDY and his wife joined the LATIMERs on a trip to Disneyland in California. The two couples spent three days going on every ride, and exploring every exhibit.
"He revelled in it -- he loved it," Mr. KENNEDY said of the trip. "If there is such thing as an inner child, he had it."
Mr. LATIMER, who died in Toronto on April 22 after a short battle with cancer, leaves Peggy, his wife of 42 years, their three sons David, Jeffrey and Michael, and grandchildren Tori, Thomas, T. J. and Charlie.
"I do not regret leaving this Earth... because my life has been utterly fantastic," Mr. LATIMER said not long before he died.

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McDONALD o@ca.on.york_county.toronto.globe_and_mail 2003-05-26 published
Eileen KRIEGER
By Lesley KRIEGER, Karen McDONALD and Bob SILVERMAN Monday, May 26, 2003 - Page A14
Daughter, granddaughter, niece, sister, dancer, student leader. Born January 5, 1981, in Ridgeway, Ontario Died January 20, near Belleville, Ontario, in a car accident, aged 21.
Eileen grew up in a small town where she spent most of her time either dancing at her mother's dance studio or running wild on her grandmother's farm. "Eileen the Bunny Queen" was an early nickname that reflected her love of rabbits. But she spent time with more that just rabbits -- there were also all of those raccoons, squirrels, chickens, turkeys and, of course, horses. Later, she even managed to integrate cats, dogs and rabbits into her university life.
She grew into a beautiful young woman with a dazzling smile and what seemed to be boundless energy. She once told her housemate that she found sleep boring. As she matured she became immersed in myriad activities but family remained at the centre of her life. She was a loving daughter to her father Charlie, and a mentor to her younger brother Karl and sister Meaghan.
Eileen's interests and those of her mother meshed to a greater extent than they do for many mothers and daughters. One of those passions was dance. Her final performances were in Casa Del Sol, Spain. An extraordinary bonding took place among the dance Friends as they travelled and worked together.
Eileen's high school years left their mark on her teachers. One teacher, Ken GIBBONS, found working closely with her at the student leadership camp to be "a joy and learning experience for me. She was a natural teacher who knew the material and showed a genuine concern for those she was leading. The greatest thrill for a teacher is to know even one person like Eileen." Hugh O'BRIAN, founder of Hugh O'Brian Youth Leadership, recalls Eileen's qualities at the World Leadership Congress, calling her "a true achiever and a great representative of Canada."
This straight-A student somehow managed to spend a year as president of her high-school student council, stay involved in sports, and receive the 1999 Award for Excellence and the Principal's Leadership Award before entering Queen's University in 2000 where she majored in Development Studies and Sociology.
While at Queen's she took a job as a waitress at Summerhill (the principal's official residence, which is used for entertaining). There, her poise, self-confidence and engaging personality resulted in her meeting and getting to know many people, including members of Queen's Board of Trustees, honorary-degree recipients, and Members of Parliament.
From her first year on campus Eileen became involved in the Canadian Student Leadership Conference (now known as Withinsight) which is a Queen's student-run initiative. This annual conference takes place in Ottawa and attracts students from across the country who come to hear government, business and other community leaders speak or lead workshops. It was at that conference one year, that Eileen met Richard, who became her true love.
Eileen became the national director of the 2003 conference, but she did not get to see the results of her hard work; the accident that took her life occurred three days before the conference was to begin. Her executive team members were devastated by her loss but came together to run a very successful conference in her honour. In future conferences, there will be an annual award offered in her name.
Upon hearing of her death, Al FISHER, a professor of music at Queen's, wrote: "I found her (to be) a vital, intelligent and accomplished young person. The cruelty of a sudden, violent death for such a treasure is profoundly numbing."
Lesley KRIEGER is Eileen's mother, Karen McDONALD her aunt; Bob SILVERMAN, Dean of Arts and Science at Queen's, a friend.

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McDONALD o@ca.on.york_county.toronto.globe_and_mail 2003-05-31 published
MacDONALD, Stewart A. (B.Com., Acadia '49)
Born Bridgewater, Nova Scotia December 17, 1923, died Toronto May 24, 2003 of emphysema. World War 2 Flying Officer, Royal Canadian Air Force Ferry Command attached to Royal Air Force 1942-45. Trustee Emeritus The Quetico Foundation. Having started with the Royal Bank of Canada in 1940, after the war and university he rejoined the bank from which he retired in New York City in 1983. He leaves behind his beloved wife Donna and brother Lt. Col. (ret'd) John MacDONALD of Ottawa, sister Jean HULL of Glace Bay, Nova Scotia and many nieces and nephews scattered across this continent whose careers and activities he followed with interest. Loyal always to his many Friends, family and company, he was a truly decent man. At his request, cremation, no funeral service. Memorial gathering at a future date in Cape Breton.

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McDONALD o@ca.on.york_county.toronto.globe_and_mail 2003-06-28 published
BEST, Winnifred McDonald
Winn BEST died peacefully on June 24, 2003, at the age of 95. Loving mother of Catherine CARTER (Donald) of Kingston and Michael BEST (Patti) of Waterloo. Beloved grandmother of Ian CARTER (Chrissie YAO), Colin CARTER (Toni THORTON), Gillian BEST, David BEST and Kerri BEST and great-grandmother to Nathan CARTER. Loving aunt to Elizabeth McDONALD (Ken WEST) and Anne HILLMER and her children Victoria and Andrew. Special friend to Norbert MacKENZIE. Predeceased by her husband John BEST, her brother Murray McDONALD and her sister-in-law and best friend, Catherine McDONALD. Winn lived for her family and Friends, her warmth and empathy will not be forgotten. A memorial service will be held at the church that she grew up in, St. Andrew's Presbyterian Church, 9860 Keele Street, Maple, Ontario, on Thursday, July 3, 2003 at 1: 30 p.m. Donations in memory of Winn may be made to St. Andrew's Presbyterian Church, 9860 Keele Street, Maple, Ontario L6A 1R6.

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McDONALD o@ca.on.york_county.toronto.globe_and_mail 2003-07-07 published
BOYD, Nancy (Muff) Graham
Born in Toronto on September 12, 1924 and died in Toronto on Saturday, July 5, 2003. She had multiple sclerosis for over forty years and her death was due to the complications resulting from this disease. She faced life and her health affliction with great courage and fortitude and never once complained. She attended school at King's Hall, Compton in Quebec in the Class of 1942. Muff served in the Royal Canadian Air Force 1944-1945 and was stationed in Montreal, Brandon and Patricia Bay. Daughter of the late John A. BOYD and Billie Buntin BOYD. Much loved sister of John A. (Sandy) BOYD and great friend of his wife, Gloria. Greatly missed by her three nieces, Nicky Cameron, Georgia (Craig RENNICK) and Ginny (Neil MacDONALD,) along with their six children: Boyd, Gillian, Rachel, David, Elise and Brianna. Cremation has taken place. A funeral service will be held at the Humphrey Funeral Home - A. W. Miles Chapel, 1403 Bayview Avenue (south of Eglinton Avenue East), on Thursday, July 10, 2003 at one o'clock. In lieu of flowers and in memory of Muff, donations may be made to either the Multiple Sclerosis Society of Canada, 250 Bloor Street East, Toronto M4W 3P9 or to Georgian Bay Land Trust, 2482 Yonge Street, P.O. Box 99, Toronto M4P 3E3.

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McDONALD o@ca.on.york_county.toronto.globe_and_mail 2003-08-06 published
Linda STEARNS: 1937-2003
As ballet mistress and artistic director of the esteemed Montreal company, she nurtured personality, flair and a risk-taking approach to dance
By Paula CITRON Wednesday, August 6, 2003 - Page R5
In the cutthroat, competitive world of dance, Linda STEARNS was an anomaly. As artistic director of Les Grands Ballets Canadiens, she never played games or held grudges. Whether good or bad news, she bluntly told her dancers what they had to hear, and in return, her open-door policy allowed them to vent their own feelings. National Ballet of Canada artistic director James KUDELKA, who spent almost a decade as a member of Les Grands Ballets, likens her approach to wearing an invisible raincoat upon which unhappy dancers spewed their venom. At the end of their tirades, she would serenely remove the garment and say, "Now let's talk."
Linda STEARNS died at her home in Toronto on July 4, at age 65.
She was born into privilege on October 22, 1937. Her father, Marshal, was an investment broker; her mother, Helen, was heavily involved in charity work. The family lived in the posh Poplar Plains area of central Toronto, where Ms. STEARNS attended Branksome Hall.
Despite their wealth, the STEARNS children (Linda, Nora and Marshal) were expected to earn their own livings. Helen STEARNS had studied dance in her youth, but a career was never an option. When eldest daughter Linda showed a strong talent, history might have repeated itself had not Marshal Sr. set aside his reservations after seeing his daughter perform.
After graduating from high school, Ms. STEARNS went to London and New York for advanced training. It was the great Alexandra Danilova, one of Ms. STEARNS's New York teachers, who pointed the young dancer in the direction of the upstart Les Grands Ballets Canadiens. Ms. STEARNS joined Les Grands in 1961, and was promoted to soloist in 1964. In a Who's Who of Entertainment entry, Ms. STEARNS was once listed as joining the company in 1861, and she liked to joke that, at 103 years, she held the record for the longest time spent in the corps de ballet. In fact, one of Ms. STEARNS's hallmarks was her sense of humour, much of it at her own expense.
Les Grands was known for taking dancers who did not necessarily have perfect ballet bodies, but had personality and flair, a policy Ms. STEARNS continued during her own administration.
Although Ms. STEARNS had very unballetic, low-arched feet, she was a fine classical dancer. She excelled, however, in the dramatic repertoire: Mother Courage in Richard Kuch's The Brood, or the title role in Brydon Paige's Medea. In later years, while teaching and coaching, Ms. STEARNS wore high heels to conceal her hated low arches -- while showing off her attractive ankles.
Her performing career was cut short in 1966 when artistic director Ludmilla CHIRIAEFF recognized that Ms. STEARNS would make a brilliant ballet mistress, and by 1969, Ms. STEARNS was exclusively in the studio. In fact, giving up performing was one of the great disappointments of her life, although she did in time acknowledge that she had found her true destiny. Ms. STEARNS's astonishingly keen eye allowed her to single out, in a corps de ballet of moving bodies, every limb that was out of position. She could also sing every piece of music, which saved a lot of time, because she didn't have to keep putting on the tape recorder. Because of her intense musicality, Ms. STEARNS also insisted that the dancers not just be on the count, but fill every note with movement.
Ms. STEARNS loved playing with words -- she was a crossword-puzzle addict, for example -- and gave the dancers nicknames, whether they liked them or not. Catherine LAFORTUNE was Katrink, Kathy BIEVER was Little Frog, Rosemary NEVILLE was Rosie Posie, Betsy BARON was Boops, and Benjamin HATCHER was Benjamino, to name but a few. One who escaped this fate was Gioconda BARBUTO, simply because Ms. STEARNS loved rolling out the word "G-I-O-C-O-N-D-A" in its full Italian glory. The dancers, in turn, called her Lulubelle, Mme. Gozonga and La Stearnova or, if they were feeling tired, cranky and hostile -- and were out of earshot -- Spoons (for her non-arched feet) and even less flattering names. As reluctantly as she became ballet mistress, Ms. STEARNS became artistic director, first as one of a triumvirate in 1978 with Danny JACKSON and Colin McINTYRE (when Les Grands and Brian MacDONALD came to an abrupt parting of the ways;) then with Jeanne RENAUD in 1985 and finally on her own in 1987. She retired from Les Grands in 1989. Both Mr. JACKSON and Mr. McINTRYE still refer to Ms. STEARNS as the company's backbone.
These were the famous creative years that included the works of Mr. KUDELKA, Paul Taylor, Lar Lubovitch, Nacho Duato and George Balanchine. Les Grands toured the world performing one of the most exciting and eclectic repertoires in ballet. It was a company that nurtured dancers and choreographers, many of whom reflected Ms. STEARNS's risk-taking, innovative esthetic.
She also had time to mentor choreographers outside the company, including acclaimed solo artist Margie GILLIS. Her post-Grands career included writing assessments for the Canada Council, setting works on ballet companies, coaching figure skating, and most recently, becoming ballet mistress for the Toronto-based Ballet Jörgen. When she was diagnosed with both ovarian and breast cancer two years ago, she continued her obligations to Ballet Jörgen until she was no longer able, never letting the dancers know how ill she was.
Ms. STEARNS loved huge dogs -- or what Ms. GILLIS refers to as mountains with fur -- and always had at least two. Her gardens were magnificent, as was her cooking. Her generosity was legendary, whether inviting 20 people for Christmas dinner, or hosting the wedding reception for dancers Andrea BOARDMAN and Jean-Hugues ROCHETTE at her tastefully decorated Westmount home. After leaving Montreal, whether, first, at her horse farm in Harrow, Ontario, or at the one-room schoolhouse she lovingly renovated near Campbellville, northwest of Toronto, former colleagues were always welcome.
She continued to keep in touch with her dancers, sending notes in her beautiful, distinctive handwriting. Her love of sports never left her, and after a hard day in the studio, she would relax watching the hockey game. Religion also filled her postdance life, with Toronto's Anglican Grace-Church-on-the-Hill at its epicentre. Ms. STEARNS was very discreet in her private life, although another disappointment is that neither of two long relationships resulted in marriage or children.
Ms. STEARNS was always ruthlessly self-critical, always striving for perfection, never convinced she had rehearsed a work to its full potential. As a result, she never made herself the centre of her own story. Her homes, for example, did not contain photographs glorifying the career of Linda STEARNS. Only at the end of her days, as she faced death with the same grace with which she had faced life, was she finally able to appreciate how many lives she had touched, and accept her outstanding achievements with Les Grands Ballets. Linde HOWE- BECK, former dance critic for the Montreal Gazette, sums up Ms. STEARNS perfectly when she says that she was all about love -- for her Friends and family, for life, but most of all, for dance.
Paula CITRON is dance critic for The Globe and Mail.

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McDONALD o@ca.on.york_county.toronto.globe_and_mail 2003-08-16 published
Died This Day -- Sir David MacPHERSON, 1896
Saturday, August 16, 2003 - Page F8
Politician and railway pioneer born Castle Leathers, Inverness County, Scotland, on September 12, 1818; involved in development of Grand Trunk Railway west of Toronto; 1864, elected to legislative council; 1867, appointed to Senate; valuable Conservative organizer and fundraiser in Ontario; in early 1870s, withdrew his support of prime minister John A. MacDONALD in dispute over Canadian Pacific Railway; 1880, appointed Speaker of the Senate in 1880 1883, named minister of the interior in 1883; single-minded obsession with reducing costs and increasing revenues caused excessively rigid administration style; 1885, outbreak of Northwest Rebellion revealed personal failures; resigned from public life; died at sea.

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McDONALD o@ca.on.york_county.toronto.globe_and_mail 2003-08-20 published
MacDONALD, Catherine Mildred (née JOHNSON)
Died peacefully at home, on August 19, 2003, in her 87th year, surrounded by those she loved. Daughter of the late Michael and Catherine JOHNSON. Cherished wife and constant companion of Martin for over 61 years. Devoted mother of Stephen, David and Jody, Bob and Moira, Tom and Lise Anne, Andrew and Ellen, and Paul. Loving grandma of Kaeli, Liane, Michael, Mark, Colin, Kristen, Brendan, Katie, Andrew, Joana and Matthew. Much loved sister of Geraldine, Sister Gertrude, Congregation of Notre Dame, Father Joseph, S.J., and Theresa, the late Ellen, Bernard, George, Gerald, John and Howard. Special sister-in-law of Margaret KINNA. Family and Friends may call on Thursday, August 21, 2003 from 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. at the R.S. Kane Funeral Home (6150 Yonge Street, at Goulding, south of Steeles). A Mass of Christian Burial will be held at 11 a.m. on Friday, August 22, 2003 at St. Gabriel's Roman Catholic Church, 650 Sheppard Avenue East, Toronto, followed by burial at Holy Cross Cemetery, Thornhill. Special thanks to Dr. Anne PYPER, Virginia CLARK- WEIR, R.N., and friend Andrea WARNICK, R.N., for their extraordinary care and kindness. In lieu of flowers, donations to North York General Hospital Foundation, Attn. Freeman Centre for Palliative Care (4001 Leslie Street, Toronto, Ontario M2K 1E1) would be most appreciated. Millie/mom/ grandma was an extraordinary woman who touched all who knew her. She will be deeply missed.
''Deo gratis''

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McDONALD o@ca.on.york_county.toronto.globe_and_mail 2003-08-26 published
MAY, Stephanie Middleton
Sculptor, Pianist, Activist, Writer, Raconteur. ''She was the first to complain.'' (what she always said she would want for an epitaph.) Born New York, April 16, 1927. Died Margaree Harbour, Nova Scotia, peacefully, unexpectedly, at home on August 23, 2003. Predeceased by parents, Thomas Hazlehurst MIDDLETON of Charleston, South Carolina, and Ruth Vincent STEPHENS of Wales and Ohio. Survived by loving husband of fifty five years, John Middleton MAY of Margaree Harbour, brother, Thomas Hazlehurst MIDDLETON (Jeannie MIDDLETON) of Los Angeles. Dearly missed by son Geoffrey Middleton MAY and his wife Rebecca-Lynne MacDONALD- MAY of Margaree Harbour and grand_son, Andrew Charles MacDONALD of Ottawa, and daughter Elizabeth Evans MAY and granddaughter Victoria Cate May BURTON of New Edinburgh, Ottawa. Stephanie MAY had a rich, rewarding and exciting life. As a young woman, she was a competitive figure skater. In the 1950s and 1960s, she became a leader in the civil rights and peace movement in the U.S. With 17 Nobel Laureates, including Bertrand Russell and Linus Pauling, she sued the governments of the U.S., United Kingdom and U.S.S.R. to stop atmospheric nuclear weapons testing. With Norman Cousins, she was a founding member of the Committee for a Sane Nuclear Policy. She addressed 100,000 people at the 1961 Aldermaston March rally in Trafalgar Square and, later, went on a six day hunger strike to oppose Soviet nuclear testing, drawing international media attention. Stephanie MAY worked with the Hartford Council of Churches to advance civil rights, social justice and urban renewal. Opposing the war in Vietnam, she helped found Dissenting Democrats, leading to the challenge by Senator Eugene McCarthy to Lyndon Johnson's presidency. Her work for peace candidates led to President Richard Nixon including her name on his infamous ''Enemies List.'' She was an accomplished portrait sculptor, having been urged to study sculpture by Eleanor Roosevelt. She was also a professional pianist. In 1973, the family moved to Cape Breton Island and Stephanie MAY applied her considerable talents and energy to establishing Schooner Village, a restaurant and gift shop on the Cabot Trail, where she played piano on board the Schooner Restaurant. Sadly, the business is no more, as it was demolished to make way for the new bridge. She also worked on environmental causes in Nova Scotia, sacrificing retirement acreage over-looking the Bras D'Or Lake to Scott Paper in a court case against the use of Agent Orange. A service to celebrate her life and praise the glory of God in whose hands she now rejoices will be held on Thursday, August 28th at 2 p.m. at the Calvin United Church in Margaree Harbour. In lieu of flowers, donations to the Sierra Club of Canada, 412-1 Nicholas Street, Ottawa, K1N 7B7, would be much appreciated.

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McDONALD o@ca.on.york_county.toronto.globe_and_mail 2003-09-24 published
McDONALD, Gordon Alexander (a Founder and President of Guelph Twines)
Died of cancer at the Freeport Health Centre, Kitchener, on Monday, September 22, 2003. Gordon Alexander McDONALD, aged 70 years, was the beloved husband of Marilyn (née PICKERING) McDONALD of Guelph. He was the loving father of Lori and her husband David THOMAS of Calgary, Alberta, Mark McDONALD and his wife Susan WAHLROTH, and Paul McDONALD, all of Guelph. Gordon was the proud grandfather of Robyn, Brynlee, Duncan, Chelsea, and Jack. He was the dear brother of Pat MILLER, Bruce McDONALD, and Judy JACKETT.
Private cremation has taken place. The family will receive Friends at Gilbert MacIntyre and son Funeral Home and Chapel, 252 Dublin St. N., Guelph, on Friday, October 3, 2003 from 7-9 p.m. A Memorial Service will take place in the chapel on Saturday, October 4, 2003 at 11 a.m. As expressions of sympathy, donations to a charity of one's choice would be appreciated by the family (cards available at the funeral home (519-822-4731) or email info@gilbertmacintyreandson.com

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McDONALD o@ca.on.york_county.toronto.globe_and_mail 2003-09-27 published
GAMMON, Elizabeth Catherine
Died quietly at Beechwood Court in Mississauga, on Thursday, September 25th, 2003 at the age of 88. Beloved wife of the late Richard ''Dick'' GAMMON. Loving mother of Ted and his wife Mary Alice, Nancy and Susan and her husband John McDONALD. Dear grandmother of Michael and David RYAN. Sister of the late William WOODLEY and Barbara LAILEY. Sister-in-law of Betty WOODLEY and Joseph LAILEY. Fondly remembered by Geoff BEYER, Doris PATTERSON, her niece Alison and nephews Lawrence, Bill and Brian. Friends may call at the Turner and Porter Butler Chapel, 4933 Dundas Street West, Etobicoke (between Islington and Kipling Avenues), from 1-4 p.m. on Sunday. Funeral Service will be held at St. Matthew's Anglican Church, 3962 Bloor Street West, Etobicoke, on Monday, September 29, 2003 at 2 o'clock. Cremation.

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McDONALD o@ca.on.york_county.toronto.globe_and_mail 2003-10-02 published
Died This Day -- Sir John Young LISGAR, 1876
Thursday, October 2, 2003 - Page R13
Aristocrat, politician, colonial administrator, born at Bombay, Aug., 31, 1807; educated at Eton and Oxford; 1852-55 served as chief secretary for Ireland; 1869-72, Governor-General of Canada and governor of Prince Edward Island; helped diffuse Canadian-American tensions after Fenian raids; keen supporter of Confederation Prime Minister John A. MacDONALD considered him the ablest governor-general.

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McDONALD o@ca.on.york_county.toronto.globe_and_mail 2003-10-27 published
MacDONALD, Mary Grant (née EATON) Physiotherapy 3T7
Born in Orillia in 1915 and died at Sunnybrook Hospital on Saturday, October 25th, 2003. Loving wife of the late Duncan Graham ''Pete''. Beloved mother of Janis Anderson (Robert), Peter (Ann) and John. Proud grandmother of Graham, Cheryl HILL, David, Gordon, Douglas, James and Katharine. Great grandmother to nine delightful children. Friends may call at the Trull ''North Toronto'' Funeral Home & Cremation Centre 2704 Yonge Street (5 blocks south of Lawrence) on Tuesday from 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m. A service celebrating Mary's life will be held at St. Clement's Anglican Church (Duplex Avenue and Briar Hill) on Wednesday morning at 11 o'clock. In lieu of flowers, remembrances may be made to the Sunnybrook Foundation, 2075 Bayview Avenue, Toronto, M4N 3M5.

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McDONALD o@ca.on.york_county.toronto.globe_and_mail 2003-10-29 published
Died This Day -- Thomas GREENWAY, 1908
Wednesday, October 29, 2003 - Page R5
Merchant, farmer, land speculator, politician born at Kilkhampton, Eng., March 25, 1838; 1844, immigrated with family to Huron County, Canada West; supporter of John A. MacDONALD; 1875, elected Member of Parliament for Huron County; 1879, broke with MacDONALD and moved to Manitoba; became first leader of Manitoba Liberal Party 1888, named premier; ended Canadian Pacific Railway monopoly and encouraged Northern Pacific Railway to induce competition in freight rates.

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McDONALD o@ca.on.york_county.toronto.globe_and_mail 2003-11-01 published
Died This Day -- William Henry DRAPER, 1877
Saturday, November 1, 2003 - Page F12
Politician and judge born in London, England, on March 11, 1801 1836, as young lawyer, entered politics to turn the old Family Compact that ran Upper Canada into a political party; served as attorney-general for Sir Charles METCALFE and Lord CATHCART 1847, forced out of power by right wing of his own party and appointed to judiciary; ideas adopted by Disciple John A. MacDONALD credited with founding Conservative Party.

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McDONALD o@ca.on.york_county.toronto.globe_and_mail 2003-12-02 published
Died This Day -- Sir Joseph POPE, 1926
Tuesday, December 2, 2003 - Page R5
Federal civil servant born at Charlottetown on August 16, 1854 1878, arrived in Ottawa as private secretary to uncle, Prince Edward Island premier James Colledge POPE; later served Sir John A. MacDONALD; 1896, became under-secretary of state for foreign affairs; persuaded LAURIER government to set up permanent department 1909, named first permanent head of External Affairs; helped resolve such significant issues as Alaska boundary dispute; adviser to Mackenzie KING.

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McDONALD o@ca.on.york_county.toronto.globe_and_mail 2003-12-13 published
MORRIS, Reverend Robert J.D.
B.A. (University of British Columbia), M.A. (McGill), Hon. D.D. (U of T). As a United Church minister Bob served, with Catherine, in Hazelton/Kispiox/ Kitsegukla, Vancouver, Toronto, Moose Jaw, Edmonton, Victoria and Nelson. They made it their life's work to share their faith, hope and love. Bob died peacefully in Nelson, British Columbia, 12/12/02; born in Nelson, 1920. He was predeceased by his beloved wife Catherine (MacDONALD,) October 4, 1999, and their daughter Margaret Joan, 1950. He is lovingly remembered by his sister Effie KEAYS, his children, Donald, David, Peter, Heather and Stephen, their families, and a much wider circle of and family and Friends. Shalom.

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McDONALD o@ca.on.york_county.toronto.globe_and_mail 2003-12-18 published
Party leaders pay tribute
Tories fondly remember Stanfield as best prime minister Canada never had
By Kim LUNMAN and Drew FAGAN, Thursday, December 18, 2003 - Page A10
Ottawa -- Robert Lorne STANFIELD, the former leader of the federal Progressive Conservatives, was remembered yesterday as a Canadian icon.
Political tributes were made across the country for Mr. STANFIELD, who died Tuesday at the Montfort Hospital in Ottawa. He was 89.
He had been in poor health for several years after a stroke. A private funeral will be held in Ottawa tomorrow and a family burial in Halifax.
Mr. STANFIELD led the federal Progressive Conservatives from 1967 to 1976 against Pierre TRUDEAU and was known within the party as the greatest prime minister Canada never had. In later years, he was regarded as the conscience of the Conservatives, representing their progressive side on social issues.
"Today we mourn the passing of one of the most distinguished and committed Canadians of the past half-century," said Prime Minister Paul MARTIN. "I, like other Canadians, fondly remember Mr. STANFIELD's great warmth, humility and compassionate nature, but also his intellect and humour."
Progressive Conservative Leader Peter MacKAY said Mr. STANFIELD will be remembered as an icon.
"It's a very sad and poignant day. He had a larger-than-life persona and I think he can be accurately described as an icon in Conservative politics and Canadian politics," Mr. MacKAY said.
"Conservatives across the country, and indeed all Canadians, have lost a great leader and a great Canadian," Canadian Alliance Leader Stephen HARPER said.
In an interview yesterday, former prime minister Brian MULRONEY described Mr. STANFIELD as having brought the Progressive Conservative Party into the mainstream of modern Canadian life through his support for the Official Languages Act and his openness to ethnic minorities and diversity. Mr. MULRONEY said it was appropriate that Mr. STANFIELD had been receiving treatment at Montfort Hospital, the French-language facility in Ottawa, considering how hard he had worked as leader to make the Tories comfortable with bilingualism and how much effort he himself had made to learn French. "He was a strikingly impressive, quiet, thoughtful man, but who was very resolved and determined -- and with a generous view of Canada," Mr. MULRONEY said.
When Mr. MULRONEY was prime minister from 1984 to 1993, he would occasionally invite Mr. STANFIELD to 24 Sussex Dr. for lunch. Mr. MULRONEY revealed yesterday that, in the late 1980s, when Mr. STANFIELD was almost 75, he offered him the post of Canadian ambassador to the United Nations.
"He thought it was a great honour. He wrestled with it for a little while, but decided that, though he would love to do it, he thought it would be a bit much at that stage of his life," Mr. MULRONEY said.
"He brought compassion to politics," Nova Scotia's Premier John HAMM said yesterday.
"He brought a love of his country to his politics."
Flora MacDONALD, a former federal Tory cabinet minister, first worked with Mr. STANFIELD during the 1956 provincial campaign that made him Nova Scotia premier. "He set a very high standard for himself as a politician and expected others to do the same," she said yesterday. Mr. STANFIELD supported official bilingualism and abolition of the death penalty when his other caucus colleagues were strongly opposed, she said. "He didn't do things just because they were popular. He did things because he thought they were intrinsically right."
Governor-General Adrienne CLARKSON said Mr. STANFIELD "will be remembered for his integrity, his devotion to his country, his social conscience and especially for his wit and sense of humour."
Mr. STANFIELD was premier of Nova Scotia from 1956 to 1967. He was born in Truro into a family famous for its underwear business and became a lawyer before turning to politics, first provincially and later on the federal stage. But his awkward image contrasted sharply to that of the hip, telegenic Mr. TRUDEAU, costing the party every election it fought under his leadership. The 1972 election was Mr. STANFIELD's closest brush with federal power, when the Liberals narrowly defeated the Conservatives by 109 to 107 seats. Two years later, the Liberals regained their majority and Mr. STANFIELD announced his decision to step down. He remained as leader until Joe CLARK succeeded him in 1976.
After relinquishing his seat in the Commons in 1979, Mr. STANFIELD became Canada's special envoy to the Middle East and North Africa until 1980, and was chairman of the Commonwealth Foundation from 1987 to 1991.
He married three times. His first wife died in a car crash in 1954 and his second wife died of cancer in 1976. He married his third wife, Anne Henderson AUSTIN, in 1978. He had four children.

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McDONALD o@ca.on.york_county.toronto.globe_and_mail 2003-12-18 published
Nova Scotians proudly recall a political icon
By Kevin COX, Thursday, December 18, 2003 - Page A10
Halifax -- To many Canadians, Robert STANFIELD was a hard-luck opposition leader in the wrong place at the wrong time, but in his home province, he inspired fierce pride as a political icon.
Yesterday, the flags flew at half-mast at Province House, where he served four terms as premier from 1956-1967, and mourners signed a book of condolences for Mr. STANFIELD, who died in Ottawa at 89 on Tuesday.
"Robert STANFIELD brought a remarkable understanding of our country based on respect, strength and civility that was, and is, missing in public life," Premier John HAMM said yesterday. Mr. HAMM's low-key country style has been compared to that of Mr. STANFIELD. "We will always wonder how Canada would have moved forward with Robert STANFIELD as prime minister."
Colleagues remembered him as a compassionate, honest and decent leader who reluctantly entered partisan politics in 1949 to rebuild the Progressive Conservative Party after it had been shut out in the provincial election three years earlier.
He took the unusual step of refusing to attack the governing Liberals under long-time premier Angus L. MacDONALD, and instead chose to build up the Tory organization, which would dominate the province for decades.
He overcame the tragic death of his first wife, Joyce, in a car crash in 1954 and took the Conservatives to power two years later.
Senator John BUCHANAN, who was Nova Scotia premier for 13 years, recalled campaigning as a political rookie under Mr. STANFIELD's banner in 1967.
"Bob STANFIELD was a household name in this province. In my constituency, I would meet people I had never known before and they'd look at the badge I was wearing and say, 'Good, you're a STANFIELD man.'"
Mr. STANFIELD's folksy, earnest manner, coupled with an often self-deprecating dry wit, disguised an ambitious reform program that he brought to the economically depressed Atlantic province with a tradition of political patronage.
Under Mr. STANFIELD, the Tories undertook sweeping education changes, building several new schools, introducing vocational institutions and providing more funds for universities.
But his most controversial move was to establish one of the first provincial economic development agencies in Canada -- Industrial Estates Ltd. -- to attract industry to the province.
Entrepreneurs including grocer Frank SOBEY signed on to provide provincial money to bring businesses to Nova Scotia.
The agency had a couple of embarrassing failures that cost the government millions of dollars, but also created thousands of jobs.
Mr. BUCHANAN also spoke of Mr. STANFIELD's calm demeanour.
The senator recalled Mr. STANFIELD placidly watching in a Halifax curling club as the results came in from the 1972 election when the tally was seesawing and jubilant supporters believed that he would become prime minister.
"About 11 p.m., he just decided that he and his wife would go back to the hotel and they were going to get a good night's rest and see what would happen the next day," Mr. BUCHANAN recalled.
The next morning, Mr. STANFIELD found out the Liberals had won the election by two seats.
The homespun, Lincolnesque qualities that endeared Mr. STANFIELD to Nova Scotians were no match for the emotional Trudeaumania that swept the country in the 1968 election campaign.

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McDONALD o@ca.on.york_county.toronto.globe_and_mail 2003-12-20 published
PALIN, Katherine (née JEFFREY)
Died, in her 92nd year, at the Guelph General Hospital, on Saturday, December 13, 2003. Katherine (née JEFFREY) PALIN was the beloved wife of the late Harold George PALIN (November 13th, 1978.) She was the dear mother of Lawrence and his wife Patricia of Toronto, and Brian and his wife Debra of Williams Lake, British Columbia. Katherine is fondly remembered by grandchildren Kristin, Séan, Jeffrey, Jodee, Aimee, and Gregory, by two great-grand_sons Aulden and Bryn PALIN, and by her niece Janet MacDONALD of Burlington. The family thanks Katherine's close neighbours who watched over her during her latter years.
A Memorial Service was held at the Gilbert MacIntyre and son Funeral Home and Chapel, Guelph, on Saturday, December 20th, 2003. As expressions of sympathy, donations to the Foundation of Guelph General Hospital would be appreciated by the family (cards available at the Funeral Home (519-822-4731) or by e-mail info@gilbertmacintyreandson.com

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McDONALD o@ca.on.york_county.toronto.globe_and_mail 2003-12-20 published
Ottawa bids STANFIELD goodbye
'He was a sage.... He was quite extraordinary,' Charest says at funeral
By Kim LUNMAN, Saturday, December 20, 2003 - Page A9
Ottawa -- Robert STANFIELD was fondly remembered yesterday as a sage statesman.
The former Nova Scotia premier and federal Progressive Conservative leader remained one of the country's most respected politicians even years after leaving the national arena, Tory Senator Lowell MURRAY told more than 100 mourners yesterday at Mr. STANFIELD's funeral in Ottawa.
"There has survived perhaps only the kernel of something, but its essence in the Canadian consciousness -- that once, uniquely, there was STANFIELD, leader of a major party, a man of such civility, such humanity, such integrity, who adorned our national life," Mr. MURRAY said
Mr. STANFIELD, who suffered a stroke several years ago, died Tuesday in Ottawa. He was 89.
At the private ceremony at St. Bartholomew's Anglican Church, he was remembered as a respected politician with a dry wit. He will be buried today in Halifax's Camp Hill cemetery.
Politicians of all stripes attended the service to pay tribute. Outside the church, Prime Minister Paul MARTIN told reporters his father and Mr. STANFIELD were "great Friends. My father had huge admiration for Mr. STANFIELD. And I actually shudder to think what the two of them are doing up there right now, the amount of discussions that are going on."
Mr. MARTIN said he remembered Mr. STANFIELD for his "great sense of decency, integrity, and his deep, deep love of country." Progressive Conservative Leader Peter MacKAY said Canada has lost "one of its greatest statesmen, a person who raised the standard of politics and public service.... He was very much substance over style."
"He was a sage," Quebec Liberal Premier Jean Charest, the former federal Tory leader, said. Mr. STANFIELD "looked at life with a bit of a smile, I think. He was quite extraordinary."
Governor-General Adrienne CLARKSON called Mr. STANFIELD remarkable, "a man of deep conviction, a man who was decent and fair and honest and very funny." Other political colleagues at the funeral included former Tory prime ministers Kim CAMPBELL and Joe CLARK and former Tory cabinet minister Flora MacDONALD.
Mr. STANFIELD married three times. His first wife died in a crash in 1954 and his second wife died of cancer in 1976. He married his third wife, Anne Henderson AUSTIN, in 1978. He had four children.
Even as the service was going on in Ottawa, hundreds of people filed into the Nova Scotia legislature in Halifax to sign a book of condolence next to a portrait of the former premier, who led the province for 11 years, from 1956 to 1967.
Mr. STANFIELD led the federal Progressive Conservatives from 1967 to 1976 against Pierre TRUDEAU and was known within the party as the greatest prime minister Canada never had.
In his later years, he was regarded as the Conservatives' conscience, representing the party's progressive side on social issues. He supported Mr. TRUDEAU's Official Languages Act despite a revolt by his fellow Tory members of parliament and also backed abolishing the death penalty.
He was born in Truro into a family famous for its underwear business and became a lawyer before turning to politics.
Bespectacled and known for his slow-speaking style, Mr. STANFIELD conveyed an awkward image that contrasted sharply with the youthful, charismatic Mr. Trudeau, costing the party every election it fought under his leadership.
But he came within two seats of office in the 1972 election when the Liberals defeated the Conservatives by 109 to 107 seats.
Two years later, the Liberals regained their majority and Mr. STANFIELD announced his decision to step down. He was succeeded by Mr. CLARK in 1976.

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McDONALD o@ca.on.york_county.toronto.globe_and_mail 2003-12-22 published
Died This Day -- Walter SHANLEY, 1899
Monday, December 22, 2003 - Page R7
Civil and consulting engineer and builder born at Stradbally, Ireland, October 11, 1817; with brother Francis SHANLY, worked on Ogdensburg and Lake Champlain Railroad; 1858, became general manager of Grand Trunk Railway; 1867, among first members of Parliament; confidant of Sir John A. MacDONALD.

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