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GRACE 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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GRACE o@ca.on.york_county.toronto.globe_and_mail 2003-02-24 published
GRACE, Dorothy Kathleen (née GEORGE) 1909-2003
At Cobourg on February 20, 2003. Predeceased by her husband John A. GRACE, Q.C, her parents Abel and Martha (McCONNELL) GEORGE, her brother William, all of Ottawa. Happy memories of Dorothy will be cherished by her daughter Patricia and her husband Bob FENNER of Cobourg and by her granddaughters Louisa (Paul SAWA) of Halifax, Kate of Brooklyn, New York and Susannah (Graham SHAW) of Toronto. Luke SAWA and Ethan SHAW have missed a wonderful great-grandmother. Friends May call at the Trull 'North Toronto' Funeral Home and Cremation Centre 2704 Yonge Street (5 blocks south of Lawrence) on Monday from 7 to 9 p.m. A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated at Our Lady of Assumption Church (Bathurst, north of Eglinton) on Tuesday Morning at 10 o'clock. Cremation to follow. If desired, remembrances may be made to the Big Sisters association of Ontario 2750 Dufferin Street, Toronto, M6B 3R4.

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GRAHAM o@ca.on.manitoulin.howland.little_current.manitoulin_expositor 2003-06-11 published
Mary Elizabeth McCULLIGH (née HANER)
In loving memory of Mary Elizabeth McCULLIGH who passed away peacefully at the Welland Hospital, on Thursday, June 5, 2003 at the age of 54 years.
Predeceased by husband Roy (Nov. 17, 1999). Loving mother of Sharon GIBSON (predeceased,) Robert GIBSON, Lloyd and Michelle GIBSON and Mary Lynn. Step mother of Catherine and Bill GRAHAM and George and Diane McCULLIGH. Cherished grandma of Jesse, Jamilee, Kyle, Ashley, Jessica and Jason. Step grandma of Aaron GRAHAM, Ashley, George, Sebastian McCULLIGH. Dear daughter of Lloyd and Mae HANER. Will be missed by brothers and sisters Bill and Marion HANER, Gertrude and Evan MORRELL, Marilyn HANER, Frank and Anne HANER, Charlie HANER, Nancy and Dale SAGLE and Susan and Derek STEPHENS. Remembered by many nieces and nephews. Visitation was held on Saturday, June 7, 2003. Funeral Service was held on Sunday, June 8, 2003 both at Island Funeral Home, Little Current, Ontario. Burial in Nairn Cemetery.

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GRAHAM o@ca.on.york_county.toronto.globe_and_mail 2003-04-29 published
GRAHAM, George Alfred Cecil,
Aged 64 years, Professor of Applied Mathematics at Simon Fraser University, born in Ireland, died at Vancouver, on Saturday, April 12, 2003. Married to Lorna GRAHAM, who died August 5, 2001 and father to son Brian, who died September 30, 2001. Survived by his daughter Cathleen, his brother Dick and sister Joyce. A Memorial Service was held on Sunday, April 27, 2003. at the family home, at 7509 Pandora Drive, Burnaby, British Columbia In lieu of flowers, donations to the Canadian Cancer Society, the Terry Fox Foundation or the Brian Graham Memorial Scholarship at University of British Columbia (Attention: Lindsay Brownlee, The University of British Columbia Fund, 6253 N.W. Marine Drive, Vancouver, British Columbia V6T 1Z1; phone 604-822-4293) are welcome.

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GRAHAM o@ca.on.york_county.toronto.globe_and_mail 2003-06-16 published
GRAHAM, William (Bill) Carnegie
In his 89th year, died on Sunday, June 15, 2003 at Sunnybrook Hospital. Husband of the late Dorothy May GRAHAM and beloved father of Bonnie, Barbara, Pinny and David, he took great joy in watching his children, grandchildren and great-grandchildren grow. Bill was an ordinary man whose commitment to family, duty and justice made him extraordinary. Although he had a young family at the time, in 1942 he joined the Royal Canadian Air Force and trained as a navigator. Later he was shot down over Germany and taken as a P.O.W., an event that greatly influenced him. From 1945 to his death, he fought tirelessly to ensure that other veterans gained the benefits to which they were entitled. His deep interest in history and politics stayed with him throughout his life and made him an informed, passionate and often colourful commentator on current events within the family circle. His love of military music was legend and his particular affinity for the bagpipes was clear evidence of his loyalty to the Toronto Scottish Pipe Band which he had joined prior to the War. He even convinced some family members that military tattoos were a fine form of entertainment. Husband, father, grandfather, friend and citizen -- in all these roles, he held a steadfast course and was true to his nature and beliefs. By doing so, he gained the love of his family, the loyalty of his Friends and the gratitude of his country. His family will hold a celebration of his life at a later date. They are confident that now, at last, he can once more chart his way across the starry heavens and find a safe landing in the hands of God.

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GRAHAM o@ca.on.york_county.toronto.globe_and_mail 2003-06-21 published
FREEMAN, Willard Arthur, 1922-2003
Arthur, dear husband of Margaret, died June 18, 2003. He was the loved and respected father of James, Donald and Peter and grandfather of Jamie, John, Jeffery, Jennifer, Dustin, Wyatt and Skyler. He is survived by his sisters-in-law Lorna FREEMAN, Helen LOVE and Alison FLYNN (Michael). Uncle Art will be missed, especially at the cottage, by his nieces and nephews, Wendy and Paul Sherwood, Malcolm and Elizabeth GRAHAM, David and Judy LOVE, Barbara LOVE, Jane and Tim ELLIOT/ELLIOTT, Joe FLYNN and their children. Grandpa will also be remembered by Jane MacCabe FREEMAN, mother of Jamie, John, Jeffery and Jennifer and Laila RAHNASTO, mother of Dustin, Wyatt and Skyler. Cremation has taken place. A service will be held at Central Presbyterian Church (Charlton and Caroline, Hamilton, Ontario) on Monday, June 30th at 11 a.m. A reception will be held in the Guild Room of the Church following the service. Flowers gratefully declined.

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GRAHAM o@ca.on.york_county.toronto.globe_and_mail 2003-06-24 published
FREEMAN, Willard Arthur, 1922-2003
Arthur, dear husband of Margaret, died June 18, 2003. He was the loved and respected father of James, Donald and Peter and grandfather of Jamie, John, Jeffery, Jennifer, Dustin, Wyatt and Skyler. He is survived by his sisters-in-law Lorna FREEMAN, Helen LOVE and Alison FLYNN (Michael). Uncle Art will be missed, especially at the cottage, by his nieces and nephews, Wendy and Paul SHERWOOD, Malcolm and Elizabeth GRAHAM, David and Judy LOVE, Barbara LOVE, Jane and Tim ELLIOT/ELLIOTT, Joe FLYNN and their children. Grandpa will also be remembered by Jane MacCabe FREEMAN, mother of Jamie, John, Jeffery and Jennifer and Laila RAHNASTO, mother of Dustin, Wyatt and Skyler. Cremation has taken place. A service will be held at Central Presbyterian Church (Charlton and Caroline, Hamilton, Ontario) on Monday, June 30th at 11 a.m. A reception will be held in the Guild Room of the Church following the service. Flowers gratefully declined.

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GRAHAM o@ca.on.york_county.toronto.globe_and_mail 2003-06-25 published
Christopher Donald GRAHAM
By Cathy GRAHAM Wednesday, June 25, 2003 - Page A16
Survivor, believer, optimist. Born November 7, 1954, in Stamford, England. Died April 16 in Koh Samui, Thailand, of a heart attack while on vacation, aged 48.
Life was sweet in 1984 for Chris: a great job in London as a foreign-exchange dealer for a large bank, a live-in girlfriend, a house in the suburbs. Sweet, that is, until it was discovered that the toilet cistern made a great hiding place for bottles, and the morning mouthwash was really chartreuse, and... the downward spiral started.
It hadn't always been like this. Born in England, Chris came to Canada when his Canadian Air Force father was posted back home. Growing up on the Miramichi river in New Brunswick, Chris attended the University of New Brunswick. In the early 1980s, somewhat at loose ends, he moved to Guernsey, Channel Islands, to join his parents. They had recently left the Miramichi, after the unexpected death of one of their daughters, to rejoin the English side of the family. Guernsey was very good for Chris, especially after he landed a job in an investment bank, where he progressed rapidly. A promotion to London followed. However, it all became too much, and so, ingloriously terminated, he later got on a plane and returned to Canada, to live with one of his two surviving sisters.
But not for long: his addiction took over, and soon Chris was without a place to live. For seven long, agonizing years, Chris drifted in and out of his family's lives; sometimes there would be periods of sobriety (once, almost making it for a year). Anxious visits to Toronto by his parents always resulted in his father relentlessly tracking him down, his need to know Chris's whereabouts too powerful. There were parts of Toronto that his family did not want to go near, for fear that they would see him and not be able to cope.
But life went on. The family was resigned to his ghostly presence in their lives, or so they thought.
One day in May, 1991, a call came: he was in rehab in Merrickville, Ontario, and had been sober since April 5 when he had checked himself into detox (coincidentally, the day he became an uncle for the first time).
He never looked back.
This is a story of triumph, of immense spirit and courage. Slowly, he reclaimed his life, in a quiet, modest, diligent fashion. Alcoholics Anonymous was critical, and he faithfully lived it. He made his amends, willing to allow those he loved the time they needed to trust him again, to believe that he would do what he said he would and he would be there. Driven by his determination to re-establish himself in his career, he never wavered from his vision, but remained true to his values.
After struggling for several years in Toronto he returned to Guernsey where he landed a job with the same firm that had fired him so many years ago. A move to a much larger firm followed, where he became a private banker in a large, international company. He was enjoying a level of success that had previously only been imagined. But Chris was not a materialist, he focused on living his life honestly. A regular volunteer for a suicide distress line, he valued his personal relationships.
We have been so lucky to have these 12 years; to see him whole and happy, content with his life, confident that he could deal with life's challenges. In what has proved to be a prescient comment, in response to his mother's pleas not to embark on his long-planned for trip in March to Vietnam, Cambodia, and Thailand he cheerfully informed her: "When my time's up, it's up, and I want you to know, these last 12 years of my life have been the best." And we agree. We thank Chris for these gifts: courage to trust, belief in the goodness of the world, and his gentle, generous spirit.
Cathy GRAHAM is Chris's sister.

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GRAHAM o@ca.on.york_county.toronto.globe_and_mail 2003-09-23 published
Paul Dirk SYBERSMA
By John GRAHAM, Michelle SYBERSMA Tuesday, September 23, 2003 - Page A24
Family member, friend, entertainer. Born February 2, 1974, in Stratford, Ontario Died August 15, of cancer, aged 29.
Paul's birth was a family tragedy, or so it seemed at the time. Within hours it was clear to his mother, Susan, an experienced nurse, that there was something "wrong" with her new son. He was soon diagnosed as having Down Syndrome.
Our initial visions of his parents facing an awful choice between early institutionalization or unrelenting family disruption were, of course, the result of ignorance and old stereotypes. Nonetheless, parenting a Down Syndrome child -- especially following the death of Paul's father, Dirk, in 1987 from leukemia -- was no "walk in the park." Susan once noted that the difference between raising Paul and his older brother Mark was like the difference between growing a rose and a weed: The rose requires constant pruning while the weed thrives with little attention.
But what rewards! With his sparkling blue eyes and disarming smile, Paul was at heart an entertainer who loved a captive audience. He practised his show tunes with a strong, if not always on-key, singing voice and spent hours in his room rehearsing his dance moves.
Like any good entertainer, Paul had self-confidence and "presence." At weddings, his brother's prediction that Paul would dance with the three most beautiful women in the room inevitably came true. And he had a propensity to adopt new roles based on the latest movies. For example, Halloween was an opportunity not to collect candy, but to perfect new characters and to cast his obliging mother as his foil. From Batman and Catwoman, the Joker and Poison Ivy, to Darth Vader and Princess Leia, Paul and Susan were enormous hits as they visited Friends.
The close proximity of the Stratford Festival and his mother's artistic interests led to Paul's developing Friendships with professional actors and dancers. This created new opportunities for our family entertainer -- quite astounding ones, in fact. For he soon had an agent and, to the surprise of all of us (you can imagine the envy of his many cousins!), he had parts in two movies - -- one starring Marlee Matlin (Freak City) and the other with Kirsten Dunst, Kathleen Turner and James Woods (Virgin Suicides). Following these "triumphs" Paul acted as his own agent, making sure everyone he met -- from waiters in the Caribbean to complete strangers at home -- knew about them. And his acting success led to motivational speaking engagements. On one memorable occasion, he gave the keynote address at a symposium for special-needs children.
His love of movies combined with his discovery of e-mail led to yet another remarkable development: he taught himself to read and write. Up to that point no teacher or family member had been able to motivate him. But endless watching of his favourite movies combined with close-captioning gave him the key to becoming a prolific e-mailer. Moreover, his style, with incomplete sentences and few words on each line, was distinctive, if not cryptic. One cousin compared it to the Japanese form of poetry, haiku.
Paul brought out the best in us and he also made it legitimate to become an uninhibited child again as we danced, sang, hugged, watched endless movies, played video games, wrestled, enjoyed silly jokes and carried on as adults seldom do. For this, we are forever grateful to Paul.
His painful death from malignant melanoma left Friends and family with a profound sense of loss. Uncharacteristically, his "timing" was off. He died within a few months of assuming a new role: that of an uncle. He would have played it with gusto, confidence, good humour and determination -- traits all of us might emulate.
John GRAHAM is Paul's uncle, Michelle SYBERSMA, his sister-in-law.

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GRAHOLM o@ca.on.york_county.toronto.globe_and_mail 2003-05-24 published
BRITNELL, P. May (Paulson)
Born in Winnipeg, 1907, died in Toronto on Wednesday, May 21st, 2003. Predeceased by her husband George E. BRITNELL. Survived by her daughters Margaret VAN HAMME (Doug) and Elin GRAHOLM (Leonard,) and grandchildren Daniel, Simon, Kristin and Erica. A Memorial Service will be held in Saskatoon on June 27, 2003. Donations may be made to the Multiple Sclerosis Society of Canada, 250 Bloor Street East, Suite 1000, Toronto, Ontario M4W 3P9.

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GRAHOLM o@ca.on.york_county.toronto.globe_and_mail 2003-05-26 published
BRITNELL, P. May (Paulson)
Born in Winnipeg, 1907, died in Toronto on Wednesday, May 21st, 2003. Predeceased by her husband George E. BRITNELL. Survived by her daughters Margaret VAN HAMME (Doug) and Elin GRAHOLM (Leonard,) and grandchildren Daniel, Simon, Kristin and Erica. A Memorial Service will be held in Saskatoon on June 27, 2003. Donations may be made to the Multiple Sclerosis Society of Canada, 250 Bloor Street East, Suite 1000, Toronto, Ontario M4W 3P9.

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GRAND o@ca.on.york_county.toronto.globe_and_mail 2003-10-31 published
Died This Day -- James Rudley GRAND, 1985
Friday, October 31, 2003 - Page R13
Businessman and philanthropist born in Toronto in 1914; quit university to join Grand and Toy, family firm of stationers served in Royal Canadian Navy during Second World War; 1948, stricken by polio and thereafter walked with aid of canes; 1954, took over firm and built it up from three outlets in Toronto to a national company with 47 locations; moved main office to Don Mills, Ontario, despite warnings it was too far from customers founder of North York General Hospital.

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GRANDY o@ca.on.york_county.toronto.globe_and_mail 2003-05-02 published
GRANDY, Alexandra - Died peacefully in Ottawa on Thursday, May 1, 2003, shortly after her 86th birthday. Alexandra was born on April 20, 1917 in Shanghai, where her father was a senior official in the Chinese Maritime Customs. She was educated in England at St. Swithen's School, Winchester, and at St. Hugh's College, Oxford (M.A. in History). In 1945, she married James F. GRANDY who survives her, as do her children, David, John and his wife Meg SALTER; Kathie and her husband Richard GETZ; and their granddaughters Jodie and Carly GETZ and Jackie and Claire GRANDY. Friends may pay respects at the Kelly Funeral Home, 2313 Carling Avenue, Ottawa, Sunday from 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m. Funeral Service Monday at Woodroffe United Church at 10: 00 a.m. Cremation Capital Memorial Gardens. In Memorial, donations to the Alzheimer Society or the Royal Ottawa Health Care Foundation appreciated. Kelly Funeral Homes, Ottawa 613-235-6712.

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GRANGER o@ca.on.manitoulin.howland.little_current.manitoulin_expositor 2003-01-22 published
Margaret Clara LEWIS (Nee WHIDDON)
In loving memory of Margaret Clara LEWIS who died peacefully, January 19, 2003 at the Manitoulin Lodge, age 91 years.
Beloved wife of William LEWIS (predeceased in 1996.) Loving mother of Jack (Myrna,) Carol (Carl HALL,) Lyle (Paulette.) Very special grandmother to Wendy, Michael, David, Stacey and Sherry. Cherished great grandmother to Justin, Adrien, Parker, Ally and Hunter. Dear sister of Bill (Lena) and Nora (Nick predeceased), predeceased by John and Dorothy. Dear sister-in-law of Doreen GRANGER (George,) Madeline HOLOWACK, Mary KERHANOVICH (Earl), Catherine GIFFEN (Garth). Predeceased by Ina and George BREATHAT and Margaret and Arden LEWIS. Sadly missed by many nieces and nephews.
Margaret was born in Fort Frances, Ontario and graduated as a registered nurse in 1932. She moved to Manitoulin Island where she married her husband in 1941. A hard working woman, Margaret raised her children, worked on the family farm, and nursed until her retirement. She lived her later years in Little Current, and most recently at the Manitoulin Lodge in Gore Bay. Visitation from 10: 00 until Funeral Service 11:00 a.m. Wednesday, January 22, 2003 at Island Funeral Home. Cremation with burial of ashes in Elmview Cemetery.

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GRANIK o@ca.on.york_county.toronto.globe_and_mail 2003-10-31 published
GRANIK, Jon
Actor and gifted narrator, died peacefully and courageously on October 29, 2003. A dedicated perfectionist in all things live and literary, his uncommon wit and intelligence brought beauty and originality to all that he touched. He was and will continue to be cherished by his family and many Friends.

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GRANT o@ca.on.manitoulin.howland.little_current.manitoulin_expositor 2003-03-12 published
Elva Margaret GILPIN (née ARMSTRONG)
In loving memory of Elva Margaret GILPIN April 19, 1927 to March 3, 2003.
Elva GILPIN, a resident of Spring Bay, died at the Mindemoya Hospital, Mindemoya on Monday, March 3, 2003 at the age of 75 years.
She was born in Gore Bay, daughter of the late Alf and Margaret (PHALEN) ARMSTRONG. Elva was a member of the Gospel Hall in Gore Bay, loved gardening, especially tending her flowers, knitting, quilting. She was a hard working farm wife and mother and will be fondly remembered for her pride, love and enjoyment of her children, grandchildren and great-grandchildren.
Beloved wife of Elwood GILPIN of Spring Bay. Loved and loving mother of Marie GRANT and husband Joe and Mary Anne HAYDEN and husband Jeff. Predeceased by two children Ronnie and Donna. Dear grandmother of Brandon and friend Tracy, Ryan, Krystal, Daniel and Holly and great grandmother of Jessica and Morgan. Loving sister of Clarence ARMSTRONG, Bill ARMSTRONG and wife Anne, Alfred ARMSTRONG wife Nelda (predeceased,) Ronnie ARMSTRONG and wife Barb and Alvin ARMSTRONG (predeceased.)
Friends called the Culgin Funeral Home on Thursday March 6, 2003. The funeral service was conducted on Thursday, March 6, 2003 with Pastor Alvin COOK officiating. Spring interment in Grimesthorpe Cemetery. Culgin Funeral Home

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GRANT o@ca.on.york_county.toronto.globe_and_mail 2003-02-12 published
Cheryl Louise GLOGOWSKI
By Doris GRANT Wednesday, February 12, 2003, Page A22
Graphic designer, wife, daughter, sister, friend, lover of birds. Born September 7, 1960, in Scarborough, Ontario Died June 22, 2002, in North Sydney, Nova Scotia of cancer, aged 41.
Cheryl, the eldest of three children, was the daughter of Marilyn and Arthur ORTIZ. From an early age, she nurtured things: at first insects and butterflies, then cats, birds, animals and always, people. She was instinctively kind.
Cheryl's love of nature developed in the summers spent with her parents and brothers at their Algonquin Park cabin. Her younger brother, Adrian, remembers Cheryl teaching him about the forest and its creatures. The two loved to lie and listen to the wind they relished the meals their mother cooked over open fires.
Cheryl inherited artistic gifts from her father and created works from nature at an early age. Family members treasure her fine pencil-and-ink drawings of animals and birds.
Cheryl attended the Ontario College of Art and Design in Toronto and worked there until she met Troy GLOGOWSKI, the man who became her beloved husband. She, along with her two Siamese cats and her horse, moved to Troy's native Cape Breton. They were married in North Sydney, Nova Scotia in 1990 and the pair bought a home in the Barrachois hills outside North Sydney, where Cheryl was in her element feeding the wild birds and animals.
When Cheryl and Troy built an addition to their home, they included a bird room and Cheryl acquired birds such as budgies, cockatiels, rosellas, macaws and her special African grey parrot, Cosmo. People began bringing her sick or unwanted birds and she never turned them away. "They call me the bird lady now," she would say proudly. Over the years, five macaws were left in Cheryl's care, and just a few weeks before her death, she took in a budgie.
She worked as secretary at St. Matthew Wesley United Church in North Sydney and then moved to ESP Graphics where she applied many of her artistic skills. "I can do anything with these two hands," she always said, and over the years she proved it. She was a self-taught computer whiz.
Diagnosed with breast cancer at 36, Cheryl determined from the outset to beat the disease by educating herself. Unfortunately, the disease metastasized, but she continued her self-education and, with the help of her doctors, tried new medications and alternative medicines. In the end, doctors said, she lived much longer than most with her type of cancer.
Cheryl joined the local breast-cancer support group. Her knowledge and attitude encouraged others to take control of their illness. The group launched its own Dragon Boat to race last year and hoped Cheryl could paint the dragon's eye -- the symbol of its spirit and life. However, Cheryl was too ill.
In September 2001, Cheryl and Troy realized their dream of visiting her brother Ron in Australia. They dove into the Great Coral Reef and marvelled at what they saw. She wrote home that it looks like a spectacular, underwater garden.
Last March, Cheryl flew home to Ontario for Easter with her family, and Ron joined them from Australia. Ron returned with Cheryl to North Sydney for a week, taking her to her treatments and doctor's appointments as each member of the family had over the previous five years.
Cheryl possessed a strong Christian faith and she leaned on it to the end.
Cheryl was buried on a spectacular, summer day with birds singing in the clear, blue, Cape Breton sky.
Cheryl would be happy to know that large numbers of birds continue to visit her feeders at her home in Barrachois.
Doris GRANT is Cheryl's godmother. She wrote this with help from Marilyn ORTIZ, Cheryl's mother.

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GRANT o@ca.on.york_county.toronto.globe_and_mail 2003-02-21 published
Elizabeth Audrey HEILIG (née HILLMER)
Daughter of the late Robert and Mabel HILLMER of Southampton Ontario and long time resident of Oakville, Ontario Died peacefully and with grace in her 98th year on February 19th, 2003. She was predeceased by her husband Carl, her son Kenneth, her brother George HILLMER and her sister-in-law Margaret HEILIG. She will be missed by her son Bob (Margaret), daughter Margie (Ron), daughter-in-law Kay SCOTT and her ten grandchildren- John, Katherine HEINRICHS, Nancy, Mike; Chris, David, Karen GRANT, Linda, James; Daniel ROGERS. She is also survived by her sister-in-law Alice HEILIG of Hamilton and 15 great-grandchildren. We would like to thank Tita BAGUISA for her devoted care of Elizabeth and the staff of North York Seniors Health Centre for their sensitive support. A Memorial Service will be held on February 22nd at the North York Seniors Health Centre, 2 Buchan Court, North York at 2: 00pm. In lieu of flowers donations may be sent to the Marine Heritage Society, Box 421, Southampton, Ontario N0H 2L0 or your favourite charity.

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GRANT o@ca.on.york_county.toronto.globe_and_mail 2003-03-20 published
MILLMAN, Doris A. (NEWMAN) (née ARNETT)
Always to be lovingly remembered by her large extended family, Doris Angelina (née ARNETT) (NEWMAN) MILLMAN died Sunday, March 9, 2003, at Lindenwood Manor, Winnipeg, at the age of 96. The second oldest of the four children of the late T.L. and Leila ARNETT (née GRANT,) Doris Angelina was born December 1, 1906 in Souris, Manitoba. In 1923 her father moved his appliance manufacturing business to Winnipeg. Doris attended Wesley College, then part of the University of Manitoba, graduating with a Bachelor of Arts degree in 1927. She played competitive ice hockey for the university women's team, and was an avid tennis player. After university, Doris worked for the Royal Bank of Canada where she met Lincoln R. NEWMAN, also of Winnipeg. They married in 1934. During the Second World War, his career took them, and their two sons, to Calgary and Toronto, and, at the end of the war, to England where Linc ran Royal Bank of Canada's London office and Doris re-established the family. In 1950 they returned to Canada to live in Montreal. After her husband's death in 1955, Doris returned to Winnipeg with family. She became an active member of the University Women's Club. In 1963, Doris married H.T. (Ted) MILLMAN, a widower, engineer, and builder of Canada Safeway stores across Western Canada. After their marriage, his three children became an important part of her life. Doris maintained her home for nearly two decades after Ted's death in 1984. Just three months ago, she moved successfully to an apartment at Lindenwood Manor, where she was happy. While highly capable and independent, Doris always appreciated the care and support of her sister, Frances BOWLES, and her brother-in-law, the late Richard S. BOWLES, former Lieutenant Governor of Manitoba; and since Ted MILLMAN's death, the continued devotion of his youngest child, Alison KENNEDY, whom Doris raised as her own daughter. Doris is also survived by her sons, print journalist Roger NEWMAN (Janice,) Gimli, Manitoba journalist and Canadian Broadcasting Corporation television broadcaster, Don NEWMAN, (Shannon DAY,) Ottawa, Ontario; stepsons, architect Hartley Vance MILLMAN (Claudia,) Ottawa, and retired school principal Bob MILLMAN (Linda CHERNENKOFF,) Winnipeg; sisters-in- law Joyce NEWMAN and Bernie ARNETT, Winnipeg; ten grandchildren; ten great-grandchildren and numerous also treasured nieces and nephews. Her memorial service was held in Winnipeg, Wednesday, March 19th, at Westminster United Church where Doris was a member for nearly 40 years. She died on her way to a church service. Doris was cremated and buried at Brookfield Cemetery between her beloved husbands. She was also predeceased by her cherished parents and brothers Tom and Sheldon ARNETT; brothers- and sisters-in-law; daughter-in-law Audrey-Ann NEWMAN and grand_son Lincoln Taylor NEWMAN. Doris Angelina Arnett Newman MILLMAN will be remembered by her family as a cheerful, positive, intelligent, independent and nurturing person. She was caring and compassionate no matter what the circumstances. In lieu of flowers, donations in Doris Millman's memory may be made to the Lincoln Taylor Newman Bursary Fund to assist promising students in need; cheques payable to Queen's University, and sent to the attention of the L.T. Newman Fund, Queen's Office of Advancement, Kingston, Ontario, K7L 3N6.
''Love never ends.'' (1 Corinthians 13: 8)

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GRANT o@ca.on.york_county.toronto.globe_and_mail 2003-04-04 published
Kassie (Katharine) TEMPLE
By Colin LEYS Friday, April 4, 2003 - Page A18
A Canadian who served God and defended the poor of New York. Born June 8, 1944, in Port Hope, Ontario Died November 22, 2002, in New York City, from cancer, aged 58.
No one who talked with Kassie TEMPLE for more than 10 minutes could fail to realize that she was one of the more remarkable people they were ever likely to meet.
Kassie was an Anglican who worked in a Catholic organization and wrote regularly for its newspaper. She was a radical social critic, but opposed to all political parties. A passionate seeker after religious truth, she spent long hours studying the Bible in Hebrew. She was a gifted teacher and powerful debater (woe betide anyone who rashly assumed this religious social worker would be easy to outsmart); above all a fearless, tireless worker with the homeless, sick and abandoned people of her quarter of Manhattan.
She was born in Port Hope, Ontario, where her father was bursar of Trinity College School. After high school, Kassie studied religion at McMaster University. From there she went in the mid-1960s to work for the Canadian International Development Agency in Ottawa and then headed off for two years to Sierra Leone in West Africa, looking after Canadian teachers with the Canadian University Students Overseas. She retained several close Friends from the Canadian University Students Overseas contingent.
She returned to Canada, and McMaster, in 1970 to work with the eminent Canadian philosopher George GRANT, writing a doctoral thesis on the French theologian and sociologist Jacques Ellul. In 1975, she began teaching at the University of Manitoba at Brandon.
One day in 1977 she travelled to New York to see Dorothy DAY, who with Peter MAURIN had founded the Catholic Worker, a group dedicated to nonviolence and solidarity with the poor and other victims of capitalist society. Kassie had been introduced to them some years earlier through a friend at McMaster, but this visit proved a turning point.
From New York she called a friend in Brandon and asked her to get rid of all her belongings, and from then until her death she lived in Mary House, one of two Catholic Worker homes in Manhattan's Lower East Side (she remained an Anglican, however one with a lifelong interest in developing closer understanding between beliefs, including between Christians and Jews). She took to wearing cast-off clothes donated by well-wishers, making her famous soups and stews, caring and fighting for anyone and everyone who was underprivileged, poor, sick, or neglected: prisoners in jail, patients in hospital, elderly people trapped in dingy nursing homes. She took time out only to look after her father in Port Hope for his last three years, saying "it's too bad if you can't look after your own father."
Kassie's religious faith was intense, but she had no trace of religiosity. Last year a visitor asked her why she was wearing a Yankees hat back to front. Oh, she explained, it was just a hat that had been donated, "and we're all Mets fans here."
She could have been a professor, a civil servant, or a diplomat. Instead she identified herself with the poor. However unhappy, sick or difficult they might be, they were never people she worked for or did good to; they were family and Friends.
Kassie was diagnosed with cancer early in 2002. After bearing intense pain very bravely she died peacefully at Mary House, surrounded by her Friends. During the three years she had devoted to looking after her father in Port Hope she made the same sort of impact on that small community as she did in New York. A huge congregation attended her funeral service in Port Hope.
She leaves a painful gap but also an inspiring example, for Canadians as well as her much-loved New Yorkers.
Colin LEYS is Kassie TEMPLE's cousin.

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GRANT o@ca.on.york_county.toronto.globe_and_mail 2003-04-29 published
Mcleod CRAIG
The Honourable McLeod A. CRAIG, Q.C., retired judge Superior Court of Justice, died peacefully, on Sunday, April 27, 2003, surrounded by his family at the William Osler Health Centre (Etobicoke General Hospital); after a short battle with cancer. He is survived by his loving wife Frances ('Bidy',) 3 children Jo-Ann HALL of Kitchener, George CRAIG of Barrie and his wife Judy, Susan BRICK of Dallas and her husband Bill, 8 grandchildren, Christine, Jana, Becky, Allison, Sarah, Chelsea, Natasha, Andrew and 2 great grandchildren, Macleod and Tyler. He was predeceased by parents, George and Minnie CRAIG, brothers, George Jr. of Toronto and Kenneth of Owen Sound and two grandchildren, John HALL and Jessica BRICK. 'Mac' was born, June 13, 1917, in the Village of Paisley, Ontario. In 1935 he attended Dr. KENNEDY's Law Course at the University of Toronto where he graduated in 1939. While at university he played Varsity Blues hockey. He then entered Osgoode Hall Law School and graduated in 1942. He was wounded in 1944, while serving in northern Italy with the West Nova Scotia Regiment. After convalescing he returned to England where he met and married his wife Bidy in 1945. Discharged as a Captain in 1946, he was called to the bar and practiced law in Walkerton, Ontario; 3 years with the late Campbell GRANT, Q.C.. From 1951 to 1952 he was deputy reeve of the Town of Walkerton. In 1952 he relocated his law practice to Owen Sound and was later appointed Queen's Counsel in 1958. During his years in Owen Sound, he was actively involved in a number of Royal Commissions, Chairman of the Board of Governors of Owen Sound General and Marine Hospital and active in numerous other organizations. In 1976 he was appointed a Justice of the Trial Division of the Supreme Court of Ontario where he served with much pleasure. He loved the law and retired, reluctantly, from the bench in 1992. For several years he continued work, mediating in the Private Court. In retirement Mac continued to be a doting grandfather and enjoyed his sports; especially golf. He will be greatly missed by all. Friends may call at the Turner and Porter Funeral Home, 2357 Bloor Street West at Windermere (east of the Jane Subway), Wednesday from 7-9 p.m. and Thursday from 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. A Memorial Service will be held at Kingsway-Lambton United Church, 85 The Kingsway, Etobicoke on Friday, May 2, 2003 at 2: 00 p.m.. At a later date the family will hold a private burial service. Memorial donations may be made to a charity of your choice.

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GRANT o@ca.on.york_county.toronto.globe_and_mail 2003-08-01 published
GRANT, Ian Kirkwood, B.Sc. (Toronto,) B.Ed. (Brock)
Ian died on August 1, 1994, aged 27. On this day he is especially remembered with love and sadness by his parents, Lilian and John, and his sisters Susan and Margaret.

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GRAY/GREY o@ca.on.manitoulin.howland.little_current.manitoulin_expositor 2003-10-22 published
Patricia Joan STERRITT
In loving memory of Patricia Joan STERRITT (née MORRIS) a resident of Manitowaning, died at Laurentian Hospital, Sudbury, on Sunday, October 19, 2003 at the age of 69.
Pat was born in Brampton, daughter of the late Gilbert and Mona (TRIMBLE) MORRIS. Will be dearly missed by her loving husband Malcolm SINCLAIR STERRITT and her children Richard (Rick) STERRITT of Brampton, Wendy (GRAY/GREY) and husband Jim of Palgrave, Robert and wife Lorie of Caledon East, Carl and wife Karen of Alton. Her six grandchildren Mandy, Laura, Nicole, Samantha, Jake and Benjamin will miss their "Nanny"
Predeceased by brothers Robert and Brian and survived by dear sister Virginia and husband Yvon GALIPEAU of Milton, Gail GRIFFITH of Brampton, Mary (CLARIDGE) and husband Hap of Salmon Arm, BC, Julie (CAMPBELL) and husband Brian of Brampton, brothers John, of Brampton and Grant and wife Pam of Chatham. Visitation was held on Monday, October 20, 2003. Funeral service was held on Tuesday, October 21, 2003 all at St. Paul's Anglican Church, Manitowaning, Ontario. Reverend Canon Bain PEEVER officiating. Burial in Hilly Grove Cemetery.

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GRAY/GREY o@ca.on.york_county.toronto.globe_and_mail 2003-01-22 published
She danced on tabletops of Ottawa
Former reporter with capital connections hosted parties for the powerful and waged a spirited campaign to save railway cabooses
By Randy RAY Special to The Globe and Mail Wednesday, January 22, 2003, Page R5
Most who knew her have a story to tell about Starr SOLOMON, a journalist and public-relations practitioner who for years hosted glamorous parties in Ottawa that attracted a who's who of cabinet ministers, bureaucrats and media people.
Ms. SOLOMON, the widow of Hy SOLOMON, former Ottawa bureau chief for The Financial Post, has died in Toronto. She was 64.
Long-time friend and colleague Walter GRAY/GREY remembers the time Ms. SOLOMON convinced former Prime Minister Brian MULRONEY and Liberal Member of Parliament Sheila COPPS -- for years Mr. MULRONEY's nemesis -- to sing together at the National Press Club in Ottawa in the mid-1980s, following the annual Parliamentary Press Gallery dinner.
"They sang a duet. The song was You Made Me Love You," says Mr. GRAY/GREY, a former Globe and Mail bureau chief in Ottawa, who played the piano while the two politicians crooned in tandem. Ms. COPPS is now Canada's heritage minister.
Edna HAMPTON, one of Ms. SOLOMON's closest Friends, said acquaintances, colleagues and politicians always looked forward to dinner parties at the SOLOMON home in Ottawa's trendy Glebe neighbourhood. Trouble was, you never knew when the meal would be served.
"I always used to eat first because the parties would zip along and she would let dinner go. You might eat at 8, you might eat at 11 . . . but you always knew the food would be good," said Ms. HAMPTON, a retired journalist.
Ms. SOLOMON was born in Ottawa and moved to North Bay, Ontario, as a child, where she attended elementary and high school. In the late 1950s, she landed a reporting job with The North Bay Nugget, where Ms. HAMPTON was a senior reporter at the time. Later, The Ottawa Citizen hired her as a reporter and she wrote under the byline Starr COTE, the surname of her first husband.
"She was always full of energy and fond of fun assignments," recalls Ms. HAMPTON. " She would cover anything from a royal tour to a St. Patrick's Day event up the Ottawa Valley."
Among her plum assignments was the visit to Ottawa by U.S. president John F. KENNEDY and his wife, Jacqueline. She also wrote restaurant reviews for The Citizen, where she developed a reputation as a lively writer who was quick-witted, entertaining and personal. Ms. SOLOMON often fought it out for the big local stories with Joyce FAIRBAIRN, a reporter with the now-defunct Ottawa Journal. Ms. FAIRBAIRN later became a Senator.
Ms. SOLOMON left The Citizen in the mid-1960s and moved to Toronto, where she worked with the Canadian Broadcasting Corporation as a writer/producer. She married Mr. SOLOMON on January 23, 1966. The couple lived in Toronto until Mr. SOLOMON was transferred to Washington to open a bureau for The Financial Post.
When the SOLOMONs returned to Ottawa, Ms. SOLOMON and a partner formed a public-relations firm. She quickly became a fixture in the city's media and political circles, a move Mr. GRAY/GREY calls "networking at its best. She had a wide range of Friends and she used these connections to her greatest advantage. I wish I had her Rolodex."
For about 10 years in the 1980s, Ms. SOLOMON and Mr. GRAY/GREY worked at the same public-relations firm, where they teamed up on a variety of projects.
"There was the day the African chief Butelezi arrived in Ottawa as a front for a group of Canadian businesses trying to develop business relations with South Africa. I was assigned to shepherd the chief around town," says Mr. GRAY/GREY. " Starr was to accompany his lady, the lovely Princess Irene, whose sole interest was to shop -- especially at Zellers. As they made their departure laden down with Zellers bags. I think the princess gave Starr a tip for her services."
The pair also worked together on an unsuccessful campaign to stop the Canadian National Railway from eliminating railway cabooses. "The cabooses disappeared, but to this day, the Save the Caboose sweatshirt has been the most comfortable sweatshirt in our respective wardrobes," says Mr. GRAY/GREY.
Over the years Ms. SOLOMON volunteered her public-relations skills for many campaigns. She was a founding member of the Legal Education and Action Fund, which was established to advance women's equality rights, and served on the board of directors of the Ottawa Civic Hospital.
As a couple, the SOLOMONs were known in Ottawa for throwing glamorous parties, some planned, some spontaneous, that attracted the leading cabinet ministers, writers and journalists of the day. Ms. SOLOMON entertained and amused guests with her wit and political insights, while her husband was an engaging conversationalist whose business and political insights held the attention of politicians and bureaucrats.
Those who attended their soirees remember Ms. SOLOMON as a welcoming hostess and terrific cook, whose specialty was Greek and Mediterranean dishes. When guests arrived, she was always beautifully dressed and "the records were on the turntable," recalls Mr. GRAY/GREY. " Patsy Cline was her favourite. But also lots of jazz -- her friend Brian Browne, Oscar Peterson, Oliver Jones." Often guests would sing and dance around the SOLOMONs' dining-room table.
"We did have serious discussions on serious subjects, from time to time," adds Mr. GRAY/GREY.
Former Ottawa Citizen food editor and restaurant reviewer Kathleen WALKER remembers Ms. SOLOMON as "literally . . . the kind of person who danced on tabletops. She was just wonderful and wild. We had a ball together. Great sense of humour. A terrific lady."
She will also be remembered as a great friend "who was there in thick and thin if you had a problem," says Mr. GRAY/GREY.
After her husband died in 1991, Ms. SOLOMON moved back to Toronto, where she did volunteer consulting and public relations work for various organizations, including Legal Education and Action Fund and a Greek nursing home. She was also a trustee of the Hyman SOLOMON Award for Excellence in Public Policy Journalism, established to honour her husband's legacy.
Ms. SOLOMON leaves her two sons, Adam and Ben, two grandchildren and two brothers. A celebration of her life is to be held at the National Press Club in Ottawa on January 29 at 5: 30 p.m.
Starr SOLOMON, journalist, public-relations specialist; born Ottawa, February 27, 1938; died Toronto, January 3, 2003.

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GRAY/GREY o@ca.on.york_county.toronto.globe_and_mail 2003-04-26 published
CARTER, Thomas Kenneth
Died of respiratory failure late Wednesday, April 23rd, 2003, at Toronto General Hospital, surrounded by his family, after a brave struggle to survive a recurrence of lung cancer. Dearest husband of Marguerite for 50 years. Beloved father of Melissa Anne GRAY/GREY (née CARTER,) Michael (wife Suzanne,) and Scott (wife Kelly). Loving grandfather to Alex, Caitlin and Cameron, and great-grandfather to Sarah and Erika. Dear brother of Sylvia CLEMENTSON (née CARTER) (husband John) and Jim (wife Jean.) Cremation has taken place. In lieu of flowers, any donations to Habitat for Humanity, Guelph Humane Society, or charity of choice, would be greatly appreciated. Heartfelt thanks to Dr. Andrew PIERRE, Dr. SHARGAL, Dr. JUGNAUTH, Dr. KAPALA, and thoracic team, for their care and support, as well as to all the wonderful nurses on 7 Eaton Wing. Funeral Mass at St. Gabriel's Parish, 650 Sheppard Avenue East, Willowdale, Ontario, at 11 a.m. on Monday, April 28th.

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GRAY/GREY o@ca.on.york_county.toronto.globe_and_mail 2003-06-07 published
TUCK, Dr. Dennis George 74 years.
Died peacefully on June 5, 2003 in Windsor after suffering a massive stroke last week. Beloved husband of Rosemary JULL and father of David, Simon and his wife Shonna, all of Ottawa and Gillian and her husband Jim, Georgetown. Dear grandfather of Steven, William, Rebecca, Thomas and Maya. Dear brother of Marjorie ROXBURGH, Calgary. Predeceased by loving first wife Rebecca (1992.) A devoted family man Dennis's passions included athletics, travel, music, cooking, his church and science. His vast involvement in the community included the Windsor Rotary Club, Windsor Symphony and various health care groups. Visiting will be held at All Saints' Anglican Church City Hall Square, Windsor on Sunday from 3 - 7 p.m. The funeral service will be held in the church on Monday, June 9, 2003 at 11: 00 a.m. Canon William GRAY/GREY officiating. Cremation with interment in Scott Memorial Gardens. Arrangements entrusted to the Walter D. Kelly Funeral Home and Cremation Centre. In kindness, memorial tributes to The Dennis Tuck Memorial Chemistry Scholarship Fund care of the family would be appreciated.

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GRAY/GREY o@ca.on.york_county.toronto.globe_and_mail 2003-06-19 published
GRAY/GREY, The Honourable Wesley Gibson, B.A., LL.B., LL.D., Q.C. (Lieutenant (N) Royal Canadian Navy, Justice, Supreme Court of Ontario; Treasurer and C.E.O., The Law Society of Upper Canada original Smoke Lake Lease Holder)
Died peacefully, At Toronto, on Wednesday, June 18, 2003 after a short illness. Gibson, beloved husband of Nancy BURTON for 60 years. Dear father of Patsy (Tim PORTER,) Katy WAUGH (Ralph EIBNER,) and Barbara (Dudleigh COYLE.) Loving Grandpa of Suzanna and Rosalind PORTER; Maggie WELT (Bruno) and Emily WAUGH; Nancy, David and Patrick COYLE. He will be sadly missed by his sister Estelle CUNNINGHAM and her family. Special thanks to the medical team at St. Michael's Hospital who took such good care of him. The family will receive Friends at the Humphrey Funeral Home - A. W. Miles Chapel, 1403 Bayview Avenue (south of Eglinton Avenue East), from 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. on Friday, June 20th, Service at Rosedale United Church, 159 Roxborough Drive (M4W 1X7), on Saturday, June 21st at 11 o'clock. Interment at Saint John's Norway Cemetery on Monday, June 23rd at 10 o'clock. In lieu of flowers, donations to St. Michael's Hospital, 30 Bond Street, Toronto M5B 1W8, or Rosedale United Church.

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GRAY/GREY o@ca.on.york_county.toronto.globe_and_mail 2003-06-30 published
ADAM/ADAMS, James Bruce
Died peacefully on June 26, 2003 at the Oakville Trafalgar Memorial Hospital at the age of 78. Loving husband of Shirley (DEMARA,) for 49 years. Adored father of Kathy GRAY/GREY (of Meaford,) Jeff (Jennifer) of Vancouver, and Judy (Nick BEVERIDGE) of Burlington. Loving Grandpa to Katie, Adam, Will and Jimmy D. GRAY/GREY, and Molly and Paige BEVERIDGE. Younger brother to Angus (Grace) and Don (Betty). He was loved by many and will be missed by all. Friends and family will be received at the Ward Funeral Home, 109 Reynolds Street Oakville (905-844-3221) on Wednesday July 2, from 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. A memorial service will be held at Knox Presbyterian Church 89 Dunn Street Oakville on Thursday July 3, 2002 at 1 p.m. A reception to follow the service. In lieu of flowers, donations in memory of Bruce to Knox Church Memorial Fund or the Oakville Trafalgar Memorial Hospital would be appreciated.

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GRAY/GREY o@ca.on.york_county.toronto.globe_and_mail 2003-08-20 published
Trudeau-era cabinet minister John MUNRO dies, aged 72
By Jeff GRAY/GREY With reports from Campbell CLARK and Canadian Press Wednesday, August 20, 2003 - Page A2
Former Trudeau cabinet minister John MUNRO, whose federal political career ended with a lengthy legal fight, died yesterday of a heart attack in his Hamilton home. He was 72.
Former colleagues remembered Mr. MUNRO, the member from Hamilton-East from 1962 to 1984, as a politician who fought hard for working people around the cabinet table, where he held several key portfolios.
"I think he was a feisty, progressive person of conviction, and was, I guess, part of a somewhat diminishing breed called a real Liberal," said Lloyd AXWORTHY, who served in cabinet with Mr. MUNRO in the early 1980s.
Mr. MUNRO, a Hamilton lawyer, was re-elected eight times and was a cabinet minister for most of the years between 1968 and 1984, handling health and welfare, labour and Indian affairs. As minister of welfare, he brought in the Guaranteed Income Supplement, which helped lift many senior citizens out of poverty.
But in 1989, after he left government, an Royal Canadian Mounted Police investigation accused him of corruption during his time as a minister. The charges were eventually thrown out, but Mr. MUNRO, hobbled by an estimated $1-million in legal bills, launched a civil suit to get the government to cover his costs. He eventually received about $1.4-million in a settlement.
Prime Minister Jean CHRÉTIEN, who was elected to Parliament a year after Mr. MUNRO, remembered him as a hard-working minister.
"We were very good Friends, and I'm terribly sorry that he passed away, and I would like to offer my condolences to his family," Mr. CHRÉTIEN told reporters. "He was a very good member of Parliament, and he was a very good minister and a guy who worked very, very hard in all the files that was given to him."
Heritage Minister Sheila COPPS, the minister from Hamilton and daughter of the city's former mayor, said Mr. MUNRO gave her some political lessons when she served as a poll captain for his election in 1968.
"He was a great Canadian; he was a great parliamentarian, and also someone who will be sorely missed in Hamilton. He was well loved, and had politics in his blood."
Tom AXWORTHY, who was prime minister Pierre TRUDEAU's principal secretary, said Mr. MUNRO was a key figure in Mr. TRUDEAU's cabinet.
"He was a man who always had a great heart. He had tremendous empathy for the disadvantaged," he said.
Mr. TRUDEAU looked to Mr. MUNRO to fight for his social liberal positions at cabinet meetings, his former aide said. "When we had those kind of debates, he would kind of look over to MUNRO when he wanted to hear the liberal perspective on the issue."
The complex political scandal left Mr. MUNRO fighting for his reputation, instead of Liberal policies.
"That was a sad and distracting end to what had been a pretty good career," Tom AXWORTHY said.
"He'd spent his whole life fighting battles for the little guy, and then he ended fighting all kinds of battles against allegations and so on."
The Royal Canadian Mounted Police filed more 37 charges against Mr. MUNRO -- corruption, breach of trust, fraud, conspiracy and theft -- going back to his time as minister of Indian affairs. At the centre of the case was the allegation that part of a $1.5-million grant to the National Indian Brotherhood (now the Assembly of First Nations) actually went toward Mr. MUNRO's usuccessful 1984 Liberal leadership bid.
The 1991 trial lasted several months, but the judge tossed out the charges before even hearing evidence from the defence.
Things did start to turn around. In mid-1998, Hamilton's airport, which he fought hard to expand, was named after him.
"In a time when Canada, I think, needs liberal voices, we've lost a great one," Tom AXWORTHY said.

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GRAY/GREY o@ca.on.york_county.toronto.globe_and_mail 2003-09-15 published
CHAMANDY, Richard 'Dick' - b.1932 d.1973
Early Saturday morning on the 15th of September 1973, Richard 'Dick' CHAMANDY died suddenly while playing tennis in Bennington Heights. Dick was the only son of Adele ABRAHAM and Fred CHAMANDY, dear husband of Maree (née FINN) and father of Ian, David and Patrick. Dick attended Upper Canada College and the University of Toronto, eventually graduating with a law degree from Osgoode Hall. With law school friend Fred GRAY/GREY, he founded the law firm of Chamandy and Gray, where he worked until his death. Dick was second generation Lebanese and well connected to his community. He had many close Friends and relatives whom he charmed with his loyalty, a sharp intellect and a witty sense of humour. He would have adored the company of his four grandchildren, Aidan, Olivia, Eric and Leah and daughters-in-law Lori, Marie-Hélène and Cindy. One of Dick's passions was hockey, in which he participated as a player and as a tireless coach to his sons at North Toronto. This was in addition to his part-time job as head armchair coach of the Toronto Maple Leafs. Dick's flair for the unconventional, whether it be his Neil Young sideburns, giving motorcycle rides around Oriole Park to neighborhood kids, or playing the ukulele, endeared him to all. Has it really been 30 years? Some things haven't changed in that time, including our fond memories of him and the Leafs' inability to win without him. If you happened to have known Dick, please take a moment today to reflect with a smile on your own fond memories of him.

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GRAY/GREY o@ca.on.york_county.toronto.globe_and_mail 2003-10-16 published
Sludge truck driver dies
By Jeff GRAY/GREY, Thursday, October 16, 2003 - Page A20
A driver hauling Toronto sewage sludge to Michigan died yesterday after being partly buried while unloading his truck.
Police say Jovan SAROVIC, 38, of Kitchener, Ontario, was unloading his tractor trailer around 6: 30 a.m. yesterday at the Carleton Farms Landfill in Michigan, southwest of Detroit's airport.
Detective Corporal Michael CZINSKI of the Sumpter Township Police said Mr. SAROVIC was trying to dump his load of sludge into a trench about 4.5 metres deep.
While he was standing behind the vehicle, the truck's doors apparently flew open prematurely, knocking him into the trench and dumping about a quarter of the truck's load of 35 tonnes of sludge on top of him.
Michael VALCHEV, Mr. SAROVIC's employer, said it was too early to say what caused the accident. "The first priority is to do what the family would like us to do."

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GRAVELLE o@ca.on.manitoulin.howland.little_current.manitoulin_expositor 2003-04-16 published
Annie Melissa GRAVELLE
In loving memory of Annie Melissa GRAVELLE, peacefully at Manitoulin Centennial Manor on Monday, April 14, 2003 age 82 years.
Predeceased by husband Percy GRAVELLE. Predeceased by daughter Gail. Remembered by son-in-law Al McPHERSON. Cherished Grandmother of Perry and wife Rita CAMPBELL of Naughton, Sherry Lynn and husband Gilles, Cara and husband Henry. Loved Great Grandmother of Dustin, Sara and Nigel CAMPBELL, Danielle and Kristen. Remembered by sister Verna and husband Stewart MIDDAUGH, brothers Grant and wife Ethel BOWERMAN and Don and wife June BOWERMAN. Predeceased by Virgie Young, Cleve BOWERMAN, Clara BLACKBURN, Leonard BOWERMAN, Ruby YOUNG and Mildred MIDDAUGH.
There will be a gathering of Friends on Saturday, April 19, 2003 at 1: 30 to remember and celebrate Annie’s life at the family home in Whitefish Falls. Arrangements in care of Island Funeral Home.

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GRAVER o@ca.on.york_county.toronto.globe_and_mail 2003-03-06 published
SAYERS, Marion Frances (née GRAVER)
At her home, surrounded by her family on Wednesday, March 5th, 2003. She will be sadly missed by her partner Anne PLOWRIGHT, her sister Lorraine and her husband Bob McCULLOUGH, her sons and daughters-in-law, Chris and Carol, and Scott and Judy, and her grand_sons David, Jeffrey, Mark and Matthew. Family and Friends will be received at the Ward Funeral Home, 2035 Weston Road, Weston, (416) 241-4618 on Friday from 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m. and Saturday in St. Philips Anglican Church, 25 St. Phillips Road, Weston from 10 a.m. until the time of the Funeral Service at 11: 30 a.m. Interment St. Philips Cemetery.
''Heaven is in for a real treat''

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