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DREBIN o@ca.on.york_county.toronto.globe_and_mail 2007-12-14 published
WINBAUM, Faye " Faygie"
In her 90th year on Wednesday, December 12, 2007 at Baycrest Hospital. Predeceased by her beloved husband of 66 years Benny WINBAUM. Loving mother of Rosemary and Morty GOLDHAR. Loyal sister of Mona ROSENBAUM. Spectacular Bubby of David DREBIN, Carolyn DREBIN and David BENOLIEL. Caring grandmother of Wendy KLEIN, Bradley and Nathalie GOLDHAR, Rabbi AVRAHAM and Yochevet GOLDHAR, beloved great-grandmother of Leo, Billy, Shaya, Tamara, Oliver, Gabrielle, Elishever, Nechama, Shoshana, Hadassah, Yehuda, Orley, Chanina, and Ahuva. Adored auntie Faye to her many nieces and nephews. Our love and gratitude to Gina, Freddie, and Belle. At Benjamin's Park Memorial Chapel, 2401 Steeles Avenue West (3 lights west of Dufferin) for service on Friday, December 14, 2007 at 10: 00 a.m. Interment Beth Sholom Synagogue section of Mt. Sinai Memorial Park. Shiva 21 Old Forest Hill Road, daily from 1: 00 p.m. Donations may be made to the Faygie Winbaum Memorial Fund c/o The Benjamin Foundation, 3429 Bathurst Street, Toronto, M6A 2C3, 416-780-0324 or www.benjamins.ca

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DREIKURS o@ca.on.york_county.toronto.globe_and_mail 2007-07-12 published
CASSEL, Pearl Georgina (née PAGE,) M.Ed.
on July 3rd, 2007, age 75, of heart failure after a long battle with illness. Teacher, traveler, guidance counselor, author, naturalist, public speaker, patron of our native artists, cruise ship lecturer, photographer, fisherwoman, mother and grandmother. Born in Bengeo, England, Pearl studied science at the Universities of London and Southampton after turning down a scholarship that would have required her to study education. After three years in research pharmacology, her thirst for travel and adventure took her to North America, where she hitch-hiked through 40 states before serendipitously landing a short term teaching position in Toronto. Ironically, the experience discovered a passion for pedagogy that began a 35 year career in which she taught all elementary and high school grades, earned a Masters of Education at the University of Toronto and a Parent Education Diploma, and became a founding director of the Alfred Adler Institute of Ontario. With Doctor Rudolph DREIKURS, a colleague of Adler, she co-authored Discipline without Tears, a teacher and parent guide to managing primary school pupils through understanding motivation, which became an international bestseller translated into several languages. Pearl went on to author Why Kids Jump Over The Moon (Winner of the Elmer Huff Award, Ontario School Counselors Association) and, with co-author Doctor Raymond CORSINI, The Challenge of Adolescence (Writers Award, Federation of Women Teachers' Associations of Ontario) and Coping with Teenagers in a Democracy. The success of her books and her love of helping others resulted in invitations to deliver over 1000 keynote speeches and workshops throughout North America, including most of Canada's major universities and many remote locations where she introduced Adlerian, democracy-based teaching approach to First Nations educators. Pearl developed a deep appreciation for native art and relationships with native artists, including the Hunts in British Columbia and Goyce Kakegamic, for whom she helped to arrange an airlift of his work when his studio was threatened by forest fire. Following her retirement from the public school system, Pearl alternated residences in Toronto, Florida, Victoria and Vancouver and reapplied her skills to guiding and educating adults on cruise ships. Greatly distressed when she became unable to continue cruise ship lecturing, she applied her characteristic determination to find other venues in which to contribute to the community: providing telephone support to the housebound through community care; organizing trips and events for her residence and local clubs; and, in her last year, returning to assist in a local elementary school, which she found as rewarding as any of the experiences in her rich life. Pearl is survived by son Paul and granddaughters Camille and Celeste in Toronto and niece Linda in England. A celebration of Pearl will take place in the banquet room at 1880 Valley Farm Rd., Pickering, where she lived, on Friday, July 20th from 3: 00 to 5:30 p.m. Donations in lieu of flowers may be made to the Pickering Naturalists, Box 304, Pickering, Ontario. L1V 2R6 or the Adlerian Psychology Association of British Columbia 230-1818 W. Broadway Vancouver, British Columbia V6J

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DREW o@ca.on.middlesex_county.london.london_free_press 2007-01-09 published
DREW, Ronald Martin
Peacefully at Woodstock General Hospital on Monday, January 8, 2007, Ronald Martin DREW of Woodstock in his 73rd year. Beloved husband and best friend of Shirley for 47 years. Loving father of Brent DREW (Kim) of Ailsa Craig, Ontario, Sherri DREW- OCHAL (Peter OCHAL) of Brampton, and Scott DREW (Sandy) of London. Grandpa of Brandon DREW, Damien DREW and Matthew OCHAL. Brother of Doctor Derwood DREW (Yvonne) of Ottawa and brother-in-law of Jack TERNOEY (Anna) of Blenheim, Patricia ENNETT (Larry) of Dresden, Jim TERNOEY (Marlene) of Blenheim, and the late Cindy PILBEAM. Also remembered by several nieces and nephews. Ron was a longtime employee of Union Gas. Friends will be received at the Smith-LeRoy Funeral Home, 69 Wellington Street North, Woodstock on Thursday, 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. Parish prayers at the funeral home Thursday afternoon at 4: 00 p.m. Funeral Mass at Holy Trinity Catholic Parish, 904 Dundas Street, Woodstock on Friday, January 12, 2007 at 11: 00 a.m. with Father Chris GEVAERT as celebrant. Cremation. Interment at Saint Mary Catholic Cemetery. If desired, memorial donations to the Woodstock Hospital Foundation or the Heart and Stroke Foundation of Ontario would be appreciated. Smith-LeRoy, (519) 537-3611. Personal condolences may be sent at www.smithleroy.com

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