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KEY o@ca.on.middlesex_county.london.london_free_press 2005-07-29 published
AINSWORTH, Emma
Emma of Saint Thomas, on Thursday, July 28, 2005 at the Saint Thomas-Elgin General Hospital, peacefully, surrounded by her loving family in her 85th year. Loved wife of the late Joseph MARSLAND and dearly loved mother of Joe MARSLAND, Vivian COOPER and Lynn and her husband Gary KEY, all of Saint Thomas. Predeceased by her son-in-law Jim COOPER (February 3, 2004.) Loved grandmother of Joe, Kathy, Terry, Susie, Tony, Sue, Tom, Tracey, Julie, Jennifer and Kristen and dear greatgrandmother of Liam, Jillian, David and Katelyn. She was the last of her family. Emma was born in England on February 17, 1921. She came to Canada in 1973 and worked as a waitress at the Sheridan Inn. A Public Memorial Service will be held at Williams Funeral Home, 45 Elgin St. Saint Thomas on Saturday at 3: 30 p.m. Cremation has taken place, with entombment of ashes in Elmdale Cemetery. Visitation at the funeral home on Saturday from 2: 00-3:30 p.m. Remembrances may be made to the Canadian Cancer Society. Flowers gratefully declined.

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KEY o@ca.on.york_county.toronto.globe_and_mail 2005-08-08 published
GALLIE, Alan Edward
Alan Edward GALLIE (known to everyone as 'Doc') was born Feb 13, 1915 in Toronto, Ontario and died peacefully on August 6, 2005. Doc will be best remembered for his remarkable interest in everything and everyone around him, and his extraordinary ability to make Friends. Doc, a born engineer and natural outdoorsman, worked for Sherritt Gordon Mines Ltd. for 42 years in numerous mining camps throughout Northern Ontario and Manitoba. In 1939 he married his high school sweetheart Mary MITCHELL and took her to northern Manitoba where they spent their first winter in a tent at 40 below, to the horror of their parents and delight of themselves. As mine manager at Lynn Lake, Manitoba, Doc orchestrated the move of an entire town - buildings, people, dogs and all - 147 miles over a winter road from Sherridon to a new mine site at Lynn Lake. He never hesitated to get his hands dirty or to see things done right. Later, Doc became Vice President of Sales and travelled around the world selling Sherritt's nickel. When he retired, he and Mary lived full-time at the 'Saltbox' near Claremont, Ontario just outside Toronto. His passions were fly-fishing at Glenmajor, bird-watching and gardening. He energetically cared for future generations, with a deep involvement in the Canadian Mineral Industry Education Foundation scholarship program for engineering students, the Daisy Fund for children seeking treatment for retinoblastoma, and the pursuit of justice, honesty and common sense. Throughout it all, Doc built innumerable Friendships, born of a wonderful confidence, deep interest in and respect for others. Doc lived at his beloved Saltbox until the last day of his life. He died in his daughter Brenda's house in Toronto, surrounded by his family, enquiring after the interesting details of their lives until the end. Doc, son of William Edward GALLIE and Janet Louise (HART) GALLIE, is predeceased by his wife Mary Frances (MITCHELL,) and survived by his daughters Joan McDONALD (Gary GILLIES), Brenda GALLIE (Michael JEWETT), and Ann GALLIE (Dougal McCREATH;) by his grandchildren David and Christopher McDONALD, and Frances and Gordon JEWETT; and by his nieces and nephews Barbara LEA, Frances KEY, Jane GALLIE, Louise GALLIE and Ian GALLIE. The Funeral service will be held at Grace Church on-the-Hill, 300 Lonsdale Rd (at Russell Hill Rd), Toronto, on Wednesday, August 10, at 2: 00 p.m. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to The International Retinoblastoma Daisy Fund through the Hospital for Sick Children Foundation, 555 University Ave, Toronto, Ontario, M5G 1X8 (1-800-651-5825) or www.sickkids.org/Foundation/ and specify 'The International Retinoblastoma Daisy Fund' under 'Additional Comments'.

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KEY o@ca.on.york_county.toronto.globe_and_mail 2005-08-10 published
Alan (Doc) GALLIE, Northern Adventurer 1915-2005
Mining engineer made history by moving an entire town across 245 kilometres of frozen muskeg in northern Manitoba
By Michael VALPY, Wednesday, August 10, 2005, Page S6
Alan Edward (Doc) GALLIE was a Canadian mining engineer of pioneer legend, a dashing adventurer of the North, a passionate outdoorsman and an engaging charmer in his youth who could roller-skate his way into the hearts of beautiful young women.
He made history by moving an entire town over 245 kilometres of frozen muskeg in northern Manitoba. He revelled in working beside men named Half-Ear Andy, Rubbernose Ragolski, Bonehead Joe and Alphabet Smith.
He snow-shoed through a valley at night pursued by wolves ("The fastest I ever snow-shoed," he later told his daughters), walked away more than once from plane crashes in the wilderness and on one occasion trekked alone into the bush to bring out a deranged, homicidal prospector.
In the latter part of his 42-year career with Sherritt Gordon Mines Ltd. -- now Sherritt International -- he was vice-president of marketing, travelling the world to sell Canadian nickel.
Doc GALLIE was a tall, fit man -- 6-foot-4 -- with enormous self-confidence who made Friends wherever he went. He had a sunny view of life. His maxim was that he wanted the world to be nice. He was a doer, a builder who hated merely watching things happen.
Throughout his professional life, he was engaged in programs awarding bursaries and scholarships to Canadian engineering students and finding jobs for them at home when they graduated so that they would not leave the country. He did not like old people, his family said of him. He wanted to be around the young.
Mr. GALLIE acquired the nickname of Doc as a student at Upper Canada College when one of the masters asked him if he was the son of Toronto's internationally renowned orthopedic surgeon Dr. William GALLIE. Young Alan GALLIE said yes, and he was known as Doc ever after.
While he was still at Upper Canada College, his mother arranged a date for him for a school dance with the daughter of one of her Friends. Doc GALLIE roller-skated over to the girl's house, knocked on the door, was admitted into the front hall and, as he later said, down the stairs to meet him came the most beautiful creature he'd ever seen -- Mary MITCHELL.
Doc GALLIE decided to become a mining engineer after hearing tales of the Northern Ontario mining town of Cobalt told over lunch one day by a medical colleague of his father's who practised in the community.
As a student at University of Toronto, one of his engineering professors, H.E.T. HAULTAIN, asked the young man to be his assistant on a trip to Africa in 1936. Prof. HAULTAIN lectured him each morning on the 21-day ocean crossing so that he wouldn't fall behind in his studies, then took him to some of the continent's great mines.
In Bulawayo, Rhodesia -- now Zimbabwe -- he took time off to go roller-skating in a local rink, collided with a pretty girl, knocked her down, helped her up and dated her.
Back home, after graduating with honours in 1938, he started work with Sherritt in northern Manitoba and shortly thereafter telephoned Mary MITCHELL in Toronto to ask if she would be ready to marry him in two weeks. Mary said yes, while her mother, overhearing the conversation, said no.
They married in the chapel of Bishop Strachan School and she became his life's closest companion, fellow adventurer and equally passionate aficionado of the outdoors.
After a honeymoon in New York and holiday celebrations at home for Christmas, Mary accompanied her new husband into the bush where their first home was a mine-office tent shared with the company geologists with the new Mrs. GALLIE assigned the job of camp radio operator.
That first winter of their marriage, the temperature dropped more than once to 40 below. "When our Samoyed dog climbed into bed with us at 3 in the morning, I knew it was time to put more wood in the stove," Mr. GALLIE later wrote.
From Manitoba, Mr. GALLIE was sent in 1941 to manage an iron mine at Josephine, near Wawa, Ontario The mine was under a lake and, in 1946, the lake bed unexpectedly let go and flooded the mine. Mr. GALLIE wrote his engineering master's thesis on why it happened.
In 1947 -- now with two young daughters, Joan and Brenda -- he was reassigned to northern Manitoba, and five years later supervised the unprecedented feat of closing down an exhausted mine, in Sherridon, and moving the equipment and the entire town site 245 kilometres north over winter roads to a new ore body at Lynn Lake (where a third daughter, Ann, was born).
Mr. GALLIE was made assistant to the president of Sherritt Gordon in 1958, a job he said neither he nor the president felt had any purpose.
At that time, "no one [in the company] was really doing anything about selling the product," Mr. GALLIE noted. All the company's contracts were with U.S. steel companies and the U.S. government, and they were coming to an end.
So Mr. GALLIE basically invented a job for himself as vice-president of sales and spent the next two decades selling the company's output around the world.
At home in Canada, Alan and Mary GALLIE indulged in their hearts' passions of canoeing, bird watching, fishing and the garden of the 150-year-old Cape Cod saltbox home they bought at Claremont, northeast of Toronto. When Mrs. GALLIE died in 1998, Mr. GALLIE sold their Toronto home and moved permanently to "The Saltbox," close to the Glenmajor fishing camp he belonged to and loved.
He lived an active life at The Saltbox until a few days before his death.
He was 90 when he died, surrounded by family members in the home of his daughter, oncologist Dr. Brenda GALLIE. He'd had a martini a few hours earlier, made jokes and chatted with his family about what they were doing. He said he was looking forward to death as his next adventure.
Alan Edward (Doc) GALLIE was born on February 13, 1915, in Toronto. He died of lung cancer on August 6 in Toronto following a short illness. He was 90. He is survived by his daughters Joan McDONALD and Brenda and Ann GALLIE, grandchildren David and Christopher McDONALD and Frances and Gordon JEWETT, and nieces and nephews Barbara LEA, Frances KEY and Jane, Louise and Ian GALLIE. Funeral service is 2 p.m. today at Grace Church-on-the-Hill, Toronto.

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KEY o@ca.on.york_county.toronto.toronto_star 2005-02-22 published
O'BRIEN, John Steen
Peacefully at South Muskoka Memorial Hospital, Bracebridge on Sunday, February 20, 2005 in his 77th year. Beloved husband of Marette of Raymond. Survived by Delia of St. Catharines and granddaughter Marie HAMMOND (Chris) of Bracebridge. Brother of Margaret JACKSON, Nancy KEY, Elizabeth RIEL and the late Jean KIVELL, James and Edward O'BRIEN. Brother-in-law of Pam and Gerald FRY. Special uncle of Paul FRY (Marie) and Michael FRY (Tanya) and great uncle of Nathan and Avery FRY and the late Connor and Caleb FRY. Friends will be received at the Reynolds Funeral Home "Turner Chapel", Bracebridge on Wednesday, February 23, 2005 from 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. The funeral will be held on Thursday, February 24, 2005 at Utterson United Church at 1: 00 p.m. In lieu of flowers, the family would appreciate donations to the Heart and Stroke Foundation or the South Muskoka Hospital Foundation. Interment at Ullswater Township Cemetery in the Spring.

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KEY o@ca.on.york_county.toronto.toronto_star 2005-03-16 published
SING KEY, Hem Kow
Passed away peacefully on Monday, March 14th, 2005. Survived by her loving husband Kempson; children Arthur, Valerie, Iris, Edith, Loretta and Anthony; their spouses Yvonne, Clarence, Bertram, Howard, Deni and Sara; grandchildren Jacqui, Gary, Craig, Chris, Jeremy, Nick and Darryl; great-grandchildren Kristen, Brandon and Kayla. She will be sadly missed and lovingly remembered. Visitation on Friday, March 18th from 6 to 9 p.m. at the R.S. Kane Funeral Home, 6150 Yonge Street (at Goulding, south of Steeles). Funeral Service to be held in the R.S. Kane Funeral Home Chapel on Saturday, March 19th at 1: 00 p.m. Private family interment. In lieu of flowers, memorial donations to either the Alzheimer Association or the Arthritis Society would be appreciated by the family.

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KEY o@ca.on.york_county.toronto.toronto_star 2005-04-01 published
SCHEELE, Gladys (née DURRELL- RHICARD)
Peacefully on Wednesday, March 30, 2005 at Oakville Trafalgar Memorial Hospital at the age of 71. Beloved wife of Neil for 26 happy years. Loving mother of Deborah OLSON and her husband Steve, Trevor DURRELL and his wife Sherrie, step-mother of Debbie WILSON and her husband Paul, Brian SCHEELE and his wife Jacquie, and Carolyn KEY and her husband Graham. Dear grandmother of Robert, Thomas, Michael, Douglas, Jennifer, Angela, Michael, William, Nicholas, Matthew, Cassandra, Kelsey, Meagan, Allison, Andrew, Scott and Brittany. Friends may call at the Turner and Porter "Peel" Chapel, 2180 Hurontario Street, Mississauga (Hwy. 10, North of Queen Elizabeth Way), (905) 279-7663 from 7-9 p.m. Saturday, and 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. Sunday. Funeral Service will be held at Lorne Park Baptist Church, 1500 Indian Rd., Mississauga on Monday, April 4, 2005 at 11 a.m. Interment Springcreek Cemetery. If desired, donations to the Canadian Cancer Society would be appreciated.

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KEY o@ca.on.york_county.toronto.toronto_star 2005-08-07 published
GALLIE, Alan " Doc" Edward
Died peacefully on August 6, 2005, surrounded by his family. Born February 13, 1915 in Toronto, Ontario. Doc, son of William Edward GALLIE and Janet Louise (HART) GALLIE, is predeceased by his wife Mary Frances (MITCHELL,) and survived by his daughters Joan McDONALD (Gary GILLIES), Brenda GALLIE (Michael JEWETT), and Ann GALLIE (Dougal McCREATH;) by his grandchildren David and Christopher McDONALD, and Frances and Gordon JEWETT; and by his nieces and nephews Barbara LEA, Frances KEY, Jane GALLIE, Louise GALLIE and Ian GALLIE. Obituary to follow in tomorrow's paper.

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KEY o@ca.on.york_county.toronto.toronto_star 2005-08-08 published
GALLIE, Alan Edward
Alan Edward GALLIE (known to everyone as 'Doc') was born February 13, 1915 in Toronto, Ontario and died peacefully on August 6, 2005. Doc will be best remembered for his remarkable interest in everything and everyone around him, and his extraordinary ability to make Friends. Doc, a born engineer and natural outdoorsman, worked for Sherritt Gordon Mines Ltd. for 42 years in numerous mining camps throughout Northern Ontario and Manitoba. In 1939 he married his high school sweetheart Mary MITCHELL and took her to northern Manitoba where they spent their first winter in a tent at 40 below, to the horror of their parents and delight of themselves. As mine manager at Lynn Lake, Manitoba, Doc orchestrated the move of an entire town - buildings, people, dogs and all - 147 miles over a winter road from Sherridon to a new mine site at Lynn Lake. He never hesitated to get his hands dirty or to see things done right. Later, Doc became Vice-President of Sales and travelled around the world selling Sherritt's nickel. When he retired, he and Mary lived full-time at the 'Saltbox' near Claremont, Ontario just outside Toronto. His passions were fly-fishing at Glenmajor, bird-watching and gardening. He energetically cared for future generations, with a deep involvement in the Canadian Mineral Industry Education Foundation scholarship program for engineering students, the Daisy Fund for children seeking treatment for retinoblastoma, and the pursuit of justice, honesty and common sense. Throughout it all, Doc built innumerable Friendships, born of a wonderful confidence, deep interest in and respect for others. Doc lived at his beloved Saltbox until the last day of his life. He died in his daughter Brenda's house in Toronto, surrounded by his family, enquiring after the interesting details of their lives until the end. Doc, son of William Edward GALLIE and Janet Louise (HART) GALLIE, is predeceased by his wife Mary Frances (MITCHELL,) and survived by his daughters Joan McDONALD (Gary GILLIES), Brenda GALLIE (Michael JEWETT), and Ann GALLIE (Dougal McCREATH;) by his grandchildren David and Christopher McDONALD, and Frances and Gordon JEWETT; and by his nieces and nephews Barbara LEA, Frances KEY, Jane GALLIE, Louise GALLIE and Ian GALLIE. The Funeral service will be held at Grace Church on-the-Hill, 300 Lonsdale Rd. (at Russell Hill Rd.), Toronto, on Wednesday, August 10, at 2: 00 p.m. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to The International Retinoblastoma Daisy Fund through the Hospital for Sick Children Foundation, 555 University Ave., Toronto, Ontario, M5G 1X8 1-800-651-5825 or www.sickkids.org/Foundation/ and specify 'The International Retinoblastoma Daisy Fund' under 'Additional Comments'.

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KEY o@ca.on.york_county.toronto.toronto_star 2005-09-27 published
SULTANA, Jennifer (née KEY)
Suddenly on Sunday, September 25, 2005 at the age of 44. Daughter of Muriel MAGEE and the late Alexander KEY (1977,) step-daughter to James MAGEE. Loving mother to Rachel and Amy. Cherished sister to Carol (Ian COLLETTE), Alexander KEY (Margaret), Marie (Tony SCHOENMAKERS), Graham KEY, Vivian BAUER, and Elizabeth ENGLISH (Greg). She will be sadly missed by many aunts and uncles, nieces and nephews, cousins and Friends. She will be remembered by Lou SULTANA. Jennifer was a part of the Brampton Southern Cruisers where she participated in fund raising, she also enjoyed athletics. Jennifer was a devoted employee of Dr. Gavin GIES for over 20 years. Friends will be received on Wednesday, September 28, 2005 from 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. at the Andrews Community Funeral Centre, 8190 Dixie Road, Brampton (north of Steeles) 905-456-8190. A Funeral Service will be held on Thursday, September 29, 2005 at 11 a.m. in the funeral home chapel. In lieu of flowers, donations to a charity of your choice would be appreciated by the family.

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KEYES o@ca.on.grey_county.owen_sound.the_sun_times 2005-12-09 published
THOMPSON/THOMSON/TOMPSON/TOMSON, Mary Agnes Effie (née REID)
Mary THOMPSON/THOMSON/TOMPSON/TOMSON of Kitchener, formerly of Chesley, passed away at the Westmount Nursing Home, Kitchener on Thursday, December 8th, 2005 in her 94th year. Beloved wife of the late James Elmore THOMPSON/THOMSON/TOMPSON/TOMSON. Cherished mother of Robert and his wife Isabel of R.R.#3 Teeswater, Audrey FOWLER of Point Severn, Harvey and his wife Nancy of Greenock Township, Shirley and her husband John DAVIS of Mississauga, Marjorie and her husband William LEASK of Mount Forest and Barbara and her husband Terry BAKER of Kitchener. Mary will be missed by her fifteen grandchildren, twenty-three great-grandchildren and three great-great-grandchildren. Mary was predeceased by her sister Ellen McKINNON, brothers Joseph, George, Robert and Harold and her parents William and Margaret (KEYES) REID. Visitation will be held at Cameron Funeral Home, Chesley on Saturday from 1: 30 until the time of service at 3:30 p.m. spring interment in Douglas Hill Cemetery. Memorial donations to the Chesley Hospital Foundation would be appreciated as expressions of sympathy.

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KEYES o@ca.on.middlesex_county.london.london_free_press 2005-11-19 published
MUSGROVE, William Robert
Suddenly at North York General Hospital, Toronto on Tuesday, November 15, 2005 William Robert MUSGROVE age 76 of Camlachie. William was a longtime member of Saint John's in the Wilderness Anglican Church and sang in the choir. He enjoyed his volunteer time with the school board in the "Adopt a Scientist Program". Bill was employed at Imperial Oil since 1969 as a chemical engineer and prior to that worked for Polymer. Loving husband of the late Donna Eleanor (AGAR) MUSGROVE (1996.) He will be missed by his three children Jane, Robert and Ellen. Cherished grandfather of Rebecca and Clark. Dear brother of Jim (Annie), the late Thomas (Louise), Norman (Shelia), Doris (Len) and Florence. Will be deeply missed by sister-in-law Jean KEYES and her husband Don and family. Predeceased by his parents Elmer and Flora MUSGROVE. The funeral service will be held on Monday November 21, 2005 at Smith Funeral Home, 1576 London Line, Sarnia at 1: 00 p.m. with Reverend Robert LEMON officiating. Interment to follow in Lakeview Cemetery. Friends and family will be received at Smith Funeral Home on Sunday from 2 to 4 p.m. and 7 to 9 p.m. Sympathy may be expressed through donations to the Canadian Diabetes Association or the Heart and Stroke Foundation. Memories and condolences may be sent online at www.smithfuneralhom.ca

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KEYES o@ca.on.middlesex_county.london.london_free_press 2005-11-20 published
KEYES, Robert John "Jack" (November 1, 1941-November 20, 2003)
Gone is the face we loved so dear, Silent is the voice we loved to hear, Too far away for sight or speech, But not too far for thoughts to reach. Sweet to remember him, who was here, And who, though absent, is just as dear. Lovingly remembered by wife Patricia, Mother Bertha, brothers LeRoy (Elsie), Carman (Joan), and families.

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KEYES o@ca.on.york_county.toronto.globe_and_mail 2005-03-29 published
KEYES, William Charles
It is with much sadness that the family announces the passing of William Charles KEYES, peacefully of old age, at Northumberland Hills Hospital on March 27. Loving and much loved husband and best friend of the late Margaret KEYES (née REEK.) Also predeceased by his eldest daughter, Dr. Mary E. KEYES. He will be greatly missed by his children Barb WINFIELD, Robert KEYES and his wife Susan, Peg KELLY and her husband Bruce, Carol DEIMLING and her husband Peter. Proud grandfather of Laura WINFIELD, Scott WINFIELD, Liz KELLY, Stephen KELLY, Jeff DEIMLING, and Brie DEIMLING, and great grandfather of Taya VANDYKE. Bill KEYES was born in Ridgetown, Ontario on August 7, 1912. He graduated from Ontario Agricultural College in Guelph in 1936 and worked with Toronto Elevators for nine years in its grain, seed and feed division. In 1945, he purchased a retail business in Port Hope, specializing in farm feeds and farm gasoline/home fuel oil delivery. Responding to his passion for farming developed during his early years growing up in rural Ontario, Bill also established a major hog grow operation in Port Hope and annually raised 200 acres of corn to support the enterprise. Bill was a member of Hope Lodge #114 since 1948, a member of Peterborough Valley Scottish Rite, and a charter member of Lakeshore Shrine Club in Port Hope. He was actively involved in and a major supporter of his community. He served as a trustee of the Port Hope and District Hospital Board for 28 years and as its chairman for 5 years. He also contributed to his community as a member and chairman of the Durham County School Board, the Port Hope Lions Club, and as an elder and long time member of the Port Hope United Church. Even in his late 80's, Bill continued to show his concern by riding a yellow school bus to the Referendum rally in Montreal to join others in demonstrating English Canadians' commitment to a Canada which included Quebec. In his latter years of his retirement, Bill lived with his daughter Barb in her home in Port Hope. He was surrounded by many who enthusiastically provided unconditional kindness and care to him. He exhibited to the end, his positive outlook and his quiet sense of humour, his patience and perseverance, and his deep love for his family and Friends. Bill was particularly proud of the accomplishments of his family. Visitation will be held from 6-8 pm. on Friday, April 1st at the Allison Funeral Home at 103 Mill Street North in Port Hope. A celebration of Bill's life will be held for family and Friends at the Port Hope United Church, 34 South Street, Port Hope at 2 pm on Saturday, April 2nd. In lieu of flowers, the family would appreciate donations in Bill's memory to the Keyes Scholarship at the University of Guelph, Guelph, Ontario, N1G 2W1; the Port Hope United Church, 34 South Street, Port Hope, Ontario, L1A 1R8; the Multiple Sclerosis Society; or to the charity of your choice.

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KEYES o@ca.on.york_county.toronto.globe_and_mail 2005-07-09 published
MacDONALD, Dr. John James
79, Halifax, formerly of Antigonish, passed away peacefully on July 7, 2005.
Born in New Glasgow on October 30, 1925 he was the son of the late John James and Margaret MacDONALD. He is survived by his wife Jane GORDON, sons John James (Jeanne) California; Ronald (Margie), Alan, Antigonish; daughters Nancy Rose (Wayne), Bedford Anne Louise (Frank), Antigonish; Jana, Vancouver; Margaret (John McKEE,) California; stepchildren Jeremy KEYES, Virginia; Rachel CROWTHER (Stephen,) Oshawa and 8 grandchildren. He was predeceased by his first wife Mary Lou.
He moved to Antigonish to attend St. Francis Xavier University graduating in 1945 then received an M.Sc. and PhD in Chemistry from the University of Toronto. He joined the faculty of St. Francis Xavier University in 1949. Ten years later he became the university's first Dean of Science and first lay administrator. He nurtured science programs through his encouragement of research and supported faculty laying the foundation for the university's premier position among small institutions in Canada. He later became Academic and Executive Vice President, a position he occupied until retirement. The University recognized his contributions through the awarding of a Doctor of Laws honoris causa in 2001.
He was involved in the life of the larger Antigonish community through service on the Town Planning Committee and involvement with the Board of Saint Martha's Hospital, where he served several terms as chair. His involvement in the University's Art Gallery and theatre (including occasional acting roles) and his redesign of the Antigonish Golf and Country Club course also served both university and town communities.
He served higher education beyond St. Francis Xavier through involvement in provincial, national and international organizations, including the Maritime Provinces Higher Education Commission, the Science Council of Canada and the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization.
Dr. J.J. was recognized as an outstanding philatelist. His book, The Nova Scotia Post, is the definitive work on Nova Scotia Postal History. He wrote over 20 philatelic articles, won many awards for his exhibits at stamp conventions and had lengthy involvement in philatelic organizations, including membership in the Royal Philatelic Society of Canada. He was an avid gardener and never met a cat he wouldn't pet. Visitation at MacIsaac Funeral Home, 61 Pleasant Street, Antigonish on Sunday 7-9 p.m. and Monday 2-4 p.m. and 7-9 p.m.
Funeral services will be held Tuesday, July 12 at 11: 00 a.m. in the St. Francis Xavier University Chapel, Antigonish. Rev. Paul MacNeil officiating. Burial in Mount Saint Mary's Cemetery, Bailey's Brook
Memorial donations can be sent to the Development Office, St. Francis Xavier University or the Nova Scotia Stamp Club, c/o 831 Tower Road, Halifax B3H 2Y1. www.MacIsaacs.ca

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KEYES o@ca.on.york_county.toronto.globe_and_mail 2005-08-04 published
KEYES, Gordon Lincoln
Gordon L. KEYES was born on March 5, 1920 at Kearney, Ontario, and died of congestive heart failure on July 28, 2005 at Prince George, British Columbia. He was predeceased by his father The Rev. Arthur KEYES, his mother Edna, and his brother David. He is survived by Mary, his loving wife and best friend for more than 60 years, by his daughter Katherine (Ken), his son John (Anne), his grand_son Mark, his sisters-in-law Joyce and Barbara, his nephews Michael, Roger, Eric and Neil, his nieces Joan, Donna, Wendy and Kristina. A keen student of Greek and Roman history, he received a B.A. (1941) and M.A. (1942) from Victoria College at the University of Toronto before earning a PhD from Princeton University in 1944. He taught at McMaster University in Hamilton, Ontario, and Birmingham-Southern College in Alabama before returning in 1947 to Victoria College, where he remained for the rest of his teaching career. A Nelles Professor of Ancient History, he eventually became chairman of the Classics department, and served as principal of Victoria College from 1976 until 1981, when he retired. A Canada Council senior research fellow studying in London, England, from 1959-60, he subsequently wrote 'Christian Faith and the Interpretation of History: A Study of St. Augustine's Philosophy of History,' published in 1966. The family would like to express its appreciation for the care and kindness displayed by Dr. Barry Hagen, the staff at Simon Fraser Lodge, and The Ven. Peter Zimmer. A memorial celebration of his life took place at St. Michael and All Angels Anglican Church in Prince George on July 31, 2005.

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KEYES o@ca.on.york_county.toronto.toronto_star 2005-03-29 published
KEYES, William Charles
It is with much sadness that the family announces the passing of William Charles KEYES, peacefully of old age, at Northumberland Hills Hospital on March 27, 2005. Loving and much loved husband and best friend of the late Margaret KEYES (née REEK.) Also predeceased by his eldest daughter, Dr. Mary E. KEYES. He will be greatly missed by his children Barb WINFIELD, Robert KEYES and his wife Susan, Peg KELLY and her husband Bruce, Carol DEIMLING and her husband Peter. Proud grandfather of Laura WINFIELD, Scott WINFIELD, Liz KELLY, Stephen KELLY, Jeff DEIMLING, and Brie DEIMLING, and great-grandfather of Taya VANDYKE. Bill KEYES was born in Ridgetown, Ontario on August 7, 1912. He graduated from Ontario Agricultural College in Guelph in 1936 and worked with Toronto Elevators for nine years in its grain, seed and feed division. In 1945, he purchased a retail business in Port Hope, specializing in farm feeds and farm gasoline/home fuel oil delivery. Responding to his passion for farming developed during his early years growing up in rural Ontario, Bill also established a major hog grow operation in Port Hope and annually raised 200 acres of corn to support the enterprise. Bill was a member of Hope Lodge No. 114 since 1948, a member of Peterborough Valley Scottish Rite, and a charter member of Lakeshore Shrine Club in Port Hope. He was actively involved in and a major supporter of his community. He served as a trustee of the Port Hope and District Hospital Board for 28 years and as its chairman for 5 years. He also contributed to his community as a member and chairman of the Durham County School Board, the Port Hope Lions Club, and as an elder and long time member of the Port Hope United Church. Even in his late 80's, Bill continued to show his concern by riding a yellow school bus to the Referendum rally in Montreal to join others in demonstrating English Canadians' commitment to a Canada which included Quebec. In his latter years of his retirement, Bill lived with his daughter Barb in her home in Port Hope. He was surrounded by many who enthusiastically provided unconditional kindness and care to him. He exhibited to the end, his positive outlook and his quiet sense of humour, his patience and perseverance, and his deep love for his family and Friends. Bill was particularly proud of the accomplishments of his family. Visitation will be held from 6-8 p.m. on Friday, April 1st at the Allison Funeral Home at 103 Mill Street North in Port Hope. A celebration of Bill's life will be held for family and Friends at the Port Hope United Church, 34 South Street, Port Hope at 2 p.m. on Saturday, April 2nd. In lieu of flowers, the family would appreciate donations in Bill's memory to the Keyes Scholarship at the University of Guelph, Guelph, Ontario, N1G 2W1; the Port Hope United Church, 34 South Street, Port Hope, Ontario, L1A 1R8; the Multiple Sclerosis Society; or to the charity of your choice.

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KEYES o@ca.on.york_county.toronto.toronto_star 2005-04-13 published
BURGESS, Amy Lorna Mary (née DOBSON)
Cherished daughter born in Toronto, September 20, 1912 to Marie and J. Edgar DOBSON, passed over on Friday, April 8, 2005. Beloved wife of the late Ernest Ellis BURGESS, and predeceased by her dearly loved brother and sister, Alex DOBSON and Thelma KEYES and her precious grand_son Kenneth. Devoted mother to Dianne (Richard WEBBER) and Alta (James MORICE,) proud and loving Nana to her grandchildren Nicholas, Wayne, Lisa, Jonathan, Michael and Hannah, and a very dear Grandnana to her great-grandchildren Jeremy, Kelsey, Mason, James, Nathan and Jenna. Amy was a graduate of Gregg College and worked in Toronto as an executive secretary. After the birth of her daughters she dedicated her life to her family, her church and her Friends. A Celebration of Amy Lorna Mary's Life will be held at St. Giles Presbyterian Church in Sarnia, Ontario at a later date. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made in Amy's honour to the Alzheimer Society. Memories and condolences may be emailed online at www.smithfuneralhome.com Arrangements entrusted to Smith Funeral Home, 1576 London Line, Sarnia, Ontario, (519) 542-5541.

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KEYS o@ca.on.middlesex_county.london.london_free_press 2005-03-24 published
KEYS, Thomas James
At London Health Sciences Centre, South Street Campus on Tuesday, March 22, 2005. Thomas James KEYS of London in his 88th year. Beloved husband of Mary Helen (MITCHELL) KEYS. Dear father of Nancy WELLARD and her husband Richard of London. Dear brother of Irene McGUGAN and her husband John of Penetanguishene. Predeceased by his brothers Raymond and Murray KEYS. Also loved by his grandchildren Jillian and Scott. Friends will be received by the family from 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 pm, Friday at the A. Millard George Funeral Home, 60 Ridout Street South, London where the funeral service will be conducted in the chapel on Saturday, March 26th at 11: 00 a.m. with Reverend J. Murdo POLLOCK officiating. Interment in Woodland Cemetery, London. On line condolences accepted at www.amgeorgefh.on.ca

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KEYS o@ca.on.middlesex_county.london.london_free_press 2005-05-01 published
KEYS, Mary H. (MITCHELL)
At Mount Hope Centre For Long Term Care, London, on Friday, April 29th, 2005, Mary H. (MITCHELL) KEYS of London in her 91st year. Beloved wi fe of the late Thomas J. KEYS (March 22, 2005.) Dear mother of Nancy WELLARD and her husband Richard of London, and loved by her 2 grandchildren Jillian and Scott WELLARD. Predeceased by her 2 sisters Alice ROBERTS and Grace BULLAS, and her 2 brothers Walter and Bill MITCHELL. Friends will be received by the family from 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. Monday at the A. Millard George Funeral Home, 60 Ridout Street South, London, where the funeral service will be conducted in the chapel on Tuesday, May 3rd at 11 a.m. Interment in Woodland Cemetery, London. As an expression of sympathy, memorial donations would be appreciated to Mount Hope Centre For Long Term Care c/o St. Joseph's Health Care Foundation, 268 Grosvenor Street, London, N6A 4V2. On line condolences accepted at www.amgeorgefh.on.ca

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KEYS o@ca.on.middlesex_county.london.london_free_press 2005-12-07 published
EBEL, Louis Edward
Of Brussels passed away peacefully on Sunday, December 4th, 2005 at St, Mary's Hospital, Kitchener. Born in Stratford on March 24th, 1928, Lou was in his 78th year. Beloved husband of Mae (DURST) EBEL of 56 years. Loving father of Kathy BEEMER and her husband Terry of Ingersoll, Jeff EBEL and his wife Carolyn of Woodstock and Paul EBEL of Ingersoll. Cherished Poppa of Terri Alaina BEEMER, Cassandra and Colton EBEL. Dear brother of Dorothy WEBER, Myrtle LOTZ, Ken EBEL and his wife Betty, Shirley KEYS and her husband Jack. Dear brother-in-law of Verna EBEL, Gordon PARR, Roy DURST and his wife Ruth, Joyce BADGER and her husband Don, and Dorothy COLLINS and her husband Bob. Lou will be sadly missed by his many nieces and nephews. Predeceased by his infant son Bradley, brothers Charles (Chuck) and Roy, sister Pearl and parents Louis and Dorothy EBEL. Cremation has taken place. Friends will be received by the family from 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m. Thursday at the Schimanski Family Funeral Home, 401 Albert Street, Brussels. A Memorial service to Celebrate Lou's life will be conducted on Friday, December 9th at 2 p.m. from Melville Presbyterian Church, 55 Dunedin Drive, Brussels, with Reverend Cathrine CAMPBELL officiating. Interment of cremated remains at Brussels Cemetery in the spring. As an expression of sympathy, memorial donations may be made to Melville Presbyterian Church, the Canadian Diabetes Association or the Heart and Stroke Foundation. An Oddfellows Service, under the auspices of Western Star Lodge No. 149, I.O.O.F., will be conducted Thursday evening at 9 p.m. Online condolences may be made at www.schimanskifamilyfuneralhome.com

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BRANTON, Alma L.
A resident of Ridgetown, Alma L. BRANTON, died at The Village Nursing Home, Ridgetown on Tuesday, December 13, 2005, at the age of 88. Born in Ridgetown, daughter of the late Herbert and Jemima R. (SMITH) McDONALD. Beloved wife of the late John (Jack) W.H. BRANTON (1985.) Dear mother of Judith A. and her husband Dr. Kelly JONES of R.R.#5, Saint Thomas, Ontario. Loving grandmother of Kelly Ann HEDDLE, Laura BOBIER and her husband Jim, and the late Jennifer JONES. Great-grandmother of Ryan PAUL, Jessica PAUL, Sydney BOBIER and Evan BOBIER. Sister of the late Bertha KEYS, Gladys KENNEDY, David, Charles, Arthur, Joseph and William McDONALD. A Memorial Service will be held at the McKinlay Funeral Home, 76 Main Street, East, Ridgetown, Ontario on Thursday, December 15, 2005 at 1: 00 p.m. with Pastor Al McINTYRE officiating. Interment of cremated remains, in Greenwood Cemetery Ridgetown, at a later date. Donations made by cheque to Multiple Sclerosis Society of Canada would be appreciated. Online condolences may be left at www.mckinlayfuneralhome.com

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KEYS o@ca.on.york_county.toronto.globe_and_mail 2005-04-16 published
BYTHELL, Elizabeth "Bette" Ruth (née LIVINGSTONE)
(November 23, 1915-April 9, 2005)
Peacefully on April 9, 2005 at the Perley Rideau Veterans' Health Centre in Ottawa in her 90th year. Predeceased by her beloved husband Donald BYTHELL. Loving mother of Ann and Mary and son-in-law David KEYS. Dear Nanny of Ann's children Bronwyn, Signy and Eric and Mary and David's children Christina and Alexandra. Dear aunt of the Livingstone family; Sue McRUER, Joan LIVINGSTONE and Julie HAMMOND and of the Bythell family; Bonnie BYTHELL, Margo KREH, David BYTHELL and Sara SPRAQUE. Daughter of the late Elsie Leatherdale LIVINGSTONE and Herbert LIVINGSTONE. Bette was raised in Shelburne, Ontario with her brother Hugh LIVINGSTONE. After graduation from the Ontario College of Art in 1937, she married Don in 1940. They lived and raised their children in Montreal, Ottawa and Toronto. Bette was a keen athlete throughout her life, enjoying curling and tennis as well as summers at the cottage on Gloucester Pool. A Memorial Service will be held at the Central Chapel of Hulse, Playfair and McGarry, 315 McLeod Street, Ottawa on Saturday, May 21, 2005 at 10 am. Reception to follow. For those wishing, donations may be made to the Perley Rideau Veterans' Health Centre. The family wishes to express their appreciation to the staff at The Perley for their gracious care.
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KEYS o@ca.on.york_county.toronto.globe_and_mail 2005-08-02 published
WILSON, Dorothy Alexandra (née KEYS)
Suddenly, yet surrounded by family at her cottage on Georgian Bay, Saturday, July 30th, 2005; in her 90th year. Dorothy WILSON was born in Maple, Vaughan Township on October 10th, 1915. she is survived by Carl (Wilson Lighting), her beloved husband of 66 years. Loving mother of Donald and wife Sandra of Halton Hills, Kenneth and wife Diane of Healdsburg, California, Norma TANGNEY and husband Michael of Orillia, and Debbi PETERSON and husband Tim of San Anselmo, California. Cherished grandmother of Elizabeth, Andrew, Sydney, Victoria (Tori) and Sawyer WILSON, Marni and Ryan TANGNEY, James and Georgia PETERSON. Great Grandmother of Jason CULLEN. Dear sister of Etta LUNDBERG and Mae RUSSELL, both predeceased. Dorothy raised her family of four children in Etobicoke and Islington. Dorothy enjoyed boating and cottaging on Georgian Bay, travelling, and "puttering" in her award winning gardens at her home in Orillia. A Celebration of Dorothy's life took place on Georgian Bay on Monday, August 1st. The family will receive Friends and relatives at the Mundell Funeral Home, 79 West Street North, Orillia (705) 325-2231, from 7-9 p.m. on Tuesday, August 2nd. Graveside service will follow on Wednesday, August 3rd at 2 p.m. at St. George's Cemetery, Fairvalley, Oro Medonte. If desired, memorial donations to the Green Haven Shelter or Couchiching Conservancy would be appreciated. Messages of condolence are welcomed at www.mundellfuneralhome.com.

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KEYS o@ca.on.york_county.toronto.toronto_star 2005-08-02 published
WILSON, Dorothy Alexandra (née KEYS)
Suddenly, yet surrounded by family at her cottage on Georgian Bay, Saturday, July 30th, 2005, in her 90th year. Dorothy WILSON was born in Maple, Vaughan Township on October 10th, 1915. She is survived by Carl (Wilson Lighting) her beloved husband of 66 years. Loving mother of Donald and wife Sandra of Halton Hills, Kenneth and wife Diane of Healdsburg, California, Norma TANGNEY and husband Michael of Orillia, and Debbi PETERSON and husband Tim of San Anselmo, California. Cherished grandmother of Elizabeth, Andrew, Sydney, Victoria (Tori) and Sawyer WILSON, Marni and Ryan TANGNEY, James and Georgia PETERSON. Great grandmother of Jason CULLEN. Dear sister of Etta LUNDBERG and Mae RUSSELL both predeceased. Dorothy raised her family of four children in Etobicoke and Islington. Dorothy enjoyed boating and cottaging on Georgian Bay, travelling, and "puttering" in her award winning gardens at her home in Orillia. A Celebration of Dorothy's life took place on Georgian Bay on Monday, August 1st. The family will receive Friends and relatives at the Mundell Funeral Home,79 West St. N., Orillia (705) 325-2231 from 7-9 p.m. on Tuesday, August 2nd. Graveside service will follow on Wednesday, August 3rd at 2 p.m. at St. George's Cemetery, Fairvalley, Oro Medonte. If desired, memorial donations to the Green Haven Shelter or Couchiching Conservancy would be appreciated. Messages of condolence are welcomed at www.mundellfuneralhome.com

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KEYSTON o@ca.on.york_county.toronto.globe_and_mail 2005-04-12 published
KEYSTON, Dr. John Edgar
Passed away peacefully in Ottawa on April 8th in his 96th year. Predeceased by his wife Irene née CATLOW, he leaves a son, John Robert KEYSTON and his wife Jacqueline, living in Halifax, Nova Scotia; two grand-daughters, Rebecca and Melanie; and a daughter Judith KEYSTON, living in Lewes, England. Dr. KEYSTON had a very distinguished career in the field of Defence Research. He grew up in the small Nottinghamshire village of Barnstone, England, and was educated at the King Edward VII Grammar School in Melton Mowbray, at Nottingham University (B.Sc. 1929), the Einstein Tower laboratory in Potsdam, Germany (1930-1931) and Magdalen College, Oxford (first class D.Phil. in Physics 1933). His first post was Research Officer with EMI, but in 1937 he transferred to defence research in the preparations for possible war with Germany. At the Admiralty he became Assistant Director of Scientific Research Planning (1943-1945), and Deputy Director of Programmes and Planning (1945-1946). From postwar London he moved to Southern Rhodesia (now Zimbabwe) as Research Director of the Central African Council (1947-1949), and took time off from this post in 1949 to serve as Scientific Advisor to the Indian Navy in that newly independent country. Dr KEYSTON came to Canada in 1950 as the first Chief Superintendant of the newly established Naval Research Establishment (now Defence Research Establishment Atlantic) in Dartmouth, Nova Scotia. Both the job and the country proved to be congenial to him, and he and his wife became Canadian citizens in 1953. He was subsequently promoted (1957) to the position of Vice-Chairman of the Canadian Defence Research Board, and moved to Ottawa. Still eager for new challenges, in 1964 he accepted a the North Atlantic Treaty Organization appointment as Director of the Supreme Headquarters Allied Powers, Europe Technical Centre in The Hague, Netherlands. From there he moved in 1967 to Brussels as the North Atlantic Treaty Organization's Director of Armaments and Defence Research, a post he held until his retirement back to Ottawa in 1973. For his significant contributions to defence research Dr KEYSTON was honoured in Britain with an O.B.E. and later a coronation medal, and with the Medal of Freedom with Bronze Palm from the U.S.A. He tried his hand at many things, including playwriting - and was winner of the Nova Scotia playwriting competition for 3 years running. He had been a keen cricketer, golfer and gardener, played the piano and enjoyed a variety of music. He will be deeply missed by his family and by his Friends, particularly Audrey COWAN who was his very best friend during the last years of his life. A private memorial service will be held in Ottawa later in April. The family may be contacted through jkeyston@eastlink.ca.

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KEYSTON o@ca.on.york_county.toronto.globe_and_mail 2005-06-24 published
John KEYSTON, Physicist And Nato Scientist: 1908-2005
British-born boffin was courted by two countries for his vital work in undersea warfare -- and chose Canada
By Buzz BOURDON, Special to the Globe and Mail, Friday, June 24, 2005, Page S9
Ottawa -- As a backroom Canadian Cold Warrior, he was "one of the greatest brains in North Atlantic Treaty Organization." Yet, for English-born John KEYSTON, it almost didn't happen. As a physicist whose brilliance gained the attention of Albert Einstein, the Royal Navy considered him such a prize that the British were reluctant to let him go.
For all that, Dr. KEYSTON was determined to turn his back on Britain. He arrived in Canada after taking a roundabout route with intermediate stopovers in Rhodesia and India. It all started when he was offered a job in the United States after he had played a vital part in scientific research during the Second World War.
The Americans, it seemed, knew his wartime worth. In 1947, they recognized his highly classified work in anti-submarine warfare by awarding him the U.S. Medal of Freedom with Bronze Palm. He had performed "very meritorious service in the field of scientific development," the citation said. "Dr. KEYSTON promoted and effectively implemented an Anglo-American interchange of scientific and engineering information concerning new weapons and devices of warfare and collaborated closely himself with American research groups, contributing substantially to the Allied war effort."
It was then that they tempted him with a plum job. Dr. KEYSTON, then deputy director of the Royal Navy's Research Programs and Planning Department, was offered a spot as director of the British Commonwealth Scientific Office, which would have required him moving to Washington. By all accounts, he was eager to accept, but, as it turned out, the British would have none of it. At the time, Britain still saw itself as the senior member of a scientific and intelligence partnership with the United States and regarded such approaches as poaching. The Admiralty, the headquarters of the Royal Navy, considered his departure as harmful to its scientific interests.
"Insofar as the Admiralty is concerned, I have to point out that I regard Dr. KEYSTON as one of the really key men in the Admiralty Scientific Organization," wrote F. Brundrett of the Admiralty on February 19, 1947. "The very fact that he has been appointed to [his] rank at so early an age [38] is an indication of the value that we place upon him."
And, as if to put a stamp of ownership of him, the British government saw to it that he was named an officer of the Order of the British Empire in King George VI's New Year's honours list of 1946.
For all that, or possibly because he was denied the job in the United States, Dr. KEYSTON still felt compelled to emigrate. Later in 1947, he made a back-door exit to become research director of the Central African Council in what was then Southern Rhodesia. After that, he spent part of 1949 as scientific adviser to the newly formed Indian Navy, then moved his family to Canada to become chief superintendent of the Naval Research Establishment, now Defence Research Establishment, in Dartmouth, N.S.
It was an exciting time for a researcher in the Royal Canadian Navy. The formation of North Atlantic Treaty Organization in 1948, coupled with the Cold War and the Korean War, saw the federal government spend enormous sums -- almost $2-billion in 1952-53 alone -- to build up the Canadian Army, Royal Canadian Air Force and Royal Canadian Navy. By 1952, about 40 cents of every tax dollar was being spent on defence.
Although the Royal Canadian Navy had only 7,000 sailors and 12 ships when Dr. KEYSTON arrived in Halifax, the fleet saw a dramatic expansion in just a few years. "Eight years later, the Royal Canadian Navy had some 50 warships in commission with a personal strength of nearly 20,000. By 1958, the navy was big, bold, and brash," wrote Marc Milner in Canada's Navy: The First Century (1999). "Its fleet, its weapons, equipment and scientific innovations were all cutting edge."
Anti-submarine warfare was to be the Royal Canadian Navy's main role, and Dr. KEYSTON, who soon signalled his intention of accepting his new home by taking out Canadian citizenship, was at the centre of it, supervising research and development. Richard BLAKE, who worked for him as the head of Naval Research Establishment's engineering section, said the design and building of H.M.C.S. Bras d'Or, Canada's first hydrofoil, was foremost among projects undertaken during Dr. KEYSTON's time at Dartmouth. Also high on the list was research into variable-depth sonar and cathodic protection of ships.
Dr. KEYSTON began his rise from his lower-middle-class roots his father kept the books at a local cement works -- by winning a scholarship to King Edward VII grammar school in Melton Mowbray, Leicestershire, at 9. Eventually, after completing a degree in physics at Nottingham's University College, he conducted research in Potsdam, Germany, on the hyperfine structure of spectral lines. In 1930, his work on the electrical properties of gases won the praise of Albert Einstein during the legendary physicist's visit to Nottingham. In 1933, Dr. KEYSTON obtained a doctorate in physics from Magdalen College, Oxford.
During the Second World War, he established his expertise in waging war below the waves. His daughter, Judith KEYSTON, of Lewes, England, knew her father was engaged in top-secret work during the war, but was unaware of its nature. She learned some details decades later.
"[He worked] in particular on the effects of underwater explosions, such as depth charges and torpedoes. It was a difficult area because explosions underwater behave differently. For example, if you develop a depth charge, you need to know where and how it will impact," she said. "Submarine warfare was of the utmost strategic importance in Britain's defence and the Allied war effort."
From 1957 to 1964, Dr. KEYSTON worked in Ottawa as vice-chairman of the Defence Research Board before being appointed director of a North Atlantic Treaty Organization technical centre in the Netherlands as part of Supreme Headquarters Allied Command Europe. Better known as SHAPE, it had come into existence in 1951 as part of a North Atlantic Treaty Organization effort to establish an integrated and effective military force that could counter Moscow at a moment's notice.
In 1967, Dr. KEYSTON reached the top of North Atlantic Treaty Organization's scientific world when he was appointed director of armaments and defence research, a post he held for six years. The Cold War, then in its third decade, was still very hot, with dozens of Soviet and Eastern bloc divisions seemingly poised to hurl themselves across Western Europe to the English Channel.
When Dr. KEYSTON retired in 1973, a North Atlantic Treaty Organization admiral called him one of the alliance's most "competent, authoritative and decisive figures. When we had a difficult problem, we came to seek your advice [and] have all been impressed by your intuition and quick reactions indicating the best solution. From the scientific and military points of view, we all consider you one of the greatest brains in North Atlantic Treaty Organization," said Vice-Admiral E. Cioppa on June 20, 1973.
To his peers, he was an accommodating and understanding colleague. "He was a splendid man to work for, an outstanding administrator," said Mr. BLAKE, who is now retired and lives in Guelph, Ontario "He was much respected and his personality blended very well with the rest of us. His calibre was such that he would have earned a knighthood [in Britain]."
John Edgar KEYSTON was born on July 7, 1908, in Nottingham, England. He died of natural causes on April 8, 2005, in Ottawa. He was 96. He leaves his son John and daughter Judith. He was predeceased by his wife, Irene.

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KEYSTONE o@ca.on.york_county.toronto.toronto_star 2005-01-17 published
ELLIOT/ELLIOTT, Dawn Marie
Passed peacefully at home, on Saturday, January 15, 2005, as a result of complications arising from a 25 year battle with Lupus. Loving wife and best friend to Stewart for over 30 years. Loving and supportive mother of Lance, Lorilee, Jeremy, and William. Will be sadly missed by her many "adopted" children and grandchildren, her mother Shirley, mother-in-law Georgina, brother Dan, and sisters Dianne and Doreen. Proud recipient of the Queen's Golden Jubilee Award and a Women of Distinction Award in recognition of her extensive service to the community. Founding member of Lupus Canada, Canadian Women's Foundation, Cliffcrest Community Services, West Hill Community Services, Emily Stowe Shelter, and continued to be a community activist in spite of her illness. Friends may call at the "Scarborough Chapel" of McDougall and Brown Funeral Home, 2900 Kingston Rd. (east of St. Clair Ave. E.) for visitation on Wednesday, January 19 from 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. A celebration of Dawn's life will be held in the chapel on Thursday at 11 a.m. Dawn's family would like to thank Doctors Edward KEYSTONE, Eric KAZIUKA, and Gabor KANDEL. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to Lupus Canada or the charity of choice.

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KEYSTONE o@ca.on.york_county.toronto.toronto_star 2005-11-27 published
EISENSTAT, Helen (née LEVY)
Our mother Helen EISENSTAT, daughter of Isaac and Jenny LEVY, and loving wife to our late father Louis EISENSTAT, died on November 26, 2005, at the age of 87. Her death, like her life, brought family and loved ones closer. She leaves a great void in the lives of her children Marilyn (Michael POSLUNS,) Lorraine (Ernie WEINRIB,) Barbara, and Sholom (Rifka.) Her grandchildren Aliza, Sara, Jacob, Yedida, and Ayala benefited from their Bubi Helen's love and attention, as did her nephews and nieces Sheila, Paula, Howie, Steve, Judy, Rhoda, Noah, Ava, John, and their families. Helen's life was intertwined with many other lives: her sister Margaret NASLEN; her sisters-in-law Belle TAFT and Minnie COHEN, her late brothers-in-law Earl (Jake) and Ned; the Feldman, Paul and Bar-Am families; her Friends, especially Yetta MEDNICK and life-long friend Laura EDELL - and to the spouses of all these loved ones, z"l. Helen loved her adopted Kazekevich family, Alex, Klara, Michael and Masha. Helen's family will always be grateful to Lorraine and Ernie who opened their home to Helen during her illness so that she could remain in the circle of her family and Friends. The family thanks Doctors GOLDMAN and STEINBERG and the Palliative Care Team at Mount Sinai's Temmy Latner Centre for Palliative Care; nurses Liz, Marg and Valerio; Sheila WALKER of the Jewish Hospice; Doctors KEYSTONE and WAERN; and Helen's wonderful caregivers Cora, Zora, Mary, Pat, Carol, Maria, Claudia, Ofelia, Robin and Joyce. Donations in Helen's memory can be made to Ziv Tzedakah Foundation (31 Glen Rush Blvd., Toronto, M5N 2T4) or Mazon Canada (416) 783-7554. Call Benjamin's at (416) 663-9060 for funeral time. Shiva and prayers will be at the home of Lorraine and Ernie, 16 Shorncliffe Avenue (416) 921-8471. There will be a d'var Torah every evening at 8 p.m. May Helen's soul, along with our late father Lou's soul, be bound up in the bond of everlasting life.

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KEYTE o@ca.on.york_county.toronto.globe_and_mail 2005-11-28 published
DOIG, Anne Hambly
Peacefully at North York General Hospital on Friday, November 25th, 2005 at the age of 95. Predeceased by her husband Howard in 1992 and her son Charles in 1996. Lovingly remembered by her daughters Diane ARNETT (Neil) of Richmond, British Columbia and Marnie DOIG (Jerry KEYTE) of Willunga, South Australia and their families (including 3 grandchildren and 3 great-grandchildren). Friends may visit on Wednesday from 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m. at the R.S. Kane Funeral Home, 6150 Yonge Street (at Goulding, south of Steeles). Funeral Service at Trinity Presbyterian Church, 2737 Bayview Avenue, on Thursday, December 1st at 11: 00 a.m. Interment York Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to Trinity Memorial Fund, Canadian Cancer Society or the Arthritis Society Research.
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KEYTE o@ca.on.york_county.toronto.toronto_star 2005-11-28 published
DOIG, Anne Hambly
Peacefully at North York General Hospital on Friday November 25th, 2005 at the age of 95. Predeceased by her husband Howard in 1992 and her son Charles in 1996. Lovingly remembered by her daughters Diane ARNETT (Neil) of Richmond, British Columbia and Marnie DOIG (Jerry KEYTE) of Willunga, South Australia and their families (including 3 grandchildren and 3 great-grandchildren). Friends may visit on Wednesday from 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m. at the R.S. Kane Funeral Home, 6150 Yonge Street (at Goulding, south of Steeles). Funeral Service at Trinity Presbyterian Church, 2737 Bayview Avenue on Thursday December 1st at 11: 00 a.m. Interment York Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to Trinity Memorial Fund, Canadian Cancer Society or the Arthritis Society Research. Condolences www.rskane.ca

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KEYWAN o@ca.on.york_county.toronto.toronto_star 2005-08-06 published
KEYWAN, Harold John
At The Toronto General Hospital, on Wednesday, August 3, 2005, Harold KEYWAN, in his 58th year. Loving father of Drew, Cortney and Jordan. Loved brother of James, William, Darwina and Alecia BAGNALL. Sadly missed by many relatives and Friends. Resting at the Ward Funeral Home "Brampton Chapel," 52 Main Street South (Hwy. 10), Brampton, from 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. Sunday. Service in the chapel Monday 11 a.m. Interment Brampton Memorial Gardens. In lieu of flowers, donations to The Mycosis Fungoides Foundation (Cancer) or the charity of choice would be greatly appreciated by the family.

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KEYZER o@ca.on.york_county.toronto.toronto_star 2005-09-23 published
KEYZER, Marie (née KLAVER)
Passed away peacefully, at the Trillium Manor, Orillia, on Thursday, September 22, 2005, in her 96th year. Marie KEYZER, of Orillia, beloved wife of the late Nicolaas KEYZER. Dearly loved mother of Marianne KEYZER- ALLEMANG of Dunnville, Sister Josephine KEYZER, C.S.M. of Antigonish, Nova Scotia, Jack and his wife Fran of Orillia, Rita SEARLE and her husband Robin of Toronto, Pauline BELL and her husband Craig of Gravenhurst, Anne MacDONALD and her late husband Niel of Winnipeg, Manitoba, Nicolette KEYZER of Aurora, Nick of Orillia, and her late son Hildebrand. Dear mother-in-law of Barbara of Wasaga. Loving grandmother of Kelly, Scott, Sean, Nicole, Mark, Adrienne, Korine, Kristina, Jennifer, Andrea, Kim, Denise, Jaclyn, Jeffrey, David, Edward, Matthew, Elizabeth, Danielle, Lawrence, John, Evan, Shannon, Stephen and 7 great-grandchildren. Will also be missed by family in the Netherlands. Family and Friends will be received at the L. Doolittle Chapel of Carson Funeral Homes, 54 Coldwater Street East, Orillia (705) 326-3595, on Friday, September 23rd from 6-9 p.m. A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated at The Church of the Guardian Angel (115 West St. N., Orillia), on Saturday, September 24, 2005 at 11 o'clock. Interment at St. Michael's Roman Catholic Cemetery, Orillia, to follow. In lieu of flowers, memorial donations to the charity of your choice would be appreciated by the family. "We believe and entrust Marie into God's eternal embrace of love. Her dawn has come. We rejoice. Amen, Alleluia!" Parish Prayers will be said in the Doolittle Chapel Friday evening at 6: 45 p.m. Online messages of condolence are welcome at www.carsonfuneralhomes.com

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