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PARADIS o@ca.on.york_county.toronto.globe_and_mail 2003-09-20 published
GLADDY, Dr. Percy Vaughan, B.Sc., M.D., (F.R.C.SC)
On September 16, 2003, in his home on the shores of Lake Huron with his family, Percy died, at the age of 76, after a life filled with integrity, hard work, dedication and achievement. He leaves his dear wife, Alexia, and beloved children, Geoffrey, Sarah (Jonathan), Jennifer and Rebecca, and cherished grand_sons Alexander and Daniel. He was predeceased by his parents, Arthur and Nellie, and brother, Leo. Born and raised in Sarnia, Ontario, Percy was a graduate of Queen's University (Meds '50), with postgraduate training in Canada and the U.S. in Obstetrics and Gynecology. A lifelong student of medicine, Percy practiced medicine for over 45 years in Sarnia where he served his community and positively touched the lives of many mothers and their families. He was instrumental in setting up the first Emergency Physicians' Service at St. Joseph's Hospital which provided 24-hour emergency care for the residents of Sarnia-Lambton. He also set up the first mother-baby wellness clinic in Walpole Island to provide pre- and post-natal care. For service to the First Nation community, he was given the honorary name Mshkikiiwnini (Indian Doctor). A skilled physician, he will be remembered for his strong moral code, humour, warmth, availability and concern for others. In his career and personal life, Percy was guided by his Christian faith, especially during the last difficult days of his illness and he remained true to himself determined, strong and willing to do the work to survive. He had great love for his family and was the proud father of four Queen's graduates. His example and principles will remain to inspire his children and all who knew him. He received excellent medical care and his family wishes to express their appreciation to Dr. D. PAYNE, Dr. F. SHEPHERD, Dr. G. DARLING, Dr. D. BROWN and Jennifer HORNBY, Princess Margaret Hospital, Toronto, and Dr. V. BALACHANDRA and Dr. R. GARRETT, Sarnia. Percy's family is grateful for the support and care extended to them by their many relatives, Friends, and especially Helen PARADIS. Cremation has taken place with arrangements entrusted to McKenzie and Blundy Funeral Home and Cremation Centre (519-344-3131). A memorial service to celebrate Percy's life will be held at 11: 00 a.m. on Saturday, September 27, 2003, at Grace United Church, 990 Cathcart Blvd., Sarnia. In lieu of flowers, Percy's family kindly requests that expressions of sympathy be directed to the Lambton Education Foundation (Dr. P.V. Gladdy Scholarship), 200 Wellington Street, P.O. Box 2019, Sarnia, Ontario N7T 7L2 or to the Lambton Hospitals Foundation (Building Fund
Dept. of Obstetrics and Gynecology), 89 Norman Street, Sarnia, Ontario N7T 6S3. Messages of condolence and memories may be left at www.mckenzieblundy.com
A tree will be planted in memory of Percy GLADDY in the McKenzie & Blundy Memorial Forest. Dedication service Sunday, September 19th, 2004 at 2: 00 p.m. at the Wawanosh Wetlands Conservation Area.

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PAREKH o@ca.on.york_county.toronto.globe_and_mail 2003-04-11 published
Heather PAREKH
By Navin PAREKH, Nisha STOPARCZYK, Shaan PAREKH and Neil PAREKH Friday, April 11, 2003 - Page A20
Heather PAREKH
Wife, mother, daughter, sister, grandmother, devout Christian. Born June 5, 1943, in Toronto. Died January 24, 2003, in Ottawa, of ovarian cancer, aged 59.
Boxing Day!
Heather gathered us -- her husband Navin, daughter Nisha and sons Shaan and Neil -- around the kitchen table in our home in Ottawa. We knew what this surreal meeting was about. Because we had great difficulty talking, Heather began. She told us her plan for her last rites.
With tears in our eyes and heavy hearts, we listened as she told us that she did not want a wake nor a "funeral." She wanted a celebration of her life. Holding our hands, she spoke in a steady voice, telling us what songs and prayers would be sung, what readings and prayers spoken.
She asked us to let tears come, but reminded us, "Life must go on." Four weeks before she died, Heather was performing her most important duty as a wife and a mother: preparing her family to accept her death and our lives afterwards.
At Heather's celebration, Father Bob POOLE began his tribute by describing Heather as a "human magnet." Indeed, people from all walks of life were attracted to her -- from ardent bridge players and her Indian in-laws, to a developmentally disabled young man who had become a close friend.
Born in Toronto, Heather was the second child of Lucy and William NOBLE. It was a family of teachers. Father was the principal of Lawrence Park Collegiate. Her brother William became a professor of anthropology at McMaster University; her sister Nancy teaches public school.
We met at the University of Toronto's International Student Centre, where she was studying English. I was born and raised in India and had immigrated to Canada in 1965. We were married in 1966 after Heather graduated, and lived in Toronto until 1969, before moving to Ottawa.
Heather gave 100 per cent to whatever she did, including reconciling our cultural differences. She not only learned Gujarati (when she wanted yogurt she would always use the Gujarati term "dahin") she could also write it, well enough to send long letters to my mother.
When my father, Kaka, fell ill, she cared for him (he told me he she was like his mother). Together we visited India four times.
Although Heather was born Protestant, I sensed that she was seeking something. She found it when she converted to the Catholic faith in the mid-1980s. As with everything else she did, she immersed herself fully in all aspects of her faith and her church community, whether in leading singsongs, or prayers, or volunteering for distributing clothing and food to the needy, or cooking for social gatherings, or lending an empathetic ear to someone in distress.
After the children were grown, she worked as a sales representative for Ottawa magazine. She always had oomph, joie de vivre. At Halloween parties, even her best Friends did a double take when, clad in a white sari, Heather would bow her head and bring her hands together to greet them as Mother Teresa.
After we took a holiday in Italy, she transformed the dining room into a Tuscan restaurant complete with a sign, "Trattoria di PAREKH," red, green and white streamers, and a hand-written menu in Italian.
In January, 2000, Heather was diagnosed with ovarian cancer. With a strong faith, she braved the disease for three years. When the doctor told her that the end was near, she accepted the prognosis courageously and lovingly.
Navin is Heather's husband, Nisha is her daughter and Shaan and Neil are her sons.

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PARFITT o@ca.on.york_county.toronto.globe_and_mail 2003-09-18 published
HOPE, Ann Leslie (née McCULLOCH)
In Charlottetown on Tuesday, September 16th, 2003 aged 77 years. Daughter of Hugh Leslie and Barbara McCULLOCH of Galt, Ontario. Ann died peacefully after a brief illness. Predeceased by her husband Frank. Survived by her three children, Robin (Robert PATERSON), William (Amanda PARFITT) and Barclay (Lindsay COLLINS) and seven grandchildren.

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PARISI o@ca.on.york_county.toronto.globe_and_mail 2003-02-18 published
PASHLEY, Kitty
Died peacefully on February 15, 2003, at 92. She was predeceased by Stanley PASHLEY, her husband of 63 years, and by her great-granddaughter Alexandra. She was the mother of Susan Delaware FACENDIS, John (Lorraine PARISI,) and Nicholas (Anne,) grandmother of Richard (Carmen), Louisa, and Teresa, and great-grandmother of Patrick, Joshua, Samantha, and Daniella. She was born in Devon and emigrated with her family to Canada in 1953. An enthusiastic artist, she taught painting until she was 89. Kitty PASHLEY lived a full and convivial life, loved and admired by her family and many Friends. She will be greatly missed. Our thanks to all who visited her in her later years, especially to Bonnie ASHTON and Lorette LUZAJIC, and to the staff of Leisureworld, St. George Street. A memorial service will be held at St. Philip's Anglican Church, 31 St. Phillips Road, Etobicoke, on Monday, February 24 at 11 am. In lieu of flowers please send donations to the Toronto Humane Society or your favourite charity.

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PARK o@ca.on.manitoulin.howland.little_current.manitoulin_expositor 2003-09-10 published
Marguerite Esther LOCHEAD
In loving memory of Marguerite Esther LOCHEAD, July 11, 1919 - September 2, 2003.
Marguerite Esther LOCHEAD, a resident of Mindemoya, passed away at the Mindemoya Hospital, Mindemoya on Tuesday, September 2, 2003 at the age of 84 years. She was born in Dalhousie Township daughter of the late Hugh and Marion (PARK) LOCHEAD. Marguerite was a teacher for 35 years, teaching in such places as Copper Cliff, Gatchell and Little Current before retiring to Mindemoya. She became very active in the Mindemoya United Church. She had many hobbies, including gardening, knitting and art especially painting with oils. Well-known and respected in her community, she will be sadly missed by all who knew her. A loving sister, aunt, great aunt and friend, many fond memories will be cherished. Marguerite is survived by her sister Marion "Betty" SLOSS of Spring Bay and brother Alex LOCHEAD and wife Mary of London. Predeceased by a brother Alex LOCHEAD and wife Mary of London. Predeceased by a brother Charles and brother-in-law Elwood SLOSS. Dear and loving aunt of Jim SLOSS, Susan GRENON, Mary Lynn McQUARRIE, Bill LOCHEAD, Charles LOCHEAD, Marian LOCHEAD, James LOCHEAD and Phyllis SPARKS. Also survived by 11 great nieces and nephews. Friends called at the Mindemoya United Church, Mindemoya on Friday, September 5, 2003 from 2 - 4 pm and 7 - 9 pm. The funeral service was conducted at the Church on Saturday September 6, 2003 at 11 am with Reverend Mary Jo ECKERT TRACY officiating. Interment in Mindemoya Cemetery.
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PARK o@ca.on.york_county.toronto.globe_and_mail 2003-09-23 published
PARK, Olive Elizabeth (née WILSON)
Betty PARK (née WILSON) died peacefully at George Hees Wing, Sunnybrook Hospital, September 14, 2003; predeceased by her husband Dr. Norman S. PARK. She will be missed by her daughter Dr. Elizabeth PARK, her husband Dr. Michael GATES, and their children Kirstin, Norman, Russell, and Thomas. Also sharing in this loss are her son Dr. Norman PARK, his partner Dr. Brenda TONER, and their children Jessica, Emma, Sari, Lindsay, and Michelle. She is survived by one brother, Dr. John WILSON, predeceased by two brothers Fred WILSON and Eric WILSON, Royal Canadian Air Force aircrew World War 2. If desired, memorial donations may be given to the Bob Rumball Centre for the Deaf, 2395 Bayview Avenue, Toronto.

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PARKER o@ca.on.york_county.toronto.globe_and_mail 2003-03-04 published
ALEXANDER, Helen (née PARKER)
Passed away peacefully at Chateau Westmount on March 01, 2003 at the age of 98. Widow of Edward Ryckman ALEXANDER, formerly of Sun Life Assurance Co., who died in 1975. Beloved mother and mother-in-law of Ted and Deborah ALEXANDER of Calgary, and Jim and Elizabeth BRIERLEY of Dunham, Quebec. Loving grandmother of Mark, Katherine, and Sarah ALEXANDER, and Donald, Mary, Michael, and Anne BRIERLEY. Great grandmother of eleven. She is also survived by her brother and sister-in-law, William E. and Ruth PARKER of Toronto. Service to be held at St. Andrew's Dominion Douglas Church, corner The Boulevard and Lansdowne Ave., Lansdowne Ave. entrance, on Friday, March 07th at 1 p.m. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the Montreal Diet Dispensary, 2182 Lincoln Ave. Montreal, H3H 1J3.

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PARKER o@ca.on.york_county.toronto.globe_and_mail 2003-03-06 published
MacLEAN, Anne R. (née PARKER)
Peacefully, on Wednesday, March 5, 2003, at The Houses of Providence, Toronto, in her 83rd year. Beloved wife of the late Michael Daniel MacLEAN. Beloved mother of Robert and Janet MacLEAN, and grandmother of David LEMIEUX. Dear sister of Betty KIRKPATRICK and sister-in-law of Eleanor MacLEAN and Isabel MacLEAN. Anne lived life fully and touched all of us deeply. A special thank you to all of her wonderful caregivers at The Houses of Providence. Friends may call on Thursday from 6-9 p.m. at the G.H. Hogle Funeral Home, 63 Mimico Avenue, Etobicoke. Funeral Mass at St. Leo's Catholic Church, 2777 Royal York Road, Etobicoke, on Friday at 10 a.m. Interment Mount Peace Cemetery.

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PARKER o@ca.on.york_county.toronto.globe_and_mail 2003-05-24 published
He ran O'Keefe Centre in its prime
Former accountant was an innovator: He booked a show using surtitles and a play about an interracial romance
By Carol COOPER Special to The Globe and Mail Saturday, May 24, 2003 - Page F10
Late one spring night in 1963, a phone call awoke Hugh WALKER, the first managing director and president of Toronto's O'Keefe Centre for the Performing Arts. A police officer wanted to know if "we had a mad Russian called Nuri-something dancing at the O'Keefe Centre," Mr. WALKER wrote in his book, The O'Keefe Centre: Thirty Years of Theatre History.
After the opening performance of Marguerite and Armand, in which he starred with Dame Margot FONTEYN, Rudolph NUREYEV had danced up the centre of Yonge Street, attempting headstands on cars as he went. Police intervened in the interest of Mr. NUREYEV's safety, but after a scuffle, the dancer landed in jail for causing a disturbance.
Endlessly kind, courtly and patient, Mr. WALKER notified the Royal Ballet with whom Mr. NUREYEV was performing, and the dancer was released.
Mr. WALKER, the man who smoothed the way for the stars appearing at the O'Keefe as overseer of its operations and who had previously supervised its construction, has died at the age of 93.
O'Keefe Centre, now named the Hummingbird Centre, opened on October 1, 1960, with the first performance of Camelot in the country's first Broadway musical. The show starred Richard BURTON, Julie ANDREWS and Robert GOULET and played to a glittering crowd.
In The Toronto Star, Gordon SINCLAIR wrote: "A salaam to Hugh WALKER for bringing the O'Keefe Centre home on time after 30 months of strain on his patience, nerves and humour."
Mr. WALKER had, in fact, developed an ulcer during the centre's construction, and the strain didn't end with its opening. Shortly after the curtain, his wife, Shirley, smelled smoke. It turned out to be a burning escalator motor, and after the fire was extinguished, Mary JOLLIFFE, the centre's publicist, ran to a hotel across the street for air freshener. The audience came out at intermission none the wiser.
It took royalty to solve another problem. At the time, temperance sentiment remained strong in Toronto, and teetotallers criticized the fact the O'Keefe was funded by, and named for, a brewery.
Mr. WALKER set about to gain acceptance for the centre. Learning that the Queen was visiting Canada in June of 1959, he convinced her aides that she should stop briefly at the construction site and view a model of the building.
Before an audience of arts patrons and the press, the Queen inspected the model and showed such an interest that she overstayed her schedule, delaying the start of the Queen's Plate, her next stop, by half an hour.
Mr. WALKER didn't know that the Queen or the O'Keefe would be in his future when he became executive assistant to Canadian Breweries and Argus Corp. owner E. P. TAILOR/TAYLOR in 1955.
It was only after his hiring that he learned that Mr. TAILOR/TAYLOR had responded to a challenge made by Nathan PHILLIPS, then mayor of Toronto, for industry to build a desperately needed performing arts theatre in the city. For the project, Mr. TAILOR/TAYLOR gave $12-million and the services of his new assistant.
With the slogan "To bring the best of live entertainment to the greatest number of people at the lowest possible prices," the 3, 211-seat multipurpose theatre, designed by modernist architect Peter DICKINSON, quickly became a predominant Canadian venue, predating the Place des Arts in Montreal and the National Arts Centre in Ottawa.
Pre-Broadway shows, musicals, ballets and plays from around the world came to the O'Keefe and it replaced Maple Leaf Gardens as the Toronto venue for the Metropolitan Opera. International stars such as Louis ARMSTRONG, Paul ANKA, Tom JONES, Diana ROSS and Harry BELAFONTE performed there.
During one of Mr. BELAFONTE's many performances at the centre, he experimented with a wireless mike. Accidentally, he tuned into the police frequency. "The O'Keefe audience had the unusual experience of listening in on a lot of police messages, while the police were able to enjoy hearing BELAFONTE sing Ma-til-da!," Mr. WALKER wrote.
Another O'Keefe story concerned Carol CHANNING. When the performer appeared at the centre in Hello, Dolly, she needed to make a number of quick costume changes. Since there wasn't enough time for Ms. CHANNING to run backstage to her dressing room, the crew put up a roofless tent in the wings.
From the fly bridge, the stagehands looked down on Ms. CHANNING, remaining quiet while they watched her change. After her last performance, she looked up at them and said, "Well, boys, hope you've enjoyed the show. 'Bye now."
Other more critical events are associated with the O'Keefe. In 1964, while awaiting her divorce from Eddie FISHER, Elizabeth TAILOR/TAYLOR stayed with Richard BURTON while he starred in Sir John GIELGUD's production of Hamlet at the centre. One weekend between performances, the couple stole off to Montreal and married.
And in 1974, ballet dancer Mikhail BARYSHNIKOV arranged his defection from the Soviet Union at the centre.
During the early 1960s, the O'Keefe became home to the National Ballet of Canada and the Canadian Opera Company. In his book, Mr. WALKER credits the centre with allowing the companies' artistic growth.
Still, not everyone spoke so kindly about the O'Keefe. Many critics denounced its acoustics and less-than-intimate size.
For that, Mr. WALKER had a ready answer. In 1985, Herbert WHITTAKER, then The Globe and Mail's drama critic, wrote: "Against the fading chorus of these ancient complaints, I hear an echo, the rather quiet British tones of Hugh WALKER: 'We know it [O'Keefe Centre] is too large for legitimate theatre, Herbert, but think of all the things Toronto would have missed if E. P. TAILOR/TAYLOR hadn't built it when he did?' "
Born on March 2, 1910, in Scotland to Brigadier-General James Workman WALKER, who fought in the Middle East during the First World War, and Jane STEVENSON, Hugh Percy WALKER was the middle of three children. After earning a B.A. at Cambridge University, he became a chartered accountant.
Mr. WALKER worked with firms in London, Palestine, Quebec, Scotland and Michigan before being employed by Mr. TAILOR/TAYLOR.
Although a great lover of theatre, upon his appointment as the O'Keefe's managing director, Mr. WALKER had little experience with its business side. This led to some innocent faux pas, such as when he booked a photo shoot with the Camelot stars at 10 in the morning, impossibly early for actors. In response, Mr. BURTON exclaimed: "What, in the middle of the night?" Ms. JOLLIFFE said.
Still, director and theatre critic Mavor MOORE said Mr. WALKER dealt with difficulties well. "He was very smooth," Dr. MOORE said. "He was very expert at handling people and situations. He was a calm man."
Mr. WALKER trusted his staff, Ms. JOLLIFFE said. "He was willing to take direction from staff people who had already been in the business, and that was unusual."
And he was gracious and courteous. "He gave great dignity to the performing arts profession and he treated people wonderfully," Ms. JOLLIFFE said. "He was a perfect model of a former era of English gentlemen."
Known for his hospitality, Mr. WALKER always visited the stars in their dressing rooms before opening night and entertained them afterward at First Nighters' parties with Mrs. WALKER.
When the WALKERs took Leonard BERNSTEIN to the Rosedale Country Club, Mr. WALKER tolerated Mr. BERNSTEIN's sending back the wine three times, Ms. JOLLIFFE said.
Along with bringing in commercial performances from the United States and Britain, Mr. WALKER showed some daring in booking shows. In 1961, Kwamina, the story of a romantic relationship between a white woman and a black man, played the O'Keefe.
Acknowledging Toronto's Italian population, Mr. WALKER arranged for Rugantino, the biggest musical hit in Italian history, to play at the O'Keefe in 1963. It was the first foreign-language attraction in North America to use "surtitles," and although plagued with technical difficulties, it played to 60-per-cent capacity.
Things changed for Mr. WALKER and O'Keefe Centre in the late 1960s. Initially, the centre had been a subsidiary of the O'Keefe Brewing Co., owned by Canadian Breweries, and was never intended to make a profit. The company wrote off its operating losses and property taxes.
When Mr. TAILOR/TAYLOR retired in 1966, directors of Canadian Breweries decided that they could not continue to pay the O'Keefe's high taxes. To resolve the situation, Metropolitan Toronto was given the centre in 1968.
A new and inexperienced board of directors brought a new way of doing things, and the centre's losses began to mount.
Mr. WALKER wrote that after the disastrous 1971-72 season, "what followed was not the happiest part of my 15 years at the O'Keefe Centre, and I would like to forget some of the things that happened."
In his final working years, Mr. WALKER dealt with both the centre's internal changes and rising competition from the Royal Alexandra Theatre, the St. Lawrence Centre and emerging alternative theatres.
After his retirement in 1975, he spent 10 years at the Guild of All Arts in Scarborough, Ontario, as the director of Guildwood Hall, curating former Guild Inn owner Spencer CLARK's historical architectural collection of artifacts, writing and illustrating a booklet on them, curating Mr. CLARK's art collection, making a film and lecturing.
He and his wife lived on the Guild's grounds for four years in the now-demolished Corycliff, where they hosted parties whose guests included many stars from the O'Keefe days.
Along with writing the O'Keefe Centre history while in his 80s, Mr. WALKER golfed.
Sue NIBLETT, who worked with him at the Guild, recalls seeing Mr. WALKER nattily attired in golf clothing and Wellingtons standing in two feet of snow driving balls into Lake Ontario.
"He had a love of life that I've never experienced or met in anybody before," Ms. NIBLETT said. "He didn't waste a day of his life as far as I could see."
Mr. WALKER died on May 2 and leaves daughters Katrina PARKER and Zoë ALEXANDER and two grandchildren. Another daughter, Sarah CHENIER/CHENÉ, and his wife, Shirley, predeceased him.

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PARKER o@ca.on.york_county.toronto.globe_and_mail 2003-05-28 published
SHIRRIFF, Barbara Jean (née SLOAN)
Died peacefully at home in Toronto, on Tuesday, May 27, 2003, having recently turned 81. Predeceased by her beloved husband Francis Colin SHIRRIFF. Dear mother of Susan, Cathie Shirriff FORSTMANN, Janet, Joan VAUGHAN (the late Steven VAUGHAN) and Barbara. Loving grandmother of Diana CABLE (Warren), Allyson WOODROOFFE (Roger PEPLER) and Kelly FORSTMANN. Great-grandmother of Kate and Julia PEPLER and Hayley, Stephanie and Scott CABLE. Survived by brothers Manson and Frank, and sisters Neva PAUL and Mary PARKER. Barbara's love, encouragement, strength and ''joie de vivre'' will be cherished always. Our very special thanks to Dr. Wendy BROWN, Dr. Russell GOLDMAN and The Temmy Latner Palliative Care Team, Ella CASE and the Victorian Order of Nurses, and caregivers Ramona and Helen. The family will receive Friends at the Humphrey Funeral Home - A. W. Miles Chapel, 1403 Bayview Avenue (south of Eglinton Avenue East), from 3-6 p.m. on Thursday, May 29. A celebration of Barbara's life will be held at Saint John's Anglican Church York Mills, 19 Don Ridge Drive at 2 p.m. on Friday, May 30. If desired, donations to The Temmy Latner Centre for Palliative Care, 700 University Avenue, Third Floor, Suite 3000 Toronto M5G 1Z5 will be much appreciated by the family.

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PARKER o@ca.on.york_county.toronto.globe_and_mail 2003-08-11 published
GUTMAN, Adam (George Adams)
In Montreal on Sunday, August 10, 2003. Beloved husband of the late Ida Baron GUTMAN. Father of Betty, and Dr. Jimmy GUTMAN. Father-in-law of Susan SCHAFER and Greg KUDRAY. Brother-in-law of Albert BARON and Sylvia GUTMAN. Grandfather of Evan and Bianca. Uncle of Debby, Judy and Stephen MERLMELSTEIN, Fran PARKER and Shelly COHEN. Admired by thousands. Died gently in the presence of his family. Leaves behind a legacy of art, music and poetry. An accomplished and charitable mentor for the entire community regardless of colour, race or creed. Our greatest thanks to the loving and caring staff of Manoir Pierrefonds. Funeral Service from Paperman and sons, 3888 Jean Talon W., Montreal on Tuesday, August 12, 2003 at 10: 45 a.m. Burial at the Rodomer Society Section, Mount Pleasant Cemetery Duvernay. Shiva at his son's home. Donations may be made to the Montreal Symphony Orchestra in memory of Adam GUTMAN. (514-842-3402.)

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PARKER o@ca.on.york_county.toronto.globe_and_mail 2003-09-19 published
SCOTT, Lewis Clayton - August 16, 1909 - September 17, 2003
Died peacefully at Southlake Village Nursing Home, age 94, after a full and distinguished life as a sportsman. In an era when shooting, fishing, hunting and riding were the epitome of sportsmanship, Scott excelled at all.
Born on August 16, 1909 in Vermillion, South Dakota, Lew came to Toronto at an early age with his family. One of his first employers was the Toronto Carpet Company (where he met his future wife Alice PARKER.) He then moved on to the brokerage business with Barrett Sye and Co. as well as in the Toronto Grain Exchange. He established L.C. Scott Construction Company in the 1940's which operated in Canada, the United States and England. After World War 2, the company built a large number of schools and hospitals in Southern Ontario as well as some of the post war homes that were built in New Toronto and North York.
Lew had a lifelong passion for horses. During a family stint in California when he was a youngster, he first galloped racehorses at Hollywood Park and when he grew too big, switched to exercising polo ponies. After his business career was established, he acquired property in Markham - Wyndstone Farm - from which he bred and raised thoroughbred racehorses, steeplechasers and sport horses as well as bird dogs and prize- winning Shorthorn cattle.
Lew was an equestrian sportsman of international stature. He competed in steeplechasing and timber racing in Canada and the United States winning a number of prestigious trophies including the Prince of Wales trophy three times. He played polo in Canada, the United States, England and Barbados and competed at horse shows across Ontario. He was a keen foxhunter and served as the whipper-in for the Toronto and North York Hunt for 20 years prior to becoming a Master of Foxhounds in 1972, a position he held until 1990.
He raised bird dogs and competed with them all over North America in the 40's and the 50's. He was a top fly fisherman and enjoyed duck and pheasant hunting. Both he and his wife Alice were crack shots and long time members of the Toronto Gun Club. As a young man, he was a member of the Argonaut Rowing Club.
At one time, a member or director of the Toronto and North York Hunt, the Canadian Hunter Society, the Canadian Equestrian Team, the Canadian Thoroughbred Horse Society, the Toronto Polo Club and several U.S. polo clubs, the Cowdray Polo Club, United Kingdom Canadian director of the Master of Foxhounds Association of America, the Goodwood Club and the Argonaut Rowing Club. He was also an accomplished pilot who loved flying and had owned several planes.
In 1989, after 54 years of marriage, he lost his beloved wife Alice whose charm, hospitality and hard work was the foundation of the family and the basis which allowed Lew's energetic pursuit of his interests.
Predeceased also by his only son Lewis Christian (Skipper). Leaves daughters Alice FERRIER (Glen) and Susan Jane ANSTEY (Michael VAN EVERY,) granddaughters Jennifer ANSTEY, Elizabeth TRACEY, Janet Louise GAYFORD, Mary FRALEIGH and Margaret Ann SPROULE. Great grandchildren Owen TRACEY, Will FRALEIGH, Jamie FRALEIGH and Tom FRALEIGH.
He will be remembered for his enthusiasm, toughness, loyalty and keen interest in the people and things around him.
If desired, donations in his memory may be made to Think First Canada (for injury prevention in sports and recreation), Med-West Medical Centre, Suite 2-227, 750 Dundas St. West, Toronto, Ontario M6J 3S3 or to the Royal Agricultural Winter Fair Endowment Fund.
A Private family service was held. Arrangements entrusted to the Thompson Funeral Home, 29 Victoria Street, Aurora (905-727-5421).

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PARKES o@ca.on.york_county.toronto.globe_and_mail 2003-05-31 published
NORMAN- SMITH, Keeva Minette
Born May 16, 2003 in Toronto to Martha NORMAN and P. Roch SMITH, Keeva died peacefully of a brain stem tumour at home on May 28, 2003 with the love of her parents and brother Ronan. Keeva joins her grandparents F. Charles SMITH (1983) and Rose Marie SMITH (2002) in eternal life. She leaves to mourn her grandparents: Sheelagh NORMAN and Gerry PARKES of Toronto; Conolly and Sharon NORMAN of Fairvale, New Brunswick; her uncles and their families: Randy SMITH and Jill BONNETEAU- SMITH and cousins Cole and Jake of Victoria, British Columbia; Christopher and Pamela SMITH and cousins Victoria and Jacqueline of Sugarloaf, New York; Nick NORMAN of Toronto; Renee MAGUIRE and cousin Devyn NORMAN of Huntington Beach, California. Martha, Roch and Ronan would like to extend a tremendous thank you to midwife Katrina KILROY; R.N. Katie WADEY; the nurses and doctors at the Hospital for Sick Children Mt. Sinai; Home Palliative Care Network; Community Care Access Centre and all those who helped in making Keeva's life a full one and ensuring that she had the opportunity to return home to die in dignity with her family. Thanks for coming to meet us Keeva, you are an incredible daughter. Ronan sends you dandelion wishes that you are safe. A visitation with Keeva and her family will take place on Wednesday June 4th from 7 - 9 p.m. at Morley Bedford Funeral Services, 159 Eglinton West (2 stoplights west of Yonge St.). A celebration of Keeva's life will be held on Thursday June 5th at 10: 30 am at the Church of the Messiah, Dupont and Avenue Road. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made in Keeva's memory to Trails Youth Initiatives, 378 Fairlawn Avenue, Toronto, Ontario M5M 1T8 (416) 787-2457 (www.trails.ca) or the Hospital for Sick Children Foundation, 555 University Avenue, Toronto, Ontario M5G 1X8.

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PARKIN o@ca.on.york_county.toronto.globe_and_mail 2003-03-08 published
Robert E. WHARTON
Peacefully at his home in Bermuda at 8: 25 a.m., Thursday March 6th 2003, at the age of 66, after a long and courageous battle with cancer. Beloved husband of Gerardina ('Gert') WHARTON for 44 years. Loving son of Mary Elizabeth ('Lil') and the late Hugh WHARTON Sr. Loving father of Richard and friend Janet PARKIN Sandra and husband Kevin SULLIVAN; Bridget and husband Scott ROOS; Robby and wife Katy; and daughter-in-law Caroline. Dear grandfather of Lara and Kendra; Thomas, Jack, Zoë and Ty; Tristin, Nicholas and Jonathan. Survived by his brother Hugh and wife Carmen; sister Mary TULLIS and Don THOMPSON/THOMSON/TOMPSON/TOMSON; brother David and wife Christi; and sister-in-law Betty WHARTON. Will be sadly missed by his nieces and nephews and many good Friends. Special thanks to Dr. NELLIGAN, Dr. GULLANE and Dr. O'SULLIVAN, for their incredible efforts, support and kindness. Dr. WARRICK and the wonderful staff at Princess Margaret and Toronto General for their support, dedication and kindness. A memorial will be held at The Weston Golf Club on Tuesday March 25, 2003 at 4: 00 pm. 50 Saint Phillips Road, Etobicoke, Ontario ph# 416-241- 8538. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to 'The Wharton head and Neck Centre' at Princess Margaret Hospital c/o The Princess Margaret Hospital Foundation, 610 University Avenue, Toronto, Ontario, Canada, M5G 2M9, (416) 946-6560 We love you and will all dearly miss you. Rest in Peace Dad.

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PARKINSON o@ca.on.manitoulin.howland.little_current.manitoulin_expositor 2003-02-19 published
PARKINSON
-In loving memory of a dear husband, Wesley, who passed away February 20, 2001.
Those whom we love go out of sight,
But never out of mind,
They are cherished in the hearts
Of those they leave behind.
Loving and kind in all his ways,
Upright and just in all his days,
Sincere and true in heart and mind,
Beautiful memories he left behind.
-Lovingly remembered and sadly missed by wife Noreen, son Darren and daughter Kelly (predeceased) and mother-in-law Anna NOBLE

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PARKINSON o@ca.on.manitoulin.howland.little_current.manitoulin_expositor 2003-10-29 published
Betty Jane VANHORN (née HOWARD)
In loving memory of Betty Jane VANHORN (née Howard,) October 28, 1935 to October 26, 2003. Suddenly at Mindemoya Hospital on Sunday, October 26, 2003 at the age of 67 years.
Dear wife of John VANHORN of Tehkummah. Loving mother of Hector (Marilyn) of Ice Lake, Jacqueline (Ted) of Cambridge, Becky (Marvin) of Manitowaning, predeceased by Barry (1981), Gilbert (1979). Special grandmother of Tammy, D.J., Tobi (Andy), B.J., Ariana, Tyler, Benjamin, Mikala and two great grandchildren Angelica and Logan John. Will be remembered by siblings, Eleanor (Len) BOND, Tina (Roy) MANDIGO, Dorothy ALLARD, Reta (Charlie) PARKINSON, Lawrence HOWARD, Marie (John) CARRADONNA, Len (Ilene) HOWARD, Tom (Florence) HOWARD. Visitation was held on Tuesday, October 28, 2003.
Funeral Service at 2: 00 pm Wednesday, October 29, 2003 at Island Funeral Home. Burial in Elmview Cemetery.

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PARKINSON o@ca.on.york_county.toronto.globe_and_mail 2003-11-28 published
BROMAGE, Margaret Jean (née PARKINSON)
Williston - Margaret Jean BROMAGE, 72, died suddenly on Friday November 21, 2003 at home in Williston. Meg was born in Country Durham, England on October 3, 1931 to the late Robert PARKINSON and Mary Jane (STIRLING.) She was married in 1969 to Professor Philip R. BROMAGE. Together they led a full and productive life. Their medical work took them to Montreal, North Carolina, Colorado, Riyadh Saudi Arabia and Delaware. They retired to Montgomery, Vermont. Survivors include a stepson, Richard BROMAGE and his wife Angela in England, stepdaughters Susan BROMAGE in England and Jennifer BROMAGE and her husband John LARMER in Ontario Canada four grandchildren Julia, Maria-Suzie, James and Laura. She also leaves a brother Robert PARKINSON and sisters Betty LANGSTAFF and Dorothy JELLY as well as nieces and nephews, all in England. Meg was a fun-loving generous person who left a mark on everyone she touched. She loved entertaining, music and people. Meg was powerful force in aiding her husband's medical publications. Meg will be sadly missed by her husband, Philip, family and Friends. Funeral will be privately arranged by the family. Arrangements are in the care of the Ready Funeral Home, South Chapel, 261 Shelburne Rd, Burlington Vermont.

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PARKS o@ca.on.york_county.toronto.globe_and_mail 2003-07-26 published
FOLLETT, Michael
Peacefully, at the Freeport Health Centre of Grand River Hospital, surrounded by the love of his family, Michael died on Thursday, July 24, 2003. He was 59 years of age.
Beloved husband of Sheila; loving father of Amanda and Andrea FOLLETT; step-father of Christa and Jodie HOY, Grant, Carolyn and Susie PARKS. Pappy to Roelien and Danielle PARKS. Brother of Peter (Lisa), and stepsister Lynne (Sandy).
He was predeceased by his wife Mary (LEVOIR,) August 12, 1996, his parents John and Margaret (TAILOR/TAYLOR) FOLLETT and stepmother Peggy FOLLETT.
Mike was well known in the business community. He was Past President of Kitchener-Waterloo and Area Chamber of Commerce, a member of The Conservative Business Association and the Kitchener-Conestoga Rotary Club and served on the board of the K-W Art Gallery. Mike is a member of St. George's of Forest Hill Anglican Church. He founded and operated Michael Follett Consulting Inc.
Friends are invited to share their memories of Mike with his family at the Edward R. Good Funeral Home, 171 King Street South, Waterloo from 2-4 and 7-9pm on Sunday. A service to celebrate Mike's life will be held at St. George's of Forest Hill Anglican Church, 321 Fischer Hallman Road East, Kitchener on Monday, July 28, 2003 at 1pm. with Reverend Mark GLADDING officiating. A private family interment will be held at a later date.
In Mike's memory, donations to the Grand River Regional Cancer Centre would be appreciated and can be arranged through the funeral home, phone (519)745-8445 or www.edwardrgood.com

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PARLEE o@ca.on.york_county.toronto.globe_and_mail 2003-12-20 published
PARLEE, Alfreda Louise (née PETERS)
It is with great sadness that the family of Alfreda L. PARLEE (née PETERS) announces her passing on December 17, 2003. Alfreda died peacefully in Toronto at the age of 86. Funeral service details to be announced.

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PARLEE o@ca.on.york_county.toronto.globe_and_mail 2003-12-27 published
PARLEE, Alfreda Louise (née PETERS)
It is with great sadness that the family of Alfreda L. PARLEE (née PETERS) announces her passing on December 17, 2003. Alfreda died peacefully in Toronto at the age of 86. Alfreda was born on April 21, 1917, the sixth of eight children born to Alexander and Katherine PETERS of Winnipeg. In her early years, Alfreda enjoyed many happy times at the family homes on Charles and Renfrew Streets in Winnipeg which were always open to Friends and family. She attended Machray and Saint John's High School in Winnipeg and by the time she reached her early 20's, she was an accomplished singer. Part of a singing trio (together with her sister Elsie), Alfreda performed at a few downtown Winnipeg night spots. During the war years, she and her partners also sang on radio for the troops at home and overseas. Alfreda worked at a variety of jobs over the years, including Great West Life, and as a volunteer at No. 2 Air Command in Winnipeg during the war. She eventually started working for the International Nickel Company, and became Executive Secretary to Jim PARLEE, the Vice-Chairman of Inco. Working for Inco, Alfreda lived in Winnipeg, Toronto, New York, and Toronto again. She married Jim PARLEE and retired in Toronto, where they forged many lasting relationships with Friends and acquaintances. Alfreda was very well- liked and her warmth, incredible generosity, and zest for life were well-known. She was active until the end, playing golf at the Toronto Hunt and bridge at the Toronto Badminton and Racquet Club and York Club. A world traveler, she knew how to live and enjoy her life, her Friends and her family, and we are all richer for having known her. She is predeceased by her husband Jim PARLEE and her sisters Mildred, Elsie, Marjory, and Lyl; and her brothers Fred and Ed. She is survived by her brother Lloyd PETERS and his wife Alma of Winnipeg. Alfreda was the beloved aunt of Diane, David, Fred, Peter, Bob, and Jim and will be greatly missed by her niece and nephews and their families. A memorial service will be held for Alfreda at 2: 00 p.m. on January 9, 2004 at Christ Church Deer Park, 1570 Yonge Street, Toronto with a reception to follow. In Alfreda's memory, donations to the Multiple Sclerosis Society of Canada, 250 Bloor Street East, Suite #1000, Toronto M4W 3P9, St. Michael's Hospital, 30 Bond Street, Toronto M5B 1W8, or a charity of one's choice would be appreciated.

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PARMENTER o@ca.on.york_county.toronto.globe_and_mail 2003-07-01 published
EBBS, Adèle ''Couchie'' Page (STATTEN)
Died serenely, at peace, on Saturday, June 28, 2003, in her own home 10 days before her 94th birthday. Lovingly cared for by her son John, his partner Bill YEADAN and other compassionate caregivers. Companion since 1924 of the late Dr. Harry EBBS (1906 - 2000). ''Their portages often diverged but they paddled as one.'' Daughter of the late Taylor ''Chief'' and Ethel ''Tonakela'' STATTEN. Sister of Dr. Tay STATTEN and the late Dr. Page STATTEN. Wonderful mother to Bobsie, Susan, John EBBS. ''Geeya'' was so proud of her grandchildren (children of Jim HAYHURST and Sue EBBS) Cindy HAYHURST (Scott HANSON), Jimmy HAYHURST (Beth) and Barbara HAYHURST (Paddy FLYNN.) ''NanaGeeya'' was joyously entertained by her great-grandchildren Ben, Cameron, Griffen HANSON; Statten, Quinn, Tatum HAYHURSAINT_Dear to her always, Eleanor PARMENTER and Jean BUCHANAN. From birth Couchie summered under canvass, first at Geneva Park, Lake Couchiching, where her father directed the Central Toronto Young Men's Christian Association camp and from 1913 when the Stattens took a lease on Canoe Lake, Algonquin Park. In 1921 and 1924 Camps Ahmek and Wapomeo were founded. Graduate of Brown P.S., Bishop Strachan School, University College U31T, O.C.E. Inductee of the University of Toronto Sports Hall of Fame. Teacher at Oakwood Collegiate, after which she assumed full-time directorship of Wapomeo until retirement in 1975. Involved member of the Canadian, Ontario and American Camping Associations, Bolton Camp Committee, Young Men's Christian Association Board. Founding member of the Society of Camp Directors. Supporter of the Taylor Statten Bursary Fund and Camp Tonakela in Madra, India. Recipient of the Directors' Award of Friends of Algonquin. Patron of the Tom Thomson exhibit, in memory of her husband, at the Algonquin Park Visitors Centre. Loyal sister of Kappa Kappa Gamma. Avid member of the Federation of Ontario Naturalists, Toronto Mycology Society, the Toronto Camera Club, Rotary Club of Toronto Inner Wheel, Women's Auxiliary at the Hospital for Sick Children, University Women's Club. Enthusiastic member of Osler Bluff Ski Club and Rosedale Golf Club. Founding member of Lawrence Park Community Church. She and Harry travelled widely sharing their passion for children in camping, paediatric medicine and other youth causes. Her strong leadership, fairness, integrity, wisdom and instinct to see the good in all has touched thousands and will be her legacy for generations. If you wish, remember Couchie by donating to The Camping Archives, Bata Library, Trent University, Peterborough, Ontario K9J 7B8 or to any of the above organizations. In early September a Celebration of her Life will be held at Lawrence Park Community Church, Toronto. Friends on Canoe Lake are invited to renimisce and tell tall tales at her beloved Little Wapomeo Island on Monday, July 7th, 3-6 p.m. Memories may be posted at www.firesoffriendship.com. ''Here Let the Northwoods' Spirit Kindle Fires of Friendship.''

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PARNIAK o@ca.on.manitoulin.howland.little_current.manitoulin_expositor 2003-06-11 published
Norma V. JOHNS (née GLASBY)
In loving memory of Norma V. JOHNS (née GLASBY) who passed away peacefully at her home in Sault Ste. Marie on Saturday, May 31, 2003 at the age of 80 years.
Beloved wife of Harold JOHNS (predeceased,) mother of Dennis (predeceased) and his wife Aurora, Tom and his wife Linda, Larry and his wife Marlene, Mary Ellen and her husband David PARNIAK, and Roger and his wife Karen. Also survived by many grandchildren. Norma was born and raised in Mindemoya, the daughter of the late Fred and Nettie GLASBY. She will be fondly remembered by her sisters and brothers and their families: Alvin and his wife Elaine (both predeceased,) Marion ELLIOT/ELLIOTT and her husband Howard (predeceased,) Lyle and his wife Rose (predeceased), Eldin and Harold and his wife Shirley. Funeral service was held on Wednesday June 4 at the United Baptist Church in Sault Ste. Marie. Interment in Greenwood Cemetery in Sault Ste. Marie.

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PARR o@ca.on.york_county.toronto.globe_and_mail 2003-05-02 published
WEIR, Georgette Marie
Died on the 27th day of April, 2003 in Victoria, British Columbia Dearly loved wife and best friend of Harold. Predeceased by her parents Paul David PARR and Sylvia PARR. Survived by her husband. The service was held on the 1st day of May, 2003, at Grace Presbyterian Church, Calgary. Inurnment will be in the family plot at Union Cemetery, Calgary. Sands Of Victoria (250) 388-5151

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PARR o@ca.on.york_county.toronto.globe_and_mail 2003-11-19 published
MURPHY, Reverend John Thomas
Of Heritage United Church, Musgravetown, Newfoundland, died November 16, 2003 while visiting in Ottawa. He is survived by his children Ryan, at Mount Alison University, Sackville, New Brunswick, and Erin, at L.B. Pearson United World College, Victoria, British Columbia; their mother Lori, of Lethbridge, Newfoundland and grandmother Phyllis PHILPOTT of Musgravetown, Newfoundland; by his parents Isabel and Stephen MURPHY, brother Doug (Marie KUSTERS) and aunt Mary MURPHY, all of Ottawa; and by aunt and uncle Ruth and Donald PARR of Guelph. John is also survived by cousins, a nephew and nieces in Ontario and Newfoundland. The funeral will be held at Heritage United Church, Musgravetown, Newfoundland, on Saturday, November 22 at 2: 00 p.m. with interment at the church cemetery. A service of remembrance will be held in Rideau Park United Church, 2203 Alta Vista Drive, Ottawa, on Saturday, November 29 at 10: 30 a.m. In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to either the Manse Fund of Heritage United Church or to the Anniversary Scholarship Fund, c/o Heritage United Church.

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PARSONS o@ca.on.york_county.toronto.globe_and_mail 2003-03-31 published
GALLAGHER, Paul, Member of the Order of Canada
Aged 73 years, on March 27th, 2003. A husband, father, grandfather and brother as well as friend of and mentor to many, he died peacefully at home, surrounded by family, after a long battle with cancer. Paul was a distinguished educator and enthusiastic and dedicated volunteer. He was also a passionate Canadian who served as a Citizenship Judge from 2000 until his death. Paul is survived by his wife Grace; daughter Katherine (Jeff PARSONS) sons Stephen (Donna), Edward (Michelle) and Peter; and grand_sons Richard and Charles. Paul's family wishes to thank the North Shore Palliative Care Team. Special thanks go to Joanne LAPIN, our closest family friend, for her care and devotion to Paul and family. A Memorial Service will be held 2: 00 p.m. Tuesday, April 1st, 2003 in the Boal Chapel of First Memorial Funeral Services, 1505 Lillooet Road, North Vancouver. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the North Shore Palliative Care Program c/o Lions Gate Hospital Foundation or to Adult Learning Development Asscociation.
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PARSONS o@ca.on.york_county.toronto.globe_and_mail 2003-12-03 published
Stanley Charles WIGGINS
By L. Bruce CRONK, Wednesday, December 3, 2003 - Page A26
Family man, band leader, insurer, civic supporter, athlete. Born August 9, 1925, in Belleville, Ontario Died August 3, in Kingston, Ontario, of cardiac arrest, aged 77.
Stanley WIGGINS was born in Belleville on the Bay of Quinte in southern Ontario and lived here all his life -- to the immeasurable benefit of the Quinte community. His mother, Beulah, was of United Empire Loyalist background. His father Fred's family was from County Tyrone, Ireland. Stan loved his parents, and cared for his mother to the end of her 93 years.
At age 12, Stan was introduced to the trumpet by bandmaster Jack GREEN of the Salvation Army Citadel Band, a remarkable teacher who initiated many young people into brass music. Three years later, at 15, Stan joined the Commodores Orchestra, famed in Eastern Ontario for its mellow "Big Band" style. He played with them for 60 years. I recall the dancing slowing almost to a halt when Stan's silver-toned trumpet would soar into one of the well-known solos of Bunny Berigan or Harry James, followed by loud applause.
After high school, Stan entered medicine at Queen's University, until illness forced him to abandon the dream of becoming a doctor. He studied at the Ontario Business College and then joined the London Life Insurance Company, first as an underwriter, then manager. In 1948 he married Margaret MILLER, a girl from his own Belleville Collegiate Institute. They and their children, Joanne, Jim and Carol, formed a close-knit family, camping, cottaging and skiing together.
Stan was always physically active: a skier, sailor, camper, golfer and avid swimmer. After he developed cardiac problems, I used to see him at the Harbour Club in the early morning, swimming laps. I still look -- but he's no longer there.
Stan had the capacity to listen with complete interest whenever anyone addressed him. He was, indeed, "Mr. Belleville." His community-caring spirit was manifested in his service on the board of education and of the Children's Aid Society, his presidency of the Belleville Club and the Sales Ad Association.
Stan also gave his musical talents to the Concert Brass and 8 Wing Concert Band, and his own group, the River City Jazz Band. His daughter told me that as a young man he'd stayed with a relative in New Jersey, commuting to New York for special trumpet lessons, and had been offered jobs with several popular bands -- but decided that the constant on-the-road life of a jazz musician was not for him. He was more interested in family life, work, and civic activities. In 1997, Stan received the Quinte Arts Council Recognition Award "in recognition of outstanding contribution to the arts in Quinte."
On Saturday, August 2, he led the Commodores for three hours at the Wellington Waterfront Festival. A close friend and fellow member of the Commodores, trumpeter Bruce PARSONS, later said: "Stan was bound and determined to play that horn up to the day he died, and by God, he did."
On Sunday morning, he and Margaret received Holy Communion, and then, in the afternoon, went with Friends on a Thousand Islands cruise followed by a massed bands tattoo at Fort Henry in Kingston. While the bands played Stan's own arrangement of the New Maple Leaf Forever, a vicious electrical storm broke. Stan hurried off to the bus to get umbrellas for the ladies. Then he collapsed.
At Stan's packed funeral service, Reverend Peter JOYCE gave thanks for Stan's life, and then quoted the song The Commodores always play at the evening's close -- "We'll meet again, /Don't know where, /Don't know when, /But I know we'll meet again/Some sunny day." Amen to that.
L. Bruce CRONK has been a friend of Stan's since their boyhood.

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