JAMEESON o@ca.on.grey_county.artemesia.flesherton.the_flesherton_advance 2006-11-22 published
JAMEESON, Reg
In loving memory of our dear brother Reg who passed away November 19, We think of you in silence
We often speak your name
All we have are memories
And your picture in a frame
Your resting place we visit
And say a special prayer
May God hold you in His loving arms
As we keep you in our hearts.
- Lovingly remembered by Keith, Evelyn and Jim, Mabel and Lyle and families.
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JAMEN o@ca.on.york_county.toronto.globe_and_mail 2006-11-28 published
HANSON " Walter" Lee
Born December 12, 1980, died suddenly of an inflammatory disease of the heart on Thursday, November 23, 2006 at the age of 25. Lee was predeceased by his father Paul HANSON, grandfathers Ron HALVERSON and Ken RUSSELL and his aunt Laura Mae HALVERSON. Among those who will miss him deeply are his beloved partner Jenny JAMEN; mother Sue HANSON- RUSSELL; stepfather David RUSSELL; brother Michael HANSON and his wife Jennifer; sister Michelle RUSSELL grandparents Betty and Walter HANSON, Anne HALVERSON and Louise RUSSELL, as well as his many aunts, uncles, cousins and Friends. Lee was born in Dawson Creek, British Columbia and moved to the Vancouver area when he was five years old. He graduated from Vancouver College in 1998 and subsequently attended Camosun College in Victoria and British Columbia Institute of Technology in Vancouver. Lee had recently embarked on a promising career in contract sales at Russell Food Equipment. Lee was passionate about what life had to offer. He enjoyed music and sports as both a spectator and player, and loved spending time with Friends and family. Lee was a genuine, positive, funny, loyal and trustworthy young man who made his famly proud. One of his Friends said that being with Lee inspired you to be as good a friend as he was. Funeral services will be held Wednesday, Novemer 29th, 2006 at 2: 00 p.m. at Saint Helen's Anglican Church, 4405 West 8th Avenue in Vancouver, Rev. John Stephens officiating. There will be a private family burial on Thursday, November 30th. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to Canuck Place Children's Hospice, 1690 Matthews Avenue, Vancouver, British Columbia V6J 2T2. On-line condolences may be left at www.kearneyfs.com Kearney Funeral Services 604-736-0268

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JAMES o@ca.on.grey_county.artemesia.flesherton.the_flesherton_advance 2006-02-15 published
HILDEBRAND, Hubert
After a lengthy illness, Hubert died peacefully in his sleep at the Grey Bruce Health Services, Markdale on February 5, 2006 in his 83rd year. The mourning family includes his wife Berenice, "Niki," his daughter Angela Rose (the late Michael JAMES,) and his son Frank. Predeceased by his son Robert. He is also survived by his daughters-in-law Barb HILDEBRAND, Nancy LAMBERT, grand_sons Sean and Jesse HILDEBRAND and sister Broni KOSMALLA (Leo.) Sadly missed by his extended family and Friends. Details of the memorial service will be announced shortly. In lieu of flowers, donations to the Centre Grey Health Services Foundation would be gratefully appreciated.
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JAMES o@ca.on.grey_county.owen_sound.the_sun_times 2006-03-04 published
KINGSTON, William Allen
Peacefully at South Bruce Grey Health Centre, Chesley, on Thursday, March 2nd, 2006 in his 81st year. Allen was a Stelco retiree and a World War 2 Veteran. He was a member of the Chesley Legion and the Chesley Mens Bridge Club. Beloved husband to Deborah. Loving father to Karen, Rosanna, Patrick (Jill,) Liz (Herc) CATALUCCI, Anna (Aaron) JAMES and precious Thomas still at home. Stepfather to John (Carol) SUMMERS, Barbara GAVIN, Linda (Jean-Marc) LAFLUER and Gerald (Sandra) WASHINGTON. Cherished grandfather of Eric, Dina, Christopher, Darren, Ryan, Trevor, Patrick Jr., Jean Jr., Richard, Lena, Steven, Andrew, Tammy, Robert Jr. and Sherry. Loving brother to Wilma (John) CHRISTIE, Lenore URSTADT, Mary PATTERSON, Jean POIROT, Kenneth and Douglas. Predeceased by his brother Jack; brothers-in-law, Lloyd URDSTADT and John PATTERSON and his parents, William and Wilma (CALHOUN) KINGSTON. Visitation will be held at Cameron Funeral Home, Chesley, on Sunday from 2: 00 to 4:00 and 7:00 to 9:00 p.m. A Royal Canadian Legion service will be held on Sunday evening at 7: 00 p.m. The funeral service will be held at the funeral home on Monday, March 6th, 2006 at 1: 00 p.m. Cremation to follow. Memorial Donations to the Chesley Hospital Foundation would be appreciated as expressions of sympathy. Allen's family would like to thank Dr. Adam WINTERTON and all the nursing staff at the Chesley Hospital for their care during Allen's stay.

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JAMES o@ca.on.grey_county.owen_sound.the_sun_times 2006-11-13 published
SUDDABY, Raymond Arthur
Peacefully at the Summit Place Retirement Lodge in Owen Sound, on Saturday November 11, 2006 in his 82nd year. Raymond Arthur SUDDABY, beloved husband to the late Martha (née MOORADIAN.) Lovingly remembered by his son Rob and his wife Kelly and by his daughter Patricia and her husband Bob BATENCHUK. Fondly remembered by his grandchildren, Steven COLERIDGE and his wife Tracey and Jacquie and her partner Ron McCRAE, Brody, Brenen and Dana. Great-grandfather to Ty, Rae and Hanna. Raymond is survived by his Brother William and his wife Joan and by his sister June and her husband Bill JAMES. Raymond will be missed by many nieces and nephews and his extended family. Predeceased by his sister Norma WARNER. Friends may call at the Breckenridge-Ashcroft Funeral Home on Tuesday from 11 to 1: 00 p.m. A funeral service will be held at 1 p.m. Rev. Claire MILLER officiating. Interment in Greenwood Cemetery. As an expression of sympathy, memorial donations to the Canadian Cancer Society or the Grey Bruce Regional Health Foundation would be appreciated by the family.

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JAMES o@ca.on.manitoulin.howland.little_current.manitoulin_expositor 2006-02-22 published
JAMES MORRIS MERRYLEES
In loving memory of James Morris Merrylees, June 20, 1924 - February 18,
2006. Jim Merrylees, a resident of Mill Site Apartments, and formerly of
Barrie Island, died at his residence on Saturday, February 18, 2006 at the
age of 81 years. He was born on Barrie Island, son of the late Joe and
Annie (Greenman) Merrylees, and had lived and farmed the family farm all his
life until moving to Gore Bay in 2004. Jim had been the Road Superintendent
on Barrie Island for 19 years, and was a member of the Legion. He enjoyed
playing the guitar and singing, performing at many variety nights and at the
school. He was known to have the best fences on Barrie Island and for his
saying "Good fences make good neighbours". Jim loved his farm, and the
animals he raised. His farm and his family were his life. He had such a love
for his family, and especially his grandchildren, that few if any person
could match. In turn his family loved him more than words could ever say. He
will be truly missed, but memories will be cherished by all who knew him.
Jim is survived by his dearly loved and loving wife, Kal (Wright) Merrylees.
Loved and loving father of Kay and Danny Nadeau, Jean and Mike Gibbs, Joe
and Sue, Bob and Connie, Barb and Steve Middaugh all of Gore Bay and Jamie
and Debbie of Brampton. Proud grandfather of 15 grandchildren and 2 step
grandchildren and 10 great grandchildren. He was "Poppa Jim" to many
children adopted by heart. Dear brother of Elizabeth Hammond (husband Perc
predeceased) of Gore Bay, Audrey and husband Jiggs Elliot of Little Current.
Predeceased by sister Kathleen and husband John Bryant and brothers Wilmer
and James. Also survived by many nieces and nephews. Friends called at the
Culgin Funeral Home on Monday from 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. The funeral service was
conducted in Lyons Memorial United Church on Tuesday, February 21, 2006 at
11.00 a.m. with Pastor Maxine McVey officiating. Spring interment in Gordon
Cemetery. If so desired, donations may be made to the Heart and Stroke
Foundation or the charity of choice. Culgin Funeral Home 282-2270.

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JAMES o@ca.on.manitoulin.howland.little_current.manitoulin_expositor 2006-03-15 published
JAMES CLARK
In memory of James Clark who passed away March 9, 2006 at Sudbury Regional
Hospital, Laurentian Site in his 64th year. son of the late Edward and Mary
Clark. Beloved husband of Edith. Loving father of Connie (Matthew) Flagler
of Ennismore, Jamie (Yvonne) of Singapore, Tanya and friend Michael of
Corunna. Cherished "Poppa" of Elizabeth, Theresa, Victoria and Jesse Flagler
and Caelan and Kieran Clark. Dear brother of Mary, Lonnie (Robert -
predeceased), Myrna (Kenneth - predeceased), Jean, Judy (Paul), Susan
(Ralph), Louise (Tom), David and Nancy. Predeceased by Gloria.
Brother-in-law of Lenora (William - predeceased) Gardiner, Wilda (Leonard -
predeceased) Montgomery, Merle (Delbert) Mills, Dale (Nancy) Harper. He will
also be sadly missed by many Friends and relatives. Rested at Island Funeral
Home, Sunday, March 12, from 7 - 9 pm. Funeral Service was at 11 am on
Monday, March 13, 2006 at Island Funeral Home. Burial to take place at a
later date in the spring at Hilly Grove Cemetery. Donations in James' memory
would be appreciated to the Manitoulin Health Centre Auxiliary, Little
Current and/or Sudbury Regional Hospital, Laurentian Site.

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JAMES o@ca.on.manitoulin.howland.little_current.manitoulin_expositor 2006-03-22 published
JAMES " LUCK" RALPH TILSTON
In loving memory of James "Luck" Ralph Tilston, who passed away peacefully
on his beloved Manitoulin Island on Thursday, March 16, 2006 at the age of
92. Luck taught grade school for many years, in Budges, Sheguiandah and
Little Current. He had a life filled with adventures and enterprises, such
as farming, restaurant owner and trucker. He was a private, quiet man, who
chose his words with care. He wrote many poems that were shared in the
Expositor. He enjoyed a simple life and never wanted to leave his Island
roots, except for brief excursions. Born to Ellen Isabelle (née Grierson)
and William Beresford Tilston on March 2, 1914. Predeceased by his beloved
wife Vivian Frances (née Sim) Tilston (November 15, 2002). Loved by his
children Jane Tilston (David Pellerin) of Elliot Lake, Jim and wife Louise
of California and son Christopher (predeceased 1963). Forever remembered by
grandchildren Heather Kiedyk of Tavistock, Lara Kiedyk Fraser (husband Jeff)
of Mt. Brydges, Andrew R.L. Keidyk (wife Tammy) of Barrie, Carey Jane
Fiorello (John), Chancey Tilston, Shannon Tilston, Jamie Tilston, all of
California. Special great grandfather of Brandon and Courtney Keidyk, Keiran
and Braeden Fraser, Alyssa, Giovanni and Mia Fiorello. Being the youngest in
his family he is predeceased by all his siblings Pat and husband Alf
Sellers, John Tilston, George and wife Lorna Tilston. Survived by two
sister-in-laws Ann and Christine Tilston, both of B.C. and Vivan's family,
Grenville (predeceased) and wife Cecelia Sim, Mildred (Sim) and Perc
Sparling, both predeceased, James and Gene Sim, both predeceased, Hilda Sim
Heberer (predeceased), Grant Sim (predeceased). Sadly missed by his nieces
and nephews especially by nephew Peter Tilston. Visitation was 2 - 4 and 7 -
9, Sunday. Funeral Service was at 2 pm, Monday, March 20, 2006 at St. Paul's
Anglican Church, Manitowaning, Ontario, the Reverend Canon Bain Peever
officiating. Burial in Hilly Grove Cemetery in the spring. Arrangements in
care of Island Funeral Home, Little Current, Ontario.

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JAMES o@ca.on.middlesex_county.london.london_free_press 2006-01-03 published
CORDEIRO, Jose " Joe"
Peacefully, at Victoria Hospital, on Sunday, January 1, 2006, Jose "Joe" CORDEIRO in his 74th year. Beloved husband of Maria Aldora CORDEIRO. Dear father of Mario Jose CORDEIRO, Suzette CORDEIRO- JAMES (Peter) and John CORDEIRO (Allison,) all of London. Loving grandfather of Kyla and Carson. Brother of Margarida CORDEIRO and Deolinda CORDEIRO of London, Lourdes CABRAL (Miguel) of Sarnia, Gilda CORDEIRO (Luis) of London and Joao CORDEIRO (Tiberia) of Sarnia. Visitors will be received at the O'Neil Funeral Home, 350 William Street, on Tuesday from 7: 00-9:00 p.m. and on Wednesday from 2: 00-4:00 and 7:00-9:00 p.m. The Funeral Mass will be celebrated in St. Peter's Basilica (196 Dufferin Ave) on Thursday at 10: 00 a.m. Entombment St. Peter's Cemetery. Prayers Wednesday at 7: 00 p.m.

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JAMES o@ca.on.middlesex_county.london.london_free_press 2006-01-16 published
McLACHLIN, Glenn S.
At London Health Sciences Centre - University Hospital on Sunday, January 15, 2006 Glenn S. McLACHLIN of London in his 76th year. Beloved husband of Olive May (BAMSEY) McLACHLIN. Loving father of Ruth HEWITSON and her husband Philip of Waterloo; Donna McLACHLIN of Guelph; Beverly WEIRMEIR and her husband Robert of Elmwood and Nancy McLACHLIN of Edmonton, Alberta. Dear brother of Kenneth McLACHLIN and his wife June of Cabri, Saskatchewan; Margaret SMITH, Shirley EMON and Ruth JAMES all of Calabogie and Janet McNULTY and her husband William of Burnstown. Predeceased by his son-in-law Larry WEEKS and his brother Ross McLACHLIN. Also loved by his 6 grandchildren Stephen and Michael HEWITSON; Andrew HEWITSON and his wife Niki; Natalie and Daniel WEIRMEIR and his step grand_son Rick WEIRMEIR and his wife Tracy as well as his great-grand_son Jesse. Glenn will also be missed by his in-laws Art and Betty OLIVER and his sister-in-law Mildred JARVIS as well as many nieces and nephews. Friends will be received by the family from 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. on Tuesday at the A. Millard George Funeral Home, 60 Ridout Street South, London. The funeral service will be conducted at The Salvation Army London Citadel, 555 Springbank Drive, London on Wednesday, January 18th, 2006 at 1: 00 p.m. Cremation to follow with interment in Forest Lawn Memorial Gardens, London. In lieu of flowers and as an expression of sympathy, memorial donations may be made to the Karen Morris Fund, c/o The Financial Facilities Group, 5-105 Lexington Road, Waterloo, Ontario N2J 4R8 or to the charity of your choice. (Online condolences accepted at www.amgeorgefh.on.ca).

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JAMES o@ca.on.middlesex_county.london.london_free_press 2006-01-31 published
TAILOR/TAYLOR, Allan Harry
At Alexandra Marine and General Hospital on Monday January 30, 2006. Allan Harry TAILOR/TAYLOR of Goderich and formerly of Woodstock in hi 78th year. Beloved husband of Eunice (WEEKS) TAILOR/TAYLOR. Dear father of Barry TAILOR/TAYLOR of London and Scott TAILOR/TAYLOR (Elizabeth CATLING) of Stratford. Loving grandfather of 2 grandchildren and 4 great grandchildren. Survived by sister Doreen TAILOR/TAYLOR of London. Predeceased by brother Douglas TAILOR/TAYLOR and sister Marjorie JAMES. Friends will be received at McCallum and Palla Funeral Home, Cambria Rd. at East St. Goderich on Tuesday from 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. Funeral Service will be held at the Funeral Home on Wednesday February 1, 2006 at 1 p.m. Cremation. Donations to the Lung Association or Alexandra Marine and General Hospital Foundation gratefully acknowledged. Friends may sign the book of condolence at www.mccallumpalla.ca

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JAMES o@ca.on.middlesex_county.london.london_free_press 2006-02-09 published
HANES, Robert William
Passed away peacefully on Sunday, February 5, 2006 at Victoria Hospital in his 53rd year. Dear brother of Laurie HANES of Participation House. Predeceased by his much loved brother David (1995). Loving cousin of Wendy (Earl) McGUFFIN, Elizabeth (Doug) JAMES, Ronald (Helen) JOHNSON, Anthony (Gusta) JOHNSON, Deborah (Geoff) ANTHONY. Loved nephew of Maxine MAJOR and family in Nova Scotia. Rob will be sadly missed by very close Friends Gail BARCLAY, Fin ANTONE, Kevin CLONEY, Bev and Dave THOMPSON/THOMSON/TOMPSON/TOMSON and Friends of Bill W. A special thanks to the care and consideration of Dr. Martyn JUDSON and also the Critical Care Trauma Centre at Victoria Hospital, Bay 5 nurses and Dr.'s. A Memorial Service will be held at 10 a.m. on Saturday, February 11, 2006, at First Baptist Church, 568 Richmond Street, London. Interment Forest Lawn Memorial Gardens. Donations to Participation House, 215 Optimist Park, London, Ontario, N6K 4M1 would be gratefully appreciated. Arrangements entrusted to Memorial Funeral Home 452-3770.

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JAMES o@ca.on.middlesex_county.london.london_free_press 2006-02-15 published
CHARBONNEAU, Marjorie Ann
A former resident of Howard Township, Marjorie Ann CHARBONNEAU, passed away at the Village Rest Home, Ridgetown on Saturday, February 11, 2006 at the age of 67 years. Born in Howard Township, daughter of the late Ernest E. and Esther R. (WOOFENDEN) Pfaff. Beloved wife of James A. CHARBONNEAU and dear mother of Darrin CHARBONNEAU and Lisa PHILLIPS of Chatham. Grandmother of Becky and Cassie JAMES. Sadly missed by Jean JAMES. Sister of Clarence and his wife Margaret PFAFF of Blenheim, Gordon PFAFF of Florida and the late Robert PFAFF, Norma CAMPBELL and Edwin PFAFF. Also surviving is a brother and sister-in-law Jack CAMPBELL of Campbell of Florida and Elizabeth PFAFF of Blenheim. Marjorie was predeceased by sisters-in-law Geraldine and Marjorie PFAFF. A reception to remember the life of Marjorie will take place on Sunday, February 19, 2006, from 2: 00-4:00 p.m. at The Village Rest Home, 9 Myrtle Street, Ridgetown. There will be prayers and remembrance at 3: 30 p.m. Interment of the cremated remains in St. Michael's Cemetery, Howard Township, at a later date. Donations made by cheque to the Canadian Cancer Society appreciated and may be made at the Funeral Home. McKinlay Funeral Home entrusted with the arrangements. Online condolences may be left at www.mckinlayfuneralhome.com

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JAMES o@ca.on.middlesex_county.london.london_free_press 2006-03-13 published
MOSHER, Murray Clarence
It is with profound sadness that the family of Murray Clarence MOSHER announces his passing on March 10th 2006. Murray was born in Bristol, Prince Edward Island on August 1, 1919, son of the late Dwight and Minnie MOSHER. Preceding him, brothers Herman, Steward, and Harold MOSHER, and sisters Pearl JACKSON, Ellen HORBIN and Edna FORD. Sisters-in-law Gertrude MOSHER, Martha JOHNSON and Viva FLETCHER. Brothers-in-law George JACKSON, Ernie FORD, Gordon BRACKENBURY and Clifford FLETCHER. Surviving is his much loved sister Clara JAMES, brothers-in-law Earl JAMES, Reg HORBIN, sisters-in-law Beulah BRACKENBURY and Hazel MOSHER. He will be sorely missed by his beloved wife and caregiver of 62 years (April 6th, 1944) Leliah MOSHER (TERRY,) his only child and daughter, Deborah Mosher JAREMCHUK, his precious grandchildren, "Hazie Boy", Hayden MARKS and "papa's girl" Jessica JAREMCHUK. Also mourning his loss is his friend, companion and caregiver, son-in-law Tim MARKS, and his parents Gloria and Fred MARKS. Uncle and great-uncle to many nieces and nephews throughout the Maritimes and Ontario. God-father to Anne FLHIVE. Murray as an adult married and built his first home in Turo, Nova Scotia and with his wife moved to Ontario in 1950. He worked at McCormick's Ltd. until his retirement in 1982. He returned every summer to his beloved Prince Edward Island until failing health in 2002 prevented his yearly pilgrimage "down home". Aside from his beloved birthplace Murray had a passion for horse racing and hockey, a true Maple Leaf fan his entire life. As a husband he was thoughtful and considerate, as a father he was loving and patient, as a papa he was proud and beyond overjoyed, as a friend he was dependable and kind hearted, and as a human being he was sweet and good natured. Murray was not a distinguished or refined man by birth, profession or status. Yet he was and is held in the highest regard by all who knew him, as a person who valued his family, valued doing the right things and would lend a helping hand quietly and unassumingly when needed. A thank you to Comcare for their wonderful devotion and visits over the past two years. A special thank you to Della. Also the family would like to acknowledge Western Area Youth Services/C.H.L. and staff for their compassion as an agency in giving the time needed by the family to be with Murray. Pallbearers nephews: Stan JACKSON, Blair JAMES, Todd MOOSEBURGER, Doug BRACKENBURY, Ron FLETCHER and John FLETCHER. The family will receive Friends and relatives at Forest Lawn Memorial Chapel, 1997 Dundas Street East (at Wavell), London, for visitation on Tuesday, March 14, 2006 from 12-1 p.m. A private family service will follow. Interment Forest Lawn Memorial Gardens. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions to the Canadian Cancer Society would be gratefully appreciated. On-line condolences are available through www.memorial-funeral.ca Arrangements entrusted to Memorial Funeral Home 452-3770.

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JAMES o@ca.on.middlesex_county.london.london_free_press 2006-04-01 published
ABBOTT, Isabel Dahlia " Bella" (JAMES)
At University Hospital, London on Wednesday, March 15, 2006, Isabel Dahlia "Bella" (JAMES) ABBOTT of London in her 90th year. Beloved wife of the late Sidney Edward ABBOTT. Predeceased by her sister Adelene MILLIGAN of Saint Thomas and her brothers Harry JAMES of Halifax and Bill BROWNE of London. Dear aunt of Donald MILLIGAN and his wife Mary Ellen of London and their children, Donald MILLIGAN of Toronto and Allison FISH of Calgary. A memorial service will be held in the auditorium at Grandwood Park Retirement Home, 81"Grand Avenue, London on Saturday, April 8th at 2: 00 p.m. Interment in Bobcaygeon Verlum Cemetery, Bobcaygeon. Friends who wish may make memorial donations to the charity of your choice. (A."Millard George Funeral Home, 60"Ridout Street South, London 519-433-5184 in charge of arrangements)

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JAMES o@ca.on.middlesex_county.london.london_free_press 2006-04-06 published
ABBOTT, Isabel Dahlia " Bella" (JAMES)
At University Hospital, London on Wednesday, March 15, 2006. Isabel Dahlia "Bella" (JAMES) ABBOTT of London in her 90th year. Beloved wife of the late Sidney Edward ABBOTT. Predeceased by her sister Adelene MILLIGAN of Saint Thomas and her brothers Harry JAMES of Halifax and Bill BROWNE of London. Dear aunt of Donald MILLIGAN and his wife Mary Ellen of London and their children, Donald MILLIGAN of Toronto and Allison FISH of Calgary. A memorial service will be held in the auditorium at Grandwood Park Retirement Home, 81 Grand Avenue, London on Saturday, April 8th at 2: 00 p.m. Interment in Bobcaygeon Verlum Cemetery, Bobcaygeon. Friends who wish may make memorial donations to the charity of your choice. (A. Millard George Funeral Home, 60 Ridout Street South, London 519-433-5184 in charge of arrangements).

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JAMES o@ca.on.middlesex_county.london.london_free_press 2006-05-13 published
PALMER, H. Douglas
Formerly of Oshawa, Ontario, born on February 18, 1926, passed away on Wednesday, May 10, 2006 in London, Ontario. Predeceased by his parents Grace Valentine PALMER and Harry G. PALMER and brother-in-law William McLEESE. Father of Bryan PALMER (Joan SANGSTER), Blake PALMER (Kathi JAMES) and Brock COOPER (Laurence HEATH.) Grandfather of Beth, Cliff and Reid. Survived by sister Lois M. McLEESE, good friend Doris GUNESCH, nephew Douglas McLEESE and nieces Dale DANAHER and Karen ENGEL. Doug was an avid curler and golfer and active in standardbred horse racing as an owner and judge. After serving in the Canadian Armed Forces (1944-1946) he was employed by the John B. Stetson Co. (1947-1969). He later operated businesses in Exeter and London. Friends will be received at the Memorial Funeral Home, 1559 Fanshawe Park Road (east of Highbury) for visitation on Tuesday, May 16, 2006 from 7-8: 30 p.m. A private interment will be held at Mount Pleasant Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to the charity of your choice.

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JAMES o@ca.on.middlesex_county.london.london_free_press 2006-05-30 published
JAMES, Lucy Veronica (TAILOR/TAYLOR) "The Queen"
In her 85th year, left this world gently May 29, 2006 at Craigwell Gardens in Ailsa Craig. She will be lovingly missed by her family, Ellen (Joshua), Wesley, Janet (Rex and Orion), Keith (Sharon and Ashley), William R. (Giselle, Christopher and Tyler), Anne, Geoff (Cindy, Jonathan, Celine and Daniel). Predeceased by her son Kenneth. Lucy will be sadly missed by her remaining family members. The family wishes to thank the staff at Craigwell Gardens for the compassionate and dedicated care of our mother. Visitors will be received at John T. Donohue Funeral Home, 362 Waterloo Street at King Street, London, on Wednesday evening from 7-9 o'clock. A private graveside service with interment will be held on Thursday morning at 11 o'clock at Mt. Pleasant Cemetery. Donations to a charity of choice would be appreciated.

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JAMES o@ca.on.middlesex_county.london.london_free_press 2006-06-22 published
CUNNINGHAM, James Ernol
Of London, formerly of Glencoe, passed away peacefully on June 20, 2006, in his 91st year after a brief illness. Beloved husband of the late Norah May (JAMES) CUNNINGHAM. Dear father of Donald James CUNNINGHAM and his wife Lynn of London and Patricia VAREY and her friend Jan REID of Carrying Place. Survived by his brother Roy CUNNINGHAM and his wife Gladys of Clandeboye. Predeceased by his brother Elmer CUNNINGHAM. Also loved by his grandchildren Michelle and Michael STANFORD, Mark and Andrea VAREY, Jason CUNNINGHAM, Nicole and Matt KUTNEY, and by his great-grandchildren, Connor, Natasha and Taylor Stanford, Hannah and Trent VAREY, and Abby KUTNEY. " Uncle Ernol" will be missed by Elaine O'NEIL, Marie and Ken HOLLAND, Glenn CUNNINGHAM and Allan and Lois CUNNINGHAM. Jim was an active Rotarian since 1945 and Past District Governor of Rotary International District 6330. Up until his retirement in 1972, as a teacher and principal he influenced hundreds of teachers and thousands of students. He enjoyed family get togethers, wood carving and competitive bridge. Friends will be received by the family from 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m. on 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, June 24, 2006 at 1: 00 p.m. with Reverend Canon George HAMILTON officiating. Reception to follow immediately in the funeral home reception centre. Interment for the immediate family at Saint_James Cemetery, Clandeboye to follow. As an expression of sympathy, memorial donations would be gratefully appreciated to the Canadian Diabetes Association, 442 Adelaide Street North, London, Ontario N6B 3H8 or to the Heart and Stroke Foundation of Ontario, 617 Wellington Street, London, Ontario N6A 3R6. Online condolences accepted at www.amgeorgefh.on.ca

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JAMES o@ca.on.middlesex_county.london.london_free_press 2006-06-26 published
HULL, Helen Irene
Peacefully, at Victoria Hospital, London Health Sciences Centre, on Sunday June 25, 2006. Helen Irene HULL, in her 84th year. Beloved wife of the late Gordon LeRoy HULL. Loving mother of Robert and his wife Janice, of London, Linda and her husband Steve FERRIER, of Bolton, Douglas and his wife Bonny, Margaret PALMER, Janet and her husband David OSTROM, and mother-in-law of Larry PALMER, all of London. Dear sister of Lloyd WALKER and Betty Patrick. Lovingly remembered by her grandchildren Laura COLLIER, Jodi LEWIS, Lisa, Gordon, Nicole, Robert HULL, Erin JAMES, Amy PALMER, Kalyn and Trevor OSTROM, and great-grandchildren Natalie and Victoria COLLIER, Nathaniel and Colin LEWIS. Predeceased by a son Larry Wayne HULL and a grand_son Scott HULL. Friends will be received at the Logan Funeral Home, 371 Dundas Street (between Colborne and Waterloo Street) on Monday from 7-9 p.m. Funeral service will be held in the Logan Chapel on Tuesday June 27, 2006, at 1: 00 p.m. with Rev. Paul BROWNING officiating. Interment in Woodland Cemetery. Donations to the Canadian Breast Cancer Foundation would be appreciated by the family. Online condolences can be expressed at www.loganfh.ca A tree will be planted as a living memorial to Mrs. HULL.

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JAMES o@ca.on.middlesex_county.london.london_free_press 2006-09-12 published
NEEB, Wayne
Peacefully on September 9, 2006. Wayne NEEB in his 67th year. Father of Bentley (Mary) and Troy (Janet). Grandfather of Angelina, David, Hannah, Tyler and Derek. Great-grandfather of Brooke. Brother of Sharon MANTLE (Lou) and Marilyn JAMES (Len). Wayne was a school teacher at East Elgin Secondary School in Aylmer for over 30 years and upon retirement, pursued his love of writing and pinochle. According to his wishes, Cremation has taken place. A private family service will be held at Mount Pleasant Cemetery, London. Arrangements entrusted to London Cremation Services 672-0459.

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JAMES o@ca.on.middlesex_county.london.london_free_press 2006-09-30 published
JOHNS, Helen Jean
Following a brief but courageous battle with cancer, passed away peacefully with her family at her side on September 29, 2006 at Saint Marys Memorial Hospital in her 81st year forever to be with her cherished husband Norm (1997). Devoted mother of Dorothy JAMES and her late husband Dave, John and Marg JOHNS and Steve and Johanne JOHNS. Loving grandmother of Mike LAWSON and Kellie PATERSON, Mark and Vicki LAWSON, Marcy and Pete FREHNER, Matt JOHNS and Carly and Andrew JOHNS. Dear Great-grandmother of Russ, Nicole and Adam LAWSON, Rachel, Amanda and Jessica LAWSON, Ben and Emily FREHNER and Ashlee PATERSON and Brandon BROWWER. Caring sister and sister-in-law of Gord and Ev JOHNS, Marjorie and Howard HODGE, Kay STARK, Marie FISHER, Ruth STEPHENS and Ralph CHISHOLM. Special memories remain with several nieces and nephews. Pre-deceased by brother, Jack STEPHENS, sister Marion and her husband Mac PATTERSON, sister, Muriel CHISHOLM, brother-in-laws Ford STARK and Ben FISHER, Jean will be quietly remembered by Dave's family and mother Rose. Family and Friends will be received at the Saint Marys United Church (Southeast corner of Church and Elgin St.) on Tuesday, October 3, 2006 from 12 noon until the time of the Memorial Service at 2 p.m. with Rev. Bob HEYWOOD officiating. Burial of cremated remains at a later date in Kirkton Union Cemetery. Memorial donations in Jean's memory may be made to the Saint Marys United Church, Saint Marys Memorial Hospital Fund or to the charity of choice through the Andrew L. Hodges Funeral Home (519-284-2820). Online condolences may be sent through www.hodgesfuneralhome.ca.

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JAMES o@ca.on.middlesex_county.london.london_free_press 2006-10-14 published
FITZ- JAMES, Doctor "Doc" Philip C.
Peacefully at Kensington Village, on Wednesday, October 11, 2006 Dr. (Doc) Philip C. FITZ- JAMES passed away. Born on November 26, 1920 in Vancouver, British Columbia to the late Harold and Gladys (SHAW) FITZ- JAMES. Predeceased by a son Michael FITZ- JAMES (2005.) Survived by his loving wife Doryth LOEWY. Loving father of Frederick, Jasmine, Meriel HERNANDEZ (Raphael), Bronwyn FITZ- JAMES (Ford EVANS), Athlyn FITZ- JAMES (Tom HAMILTON), and Granddad to 9 grandchildren. Dear brother of Carmel HILL and brother-in-law of Ilse BLUM, Renate KNABE and Evelyn DOUGLAS/DOUGLASS and predeceased by Sheila, Mike, Mary and Terrance. Doctor FITZ- JAMES received his Ph.D. from U.W.O. He did research and taught courses, Microbiology and Biochemistry at U.W.O. He started the Rowing Club of London and the Rowing club of Western Ontario where he was rowing coach for 33 years. Cremation has taken place. A private family interment will take place at a later date. Donations to the A.L.S. would be gratefully appreciated by the family. Arrangements entrusted to Memorial Funeral Home 519-452-3770. On-line condolences are available at www.memorialfuneral.ca.

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JAMES o@ca.on.middlesex_county.london.london_free_press 2006-12-13 published
Owner killed in pursuit of truck
The London hit-and-run victim was determined to get his stolen pickup back.
By Patrick MALONEY, Free Press Reporter, Wed., December 13, 2006
A London police officer keeps watch at the home of Phil BOISMIER. (Derek RUTTAN, The London Free Press)
Phil BOISMIER said he knew who took his truck and he wanted to get it back.
But in a bizarre twist of fate that took his life, BOISMIER, 52, was struck while trying to flag down his white GMC pickup Monday night in what police yesterday called a hit-and-run.
"I saw him out there, waving his hands and that's the last thing I knew," said neighbour Tom HARTLEY, who was driving the retired General Motors worker along Rectory Street when they saw his truck nearby.
"Hit by his own vehicle… I wish I wasn't there."
HARTLEY got a call Monday from BOISMIER, his neighbour in a north-end subdivision, asking for a ride to help recover the truck he said was taken. Though HARTLEY didn't know their destination, he said he agreed to drive.
The two were driving north on Rectory Street, HARTLEY said, when BOISMIER spotted his truck ahead of them.
But with a train crossing Rectory and stopping traffic, the truck turned around into the south lanes, HARTLEY said. His passenger jumped out to flag it down and was struck near Little Simcoe Street.
A cabbie drove by soon after and called 911, he added.
"I'm pretty shaken," HARTLEY said, visibly upset by the incident. "(Police) told me on the way home (Monday) night that he had passed away."
Yesterday, police released a description of the truck.
The 2006 pickup police said was involved in the hit-and-run about 9 p.m. Monday was registered to BOISMIER.
The truck was later found and two people arrested, police said. No charges were announced yesterday.
Police yesterday were stationed outside BOISMIER's home on Idylwood Road, a short street just northeast of the intersection of Highbury Avenue and Huron Street.
Several nearby residents called BOISMIER, who retired from General Motors about three years ago, friendly and well-known throughout the neighbourhood.
"He came and met us when we moved in -- nice guy," Andy JAMES said. "A nice guy, but a little different."
Added another neighbour, identifying herself only as April: "He was definitely a person that went around the neighbourhood saying 'Hi' to everyone."
The probe continues, police said. Anyone who saw the collision is asked to call Crime Stoppers at 519-661-8477.

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JAMES o@ca.on.peterborough.north_monaghan.peterborough.the_peterborough_examiner 2006-02-28 published
JAMES, Robert Frederick
At Peterborough on Friday, February 24, 2006. Bob James retired Canadian General Electric and Canadian Air Force (1980). Beloved husband of Molly BROWN. Loving father of David of Edmonton, Don (Sam) JAMES (Bev) of Peterborough, Trevor of Ottawa and Cheryl MOSS (Wayne predeceased) of Ottawa. Dear brother of Clarence JAMES of Indiana. Loving Grandpa of Jessica, Steven, Megan and Tyler. Bob will be missed also by his faithful companion "Buddy". Visitation will be held Tuesday from the Kaye Funeral Home "Memorial Chapel" 539 George Street N from 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. Funeral Service will be held Wednesday, March 1, 2006 at 1 p.m. Reverend Dr. Paul CURRIE officiating. Those wishing to commemorate Bob through memorial donations please consider St. James United Church or donate to the Canadian Blood Service.

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JAMES o@ca.on.peterborough.north_monaghan.peterborough.the_peterborough_examiner 2006-03-24 published
PALMASON, Grace
With great sadness we announce the peaceful passing, after a lengthy illness, of Grace PALMASON on Sunday, March 19th, 2006. Beloved wife, companion, and friend of Norm for 54 years. Loving mother of Linda (Jo-Ann), Wayne (Ellen) and extended family Bob and Deb Strong. Predeceased by sons Stan (1981) and Dean (1986) (survived by fiance Patti JAMES.) Nan of Sandra, Jeremy, Robyn (Rob), Tara, Corey, Travis, and Sheldon and predeceased by grand_son Robert (1995). A memorial celebration will be held at the Silvery Slocan Social Centre on Saturday, March 25th, 2006 at 1: 00 p.m. If desired, donations may be made to the Sick Kids Foundation, 555 University Foundation, Toronto, Ontario M5G 1X8 Your strength of spirit and your loving and giving nature will continue to impact our lives forever.

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JAMES o@ca.on.simcoe_county.nottawasaga.collingwood.enterprise-bulletin 2006-02-15 published
MILES, Marjorie Alice (formerly HEWITT, née JAMES)
Peacefully with her family by her side at the Victoria Village Manor, Barrie, on Thursday, February 9, 2006, in her 91st year. Marjorie, beloved wife of the late Sidney Walter MILES and the late Wilbert HEWITT. Loved mother of Carol McKERNON and husband Bill of Bracebridge, Jim HEWITT of Collingwood, Joan LEBOEUF and husband Bill of Barrie and Randy HEWITT and wife Dana of Calgary, Alberta. Cherished grandmother of Mark McKERNON and wife Chris, Janice CARON and husband Doug, Adam LEBOEUF and wife Rhonda, Charlotte LEBOEUF, Jake and Tyler HEWITT and great grandmother of Annie and Sydney CARON, Kalli and Sam McKERNON and William and Maxwell (A.J.) LEBOEUF. Dear sister of Myrtle TRACY and her late husband Roy. Predeceased by her brother Harry JAMES. Family and Friends were received at the Doolittle Chapel of Carson Funeral Homes, 54 Coldwater St. East Orillia (705) 326-3595, on Sunday from 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. and on Monday afternoon February 13, from 1: 30 until time of Funeral Service in the chapel at 2:30. Interment, St. Andrew's - St. James' Cemetery. If desired, memorial donations made to the charity of your choice would be appreciated by the family. Online Messages of Condolence are welcome at www.carsonfunerlhomes.com A Memorial Tree will be planted by the Doolittle Chapel of Carson Funeral Homes.

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JAMES o@ca.on.simcoe_county.nottawasaga.stayner.stayner_sun 2006-02-01 published
WILSON, John Wallace
Born in Ireland December 7, 1922, passed away peacefully after a brief illness Friday January 27, 2006 at the General and Marine Hospital, Collingwood. John of Wasaga Beach, beloved husband of Ivy. Cherished father of John and his wife Stacey of Brampton and Wendy and her late husband Stephen DOUGLAS/DOUGLASS of Caledon. Dear brother of Phyllis and her husband Walter POWER and Robb and wife Lily. Predeceased by his brother Willie and sister Dora JAMES. John will be sadly missed by many other relatives and Friends in Ireland, Scotland and Canada. Friends were received at the Carruthers and Davidson Funeral Home, 7313 Highway 26 (Main St.), Stayner (1-866-428-2637) from 2-6 p.m. Sunday. Funeral Service was held at Wasaga Beach Community Presbyterian Church, 208 Mosley Street, Wasaga Beach Monday January 30, 2006 at 1 o'clock. Interment Ebenezer Cemetery. Remembrances to Hospice Georgian Triangle for the General and Marine Hospital Foundation would be appreciated by John's family. For more information or to sign the online guest book, log on to www.generations.on.ca
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JAMES o@ca.on.york_county.toronto.globe_and_mail 2006-02-16 published
JAMES, L. Sylvia
At Toronto on February 10, 2006. Daughter of the late Lillian and Gershom JAMES, sister of the late Joyce (NICHOLSON,) Earl and Gordon. A private service has taken place.

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JAMES o@ca.on.york_county.toronto.globe_and_mail 2006-02-17 published
BAIRD, Ann Kelso (née GELLATLY)
(April 25, 1915-February 6, 2006)
It is with great sadness we, her two sons, announce the passing of our loving mother. Ann Kelso BAIRD (née GELLATLY,) R.N., 90, of Alloa, Grangemounth, Dunfermline, Edinburgh, Enfield, London, Bournemouth, Halifax, Toronto, Guelph, Hamilton, Winnipeg, Kenora, Ajijic, Denman Island, and Comox passed away peacefully in her sleep at 4: 50 a.m. on February 6, 2006 at Eagleview Extended Care in Comox, British Columbia. Beloved wife of Major William Chisholm and loving mother to John Cameron of New York and Roger David of Denman Island and grandmother of Renardo Narita, Naima Maya and Charlotte Logan SYTNYK, great-grandmother of Sarah Eileen SYTNYK and Shelby Katherine SYTNYK and devoted mother-in-law of Sharon-Amber and Miho Narita. Born in Alloa on April 25, 1915, the eldest child of Provost John GELLATLY and Anne GELLATLY, she graduated Dollar Academy and pursued a nursing career in Scotland. With the advent of World War 2 she moved to London where she continued nursing, studied public health at London University, and when the War resulted in a demand for available physicians, she contributed to the war effort by delivering babies as a midwife. Ann was married on August 29, 1943 in Middlesex, England and later, in anticipation of D-day, moved with her husband and his regiment to Bournemouth where they had their first child. Shortly after D-day she moved to London where she resided with her son until several months after V-E day when they made the crossing by ship to Halifax (presaging the 50,000 war brides and 22,000 children that were to arrive through Pier 21) where they stayed with William's relatives Don and Marjorie BARTEAUX while awaiting William's return to Canada. Ann was active in the arts and served over 30 years as a volunteer with the Winnipeg Art Gallery and was an active participant in the Gallery's study group. Several times she won the group's annual prize for making a food dish that closely approximated a known work of art. With her husband she enjoyed visiting her sons in Manhattan where they celebrated many New Years together at the Metropolitan Club. Ann was a member of the Lake Chapala Society in Ajijic and with her husband, belonged to the Winnipeg Winter Club and Niakwa Country Club. Ann will be sadly missed by her family and extended family including Roger and Jacquie JAMES, Helen and Jock McLENNAN, and Mary RUECKERT, and her many Friends. She enjoyed helping people and her personal concern and desire to help will live on in those she touched. Ann's husband, William, predeceased her on October 27, 1999. She is survived by her brothers John W. Stewart H., and Cyril James, and a sister Jean SCHAEFER. In lieu of flowers, the family would welcome donations to the Riverview Health Center, or to the Winnipeg Humane Society in her memory. Mother, we love you, miss you, and think you were terrific. May you rest in peace. Arrangements by: Comox Valley Funeral Home, 1101 Ryan Rd., Courtenay, British Columbia, V9N 3R6, Phone 250-334-0707. A service to celebrate her life will be held in Winnipeg on Tuesday, April 25 (her 91st birthday) at the Winnipeg Winter Club, 200 River Avenue, at 2: 30 p.m.

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JAMES o@ca.on.york_county.toronto.globe_and_mail 2006-04-01 published
HOAG, Patricia Grace (née JAMES)
Quietly, on March 30, 2006, on Salt Spring Island. Loving wife to Bill; loving mother to Peter (Jennifer WELLS,) Janet (St. Clair McCOLL) and Laura (Fred ROSE;) loving grandmother to John Michael, Noah and Keegan McCOLL, Chris, Jake and Will HOAG, and Adam and Claire ROSE. Daughter of the late Rev. Frances Edward Howley JAMES (High Park United, Toronto) and his late wife Grace PEACOCK, Patricia is survived by her sister Kathleen (Ron MARRS) and brothers Trevor JAMES and Ken JAMES (Kathy,) and her sisters-in-law Barbara JAMES and Sarah HOAG. A graduate of the Wellesley School of Nursing ('53), Patricia will be remembered by her nursing fraternity as well as her great group of Friends and family for her staunch devotion to all those who had the good fortune to find themselves in her company. She was compassionate without criticism. She gave her love freely without judgment. And she was a master of the front crawl, leaving an everlasting image of her smooth, silent swimming stroke through deep, clear waters. Peace in thy hands, Peace in thine eyes, Peace on thy brow; Flower of a moment in the eternal hour, Peace with me now. Memorial services will be held on Saturday, April 15, at 4 p.m., Heritage Place, Arbutus House, Salt Spring Island, British Columbia, and Saturday, May 13, at 2: 30 p.m., Walton United Church, Oakville. Reception to follow. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the Howley and Grace Memorial Fund, First Memorial United Church, 932 Balmoral, Victoria, B.C.

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JAMES o@ca.on.york_county.toronto.globe_and_mail 2006-04-01 published
HOAG, Patricia Grace (née JAMES)
Quietly, on March 30, 2006, on Salt Spring Island. Loving wife to Bill; loving mother to Peter (Jennifer WELLS,) Janet (St. Clair McCOLL) and Laura (Fred ROSE;) loving grandmother to John Michael, Noah and Keegan McCOLL, Chris, Jake and Will HOAG, and Adam and Claire ROSE. Daughter of the late Rev. Frances Edward Howley JAMES (High Park United, Toronto) and his late wife Grace PEACOCK, Patricia is survived by her sister Kathleen (Ron MARRS) and brothers Trevor JAMES and Ken JAMES (Kathy,) and her sisters-in-law Barbara JAMES and Sarah HOAG. A graduate of the Wellesley School of Nursing ('53), Patricia will be remembered by her nursing fraternity as well as her great group of Friends and family for her staunch devotion to all those who had the good fortune to find themselves in her company. She was compassionate without criticism. She gave her love freely without judgment. And she was a master of the front crawl, leaving an everlasting image of her smooth, silent swimming stroke through deep, clear waters. Peace in thy hands, Peace in thine eyes, Peace on thy brow; Flower of a moment in the eternal hour, Peace with me now. Memorial services will be held on Saturday, April 15, at 4 p.m., Heritage Place, Arbutus House, Salt Spring Island, British Columbia, and Saturday, May 13, at 2: 30 p.m., Walton United Church, Oakville. Reception to follow. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the Howley and Grace Memorial Fund, First Memorial United Church, 932 Balmoral, Victoria, B.C.

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JAMES o@ca.on.york_county.toronto.globe_and_mail 2006-04-03 published
JASPER, Margaret Mary (née KENNEDY)
Peacefully at Headwaters Health Care Centre, Orangeville, on Sunday, April 2, 2006. A vibrant, loving and generous spirit, Mary will be greatly missed by her husband Robert, daughter Anne (Robert GROH,) son Michael (Kerry TOPHAM) and her most delightful granddaughter Renee. Special thanks to Sheila JAMES and Esther DZUBA for their loving care. The family will receive their Friends at the Egan Funeral Home Baxter and Giles Chapel, 273 Broadway, Orangeville (519-941-2630) Tuesday afternoon 2-4 and evening 7-9 o'clock. Parish prayers will be held Tuesday evening at 8: 30 o'clock. Funeral Mass will be held in St. Cornelius Catholic Church, 16631 Kennedy Road, Caledon on Wednesday, April 5 at 1: 30 o'clock. If desired, memorial donations may be made to the Alzheimer Society of Dufferin County, 32 First Street, Orangeville L9W 2E1. Condolences for the family may be offered at www.eganfuneralhome.com.

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JAMES o@ca.on.york_county.toronto.globe_and_mail 2006-05-06 published
JAMES, Carolyn Anne
On Wednesday, May 3rd, 2006 in Peterborough. Carolyn died peacefully with those who loved her holding her closely. Carolyn leaves George, her devoted husband of 46 years, dear daughter Margaret (Toronto), loving son Douglas and his wife Jacqueline (Kanata), cherished grandchildren Lucas and Victoria, special sister Elaine BRUCE (Innisfil,) brother Douglas JACKSON, and her loyal doggie Sophie. Celebratory service Wednesday May 10th 11 a.m. at Saint Paul's Presbyterian Church, Peterborough. Visitation Tuesday, May 9th 2-4 p.m. and 7-9 p.m. at Saint Paul's. Donations to Victorian Order of Nurses Peterborough. Condolences, donations and directions to church at www.CommunityaAlternative.ca or 705-742-1875.

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JAMES o@ca.on.york_county.toronto.globe_and_mail 2006-09-30 published
ALEXANDER, Olga (née YOUZWA) (1921-2006)
Olga ALEXANDER's long and strong life ended September 29, 2006, surrounded by family at the Mississauga Trillium Hospital. Beloved and loving wife of the late William T. ALEXANDER, predeceased by her son Teddy, she is survived by and will be sorely missed by her six children and their partners: Mary Ann ROBINSON (June BRETT), Patricia ALEXANDER, Wilma ALEXANDER (Ross McKEE), Ann Elise ALEXANDER (Joseph YASSI) and Peter ALEXANDER (Louise JAMES). Olga is fondly remembered by her 13 grandchildren and one great-grandchild. She was a leading and active member of the Cloverleaf Garden Club and judged and exhibited at garden shows across Southern Ontario. Friends and family may visit at Skinner and Middlebrook Funeral Home, 128 Lakeshore Rd. E. (1 block west of Hurontario St.) Mississauga (Parking off Ann St.) on Sunday, October 1, 2006 from 2-4 and 6-8 p.m. Funeral service in the chapel on Tuesday, October 3, 2006 at 10: 00 a.m. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to stephenlewisfoundation.org Grandmothers for Grandmothers Campaign.

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JAMES o@ca.on.york_county.toronto.globe_and_mail 2006-10-06 published
JAMES, Norman Graham
Surrounded by his loving family on Thursday the 5th day of October, 2006, at Joseph Brant Memorial Hospital, Norman JAMES of Burlington, in his 83rd year. Beloved husband for 29 years of Noël (NOLLIE) JAMES. Much loved father of Deborah THOMAS (Wayne), Colin JAMES (Beth,) and Valerie SCORGIE (Daniel.) Loving stepfather of John SOULE (Ginny), Barbara SOULE, and Colin SOULE (Jackie). Cherished Boppy of Leah (Erik), Ted, Danielle, Taylor, Fraser, Lindsay, James and Jeffrey. Beloved Gramps to Amy, David, Claire and Ally. Dear brother of Daphne DAVIES of New Zealand and predeceased by his brother Ken. Norman attended Cambridge University until 1941 when he joined the Royal Air Force reaching the rank of Squadron, Leader. He served concurrently with the Royal Indian Air Force, during which service he received the Burma Star. Following the war, he served with the Royal Canadian Air Force Reserve - 424 Squadron - out of Hamilton. During Norman's active business career he held a number of offices, including: President of Abbey Life Insurance Co.; Vice-President of External Affairs with The University of Toronto; and Chairman of Canadian National Sportsmen's Shows. Among his many volunteer activities, Norm served on the Board of the World Wildlife Fund Canada and its International Committee, as a Trustee and Director of the North American Wildlife Foundation and a President of the Canadian Cancer Society. He was an avid skier, sportsman and world traveller, which experiences he loved to share with his family and Friends. Special thanks to the nurses and staff of 6 South, Joseph Brant for their care and compassion. Funeral Service will be held at St. Luke's Anglican Church, 1382 Ontario Street, Burlington (parking and church entrance off 1371 Elgin Street) on Wednesday October 11, 2006 at 11: 30 a.m. Friends are invited to a celebration of Norman's life which will take place at the Tamahaac Club, 180 Filman Road, Ancaster, following the service. Private Interment Woodland Cemetery, Hamilton. If desired, expressions of sympathy to the Canadian Warplane Heritage Museum, North American Wildlife Fund or Heart and Stroke Foundation would be sincerely appreciated by the family. (Arrangements entrusted to Smiths Funeral Home, Burlington, 905 632 3333 www.smithsfh.com)

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JAMES o@ca.on.york_county.toronto.globe_and_mail 2006-10-09 published
JAMES, Norman Graham
Surrounded by his loving family on Thursday the 5th day of October, 2006, at Joseph Brant Memorial Hospital, Norman JAMES of Burlington, in his 83rd year. Beloved husband for 29 years of Noël (Nollie) JAMES. Much loved father of Deborah THOMAS (Wayne), Colin JAMES (Beth,) and Valerie SCORGIE (Daniel.) Loving step-father of John SOULE (Ginny), Barbara SOULE, and Colin SOULE (Jackie). Cherished Boppy of Leah (Erik), Ted, Danielle, Taylor, Fraser, Lindsay, James and Jeffrey. Beloved Gramps to Amy, David, Claire and Ally. Dear brother of Daphne DAVIES of New Zealand and predeceased by his brother Ken. Norman attended Cambridge University until 1941 when he joined the Royal Air Force reaching the rank of Squadron Leader. He served concurrently with the Royal Indian Air Force, during which service he received the Burma Star. Following the war, he served with the Royal Canadian Air Force Reserve - 424 Squadron - out of Hamilton. During Norman's active business career he held a number of offices, including: President of Abbey Life Insurance Co.; Vice President of External Affairs with The University of Toronto; and Chairman of Canadian National Sportsmen's Shows. Among his many volunteer activities, Norm served on the Board of the World Wildlife Fund Canada and its International Committee, as a Trustee and Director of the North American Wildlife Foundation and a President of the Canadian Cancer Society. He was an avid skier, sportsman and world traveller, which experiences he loved to share with his family and Friends. Special thanks to the nurses and staff of 6 South, Joseph Brant for their care and compassion. Funeral Service will be held at St. Luke's Anglican Church, 1382 Ontario Street, Burlington (parking and church entrance off 1371 Elgin Street) on Wednesday October 11, 2006 at 11: 30 a.m. Friends are invited to a celebration of Norman's life which will take place at the Tamahaac Club, 180 Filman Road, Ancaster, following the service. Private Interment Woodland Cemetery, Hamilton. If desired, expressions of sympathy to the Canadian Warplane Heritage Museum, North American Wildlife Fund or Heart and Stroke Foundation would be sincerely appreciated by the family. (Arrangements entrusted to Smiths Funeral Home, Burlington, 905 632 3333 www.smithsfh.com)

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JAMES o@ca.on.york_county.toronto.globe_and_mail 2006-10-10 published
JAMES, Norman Graham
Surrounded by his loving family on Thursday the 5th day of October, 2006, at Joseph Brant Memorial Hospital, Norman JAMES of Burlington, in his 83rd year. Beloved husband for 29 years of Noël (Nollie) JAMES. Much loved father of Deborah THOMAS (Wayne), Colin JAMES (Beth,) and Valerie SCORGIE (Daniel.) Loving step-father of John SOULE (Ginny), Barbara SOULE, and Colin SOULE (Jackie). Cherished Boppy of Leah (Erik), Ted, Danielle, Taylor, Fraser, Lindsay, James and Jeffrey. Beloved Gramps to Amy, David, Claire and Ally. Dear brother of Daphne DAVIES of New Zealand and predeceased by his brother Ken. Norman attended Cambridge University until 1941 when he joined the Royal Air Force reaching the rank of Squadron, Leader. He served concurrently with the Royal Indian Air Force, during which service he received the Burma Star. Following the war, he served with the Royal Canadian Air Force Reserve - 424 Squadron - out of Hamilton. During Norman's active business career he held a number of offices, including: President of Abbey Life Insurance Co.; Vice President of External Affairs with The University of Toronto; and Chairman of Canadian National Sportsmen's Shows. Among his many volunteer activities, Norm served on the Board of the World Wildlife Fund Canada and its International Committee, as a Trustee and Director of the North American Wildlife Foundation and a President of the Canadian Cancer Society. He was an avid skier, sportsman and world traveller, which experiences he loved to share with his family and Friends. Special thanks to the nurses and staff of 6 South, Joseph Brant for their care and compassion. Funeral Service will be held at St. Luke's Anglican Church, 1382 Ontario Street, Burlington (parking and church entrance off 1371 Elgin Street) on Wednesday October 11, 2006 at 11: 30 a.m. Friends are invited to a celebration of Norman's life which will take place at the Tamahaac Club, 180 Filman Road, Ancaster, following the service. Private Interment Woodland Cemetery, Hamilton. If desired, expressions of sympathy to the Canadian Warplane Heritage Museum, North American Wildlife Fund or Heart and Stroke Foundation would be sincerely appreciated by the family. (Arrangements entrusted to Smiths Funeral Home, Burlington, 905 632 3333 www.smithsfh.com)

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JAMES o@ca.on.york_county.toronto.globe_and_mail 2006-10-14 published
FITZ- JAMES, Doctor "Doc" Philip C.
Peacefully at Kensington Village, on Wednesday, October 11, 2006, Dr. (Doc) Philip C. FITZ- JAMES passed away. Born on November 26, 1920 in Vancouver, British Columbia to the late Harold and Gladys (SHAW) FITZ- JAMES. Predeceased by a son Michael FITZ- JAMES (2005.) Survived by his loving wife Doryth LOEWY. Loving father of Frederick, Jasmine, Meriel HERNANDEZ (Raphael), Bronwyn FITZ- JAMES (Ford EVANS), Athlyn FITZ- JAMES (Tom HAMILTON), and Granddad to 9 grandchildren. Dear brother of Carmel HILL and brother-in-law of Ilse BLUM, Renate KNABE and Evelyn DOUGLAS/DOUGLASS and predeceased by Sheila, Mike, Mary and Terrance. Doctor FITZ- JAMES received his M.D. and his Ph.D. from U.W.O. He did research and taught courses, Microbiology and Biochemistry at U.W.O. He started the Rowing Club of London and the Rowing Club of Western Ontario where he was rowing coach for 33 years. Cremation has taken place. A private family interment will take place at a later date. Donations to the A.L.S. would be gratefully appreciated by the family. Arrangements entrusted to Memorial Funeral Home 519-452-3770. On-line condolences are available at www.memorialfuneral.ca

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JAMES o@ca.on.york_county.toronto.globe_and_mail 2006-11-03 published
MOORE, John Stuart
75, Halifax, Died Wednesday, October 25, 2006; peacefully at home. Born in Halifax, he was the youngest son of the late John P. MOORE and Annie Isabel MOORE (ROBSON.) John enjoyed his Friends and family, and was especially proud of his grandchildren and great-granddaughter. He was an avid sports fan. He loved to sail and to swim. His swimming buddies at Northcliff Pool were very important to John. Away in Ontario for 40 years, John returned for his love of Nova Scotia in 1989 for his retirement years. He will be remembered for his good humour and expansive repertoire of jokes. He is survived by his children, Penny (Don STEWARD/STEWART/STUART) in Dartmouth and Joan (Murray MALONEY,) Debbie, Bradley and John Jr. in Ontario, as well as his, grandchildren Keith and Leanne STEWARD/STEWART/STUART and Andrea, Christopher and Brendan MALONEY, and great-grandchild Ava Grace FISCHER. Sisters Ina MONDOUX in Halifax and Helen BUTLER in Ontario survive him also. He was predeceased by his wife Betty (JAMES,) his brother Carl MOORE, and his sister Dentzel ERNST. Donations to Canadian Diabetes society are appreciated. A memorial is being planned by his family for the August holiday on his beloved Saint Margaret's Bay.

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JAMES o@ca.on.york_county.toronto.globe_and_mail 2006-11-17 published
JAMES, Isabel Mildred (née BEZANSON)
Isabel Mildred JAMES (BEZANSON) of Toronto died peacefully on Thursday, November 16, 2006 at her residence. She was predeceased by her husband Frank, by children Nancy, Richard, David, and Brian; by sister Dorothy; and by brothers Howard and Robert. She is survived by sister-in-law Kay BEZANSON of Dartmouth, Nova Scotia, and by many nephews, nieces, and cousins. Isabel grew up in Sydney, Nova Scotia and worked with Trans Canada Airlines until marrying Frank in 1952. They lived in various places in Ontario and settled in Toronto in 1960. They travelled extensively around the world. Isabel was a very active member of the Anglican Church, most recently with Grace Church on-the-Hill in Toronto. Isabel's family members are grateful for the loving care provided by the Angels and Management of Guardian Angel Care Inc. Funeral Service will be held in the Chapel of the Morley Bedford Funeral Home, 159 Eglinton Ave. W. (2 stoplights west of Yonge St.) on Saturday, November 18 at 1: 00 p.m. Interment Prospect Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, a donation to a charity of your choice would be appreciated.

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JAMES o@ca.on.york_county.toronto.globe_and_mail 2006-11-18 published
JAMES, Dorothy Ruth (ANDERSON)
Died peacefully at the Westview Residence of Penticton Regional Hospital, Penticton, British Columbia, on Wednesday, November 15th at the age of 93. Dorothy was predeceased by her loving husband, William; daughter, Ruth SAINT_JOHN and granddaughter, Elizabeth SAINT_JOHN. Survived by daughter, Mary FERGUSON of Penticton; son, Dr. Bob JAMES (Darlene) of Dundas, Ontario; son-in-law, Dennis SAINT_JOHN (Adelle) of Willowbrook, British Columbia; grandchildren, Tabitha FERGUSON of Waterloo, Ontario, Benjamin SAINT_JOHN (Jutta) of Germany, Daniel JAMES of Manchester, England, Patrick JAMES of London, Ontario and great-grand_son, Jason SAINT_JOHN. Dorothy was a long time member of the Kingsway Lambton United Church in Toronto as well as Penticton United Church in Penticton, British Columbia. A Private Family Cremation. A reception will be held later next week. Condolences may be sent to Mary FERGUSON, 102582 Alberta Street, Penticton, British Columbia, V2A 1P6 or email: m_ferguson@telus.net. Arrangements in care of Everden Rust Funeral Services, 250-493-4112.

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JAMES o@ca.on.york_county.toronto.globe_and_mail 2006-11-22 published
JAMES, Dorothy Ruth (ANDERSON)
Died peacefully at the Westview Residence of Penticton Regional Hospital, Penticton, British Columbia, on Wednesday, November 15th at the age of 93. Dorothy was predeceased by her loving husband, William; daughter, Ruth SAINT_JOHN and granddaughter, Elizabeth SAINT_JOHN. Survived by daughter, Mary FERGUSON of Penticton; son, Dr. Bob JAMES (Darlene) of Dundas, Ontario; son-in-law, Dennis SAINT_JOHN (Adelle) of Willowbrook, British Columbia; grandchildren, Tabitha FERGUSON of Waterloo, Ontario, Benjamin SAINT_JOHN (Jutta) of Germany, Daniel JAMES of Manchester, England, Patrick JAMES of London, Ontario and great-grand_son, Jason SAINT_JOHN. Dorothy was a long time member of the Kingsway Lambton United Church in Toronto as well as Penticton United Church in Penticton, British Columbia. A Private Family Cremation. A reception will be held later next week. Condolences may be sent to Mary FERGUSON, 102582 Alberta Street, Penticton, British Columbia, V2A 1P6 or email: m_ferguson@telus.net. Arrangements in care of Everden Rust Funeral Services, 250-493-4112.

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JAMES o@ca.on.york_county.toronto.toronto_star 2006-01-11 published
John BARRY, 74: Wine, women and a hint of danger
Tavern owner was the life of the party
But he also kept a gun under his pillow
By Catherine DUNPHY, Obituary Writer
There are so many stories about John BARRY that you think they all can't be true. And maybe they aren't, but they could be -- and that, in the end, is the whole point of knowing somebody like him.
His life was the stuff of movies -- the slick, finger-snapping movies of the past, where the drinks flowed and the smoke from the ever-present cigarettes rose, Bogey style, in smooth concentric circles from the corner of the mouth. The women were broads, showpieces in tight skirts and tighter angora sweaters; the men sat at their regular tables, doing deals, not all of them legal, as the sax player wailed.
But this was no celluloid romp with Frank Sinatra, Dean Martin, Sammy Davis, Jr. and the rest of the rat-pack reprobates. This was all happening in Toronto, at John Duck's Tavern, an Etobicoke watering hole by the lake since 1866, when ex-British soldier John DUCK opened an inn for stagecoach traffic.
After BARRY bought the place in 1963, it became a clubhouse for men who, like BARRY, preferred to sit with their backs to the wall. Bikers came there; so did off-duty cops. There were days the parking lot was filled with cars bearing Michigan licence plates, belonging to the men in thousand-dollar suits up from Detroit for business meetings in BARRY's upstairs office.
Aulden GELDART was the John Duck bouncer and club manager for 16 years. At 6-foot-2 and 250 pounds, he had the bulk and chops to be able to evict a whole posse of Vagabond bikers from the place. But he said he hated that his boss often packed a gun. "John always carried a semi-automatic, always in the back of his belt, and when he went to bed at night it was under his pillow," he said.
For safety, BARRY had underground parking for his Caddy; he also had a pair of dogs -- variously described as Doberman, American bull terrier or Bouvier, but big dogs, at least 150 pounds each, GELDART said -- that cost him $1,200 each. Most remember one called Boomer.
There were always whispers BARRY might have been a made man, a wise guy, even a hit man. GELDART said there were plenty of Toronto cops "after" BARRY, but his ex-boss was too smart for them. Former police chief William McCORMACK was a homicide investigator in those days and he said he'd remember if BARRY were involved in anything illegal. He doesn't, so it's likely BARRY wasn't.
"I always thought that talk was a lot of bulls -- -," said Rory ROBERTSON, who tended bar between 1969 and 1972. "But John knew a lot of people and I used to think some of them were rounders."
The only thing that most of his Friends and customers cared about was that BARRY -- who died November 12 at the age of 74 -- was a charming guy, a fun guy, the ultimate party guy.
He was a regular at Bardi's Steak House downtown. After hours, he and his boys would take over a private room at Gatsby's on Church St. Every night, it was red wine, and rum and Coke. Every night, it was steak, rare, with a side order of mushrooms. Every night, no one else ever got to pick up the cheque. Maybe that's why someone dubbed him "the old guy," but he liked it and the moniker stuck, even though he was only seven years older than ROBERTSON.
With his wife May and three children safely stashed away in Brampton, BARRY lived upstairs at John Duck's, also the scene of many a party.
"It was a typical bachelor pad," said his daughter Shandra BARRY. "Black leather. Red carpet. Party Central. It was his private club. The joke was that if the apartment door was locked, you don't knock, you don't interrupt the party going on inside."
Women loved him -- not just because he was movie-star handsome and charming and had that glint in his eye, but also because he was a lover who listened as if they were the only person in the world.
The man was charismatic, a great host who transformed the Humber House -- the name of the tavern when BARRY bought it -- into a modern-day legend, the watering hole of celebrities, including CFRB's long-time morning man, Wally CROUTER, country musician Gordie Tapp and the star athletes of the day. The Argos were regulars; so was coach Leo Cahill and three Miami Dolphins players he lured north to a new football league he tried to start, a couple of boxing champs and some Leafs.
The place was known for its Saturday jazz. "If you weren't inside by noon, you couldn't get a seat," ROBERTSON said. The late and hard-living Toronto Sun columnist, Paul RIMSTEAD, often sat at the drums; Diamond Lil from the Skyline Hotel would belt out the songs.
One day ROBERTSON noticed three guys coming in the door who turned out to be members of The Drifters, of Under the Boardwalk fame, and they did a turn at the mike.
"I don't know how much John knew about music, but he liked the way we talked, acted and the atmosphere we created. He liked fun. He wanted to be around, laughing and scratching, baby," said Bruce JAMES, who used to play the sax on those Saturday afternoons.
BARRY was born into one of the leading families of Sudbury; his father was in real estate and politics, made and lost three fortunes and died a very wealthy man, according to Jonquil FURSE, BARRY's sister. When BARRY was about 10 years old, he decided he didn't like attending Scollard Hall, a private school in North Bay, so he hired a taxi to take him home to Sudbury. His father paid the bill.
"John was very electric," FURSE said. "He was a chameleon, into everything, then off."
He was also her favourite brother, who took her fiancé, George FURSE, aside the day they were to be married in a very haute Westmount ceremony and told the astonished groom that if he ever laid a hand on his favourite baby sister, he'd "bust me up bad."
"He was very Runyonesque," George FURSE said, recalling how BARRY then pulled out a massive roll of money -- "I'd never seen that before except in the movies" -- and counted out four $100 bills from the top. "This oughta help you on the honeymoon," he barked.
"He was playing the part," his sister insisted.
After short stints in Sudbury as a miner and owner-operator of a gas station, BARRY hit the States, where his family believes he worked as a boxing promoter and a front man booking gigs for black singers and groups.
Later he owned a Mimico film studio, a limousine company and the company that booked all of the big acts into the Canadian National Exhibition's Grandstand shows.
His daughter Shandra said she remembers being driven in one of her father's limos to meet The Monkees backstage; other acts he brought to Toronto included Sonny and Cher, Red Skelton, Bob Hope, The Jackson Five, The Osmonds and Johnny Cash.
BARRY never stopped making deals. For awhile he owned a gold mine in British Columbia and a company called Iomech Ltd., and held patents for various water purification systems. Every Sunday, when he would drive to Brampton to see his family, he'd take them out for a drive to look at the latest country estate or property he was going to move them to.
"My mother just laughed. Every week it was a new place, a new deal," Shandra said. "He was the wildest ride in the amusement park."
All three children came to work at John Duck's after their mother died in 1979, and Shandra and her brother Jon were there March 5, 1988, when the party ended and BARRY closed the doors for the last time.
"He had it for 25 years; it was a huge part of his life," she said. "It was like a death in the family."
BARRY subsequently lived in several lofts around town, cutting out smoking and cutting down his drinking in later years, but he was diagnosed with esophagal cancer about a year ago. He didn't want people to know he was sick, and when he was hospitalized he didn't want people to visit him. Many did anyway.
His family is erecting a gravestone with the words "The Old Guy" and his favourite saying: "When I was here, I was here."

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JAMES o@ca.on.york_county.toronto.toronto_star 2006-01-21 published
ANDERSON, Gwendolyn Anne
Suddenly on Friday, January 20, 2006, at the Humber River Regional Hospital Church Site. Gwen, loving wife of the late James Warren "Andy". Cherished mother to Mary Anne Elizabeth "Beth" and Catherine Jane "Cathy" and mother-in-law to David DUNLOP and Lee JAMES and grandmother to Jessie Mae Elizabeth. Family and Friends will be received at the Ward Funeral Home, 2035 Weston Rd. (north of Lawrence Ave.), Weston from 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. Monday. Complete funeral service in the chapel on Tuesday at 11 a.m. Private interment at Park Lawn Cemetery. As an expression of sympathy, donations may be made to the West Park Hospital.

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JAMES o@ca.on.york_county.toronto.toronto_star 2006-01-24 published
GURNEY, Betty A.
At Henley House on Sunday, January 22, 2006 in her 91st year. Beloved wife of the late Leslie GURNEY (1998.) Loving mother of Elizabeth and her husband Peter JAMES of St. Catharines. Loved grandmother of Christine and Heather. She is survived by her step-sister Mary-Sue RIGGS and step-brother Dr. William BUTTLE. She is predeceased by her sister Mary DAVIES and brothers Alexander and William INGRAM. Mrs. GURNEY is at the Downtown Chapel Butler Funeral Home, 33 Duke Street, St. Catharines where the family will receive Friends on Wednesday from 7-9 p.m. Funeral Service will be held in the Chapel on Thursday, January 26, 2006 at 1: 00 p.m. Interment will take place at Victoria Lawn Cemetery. As expressions of sympathy, donations to the Canadian Diabetes Association would be appreciated by the family. Butler 905-684-2334.

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JAMES o@ca.on.york_county.toronto.toronto_star 2006-01-26 published
MacLEAN, Mary Elaine (née JAMES)
Passed away peacefully at Scarborough General Hospital on January 25th, 2006. Beloved wife of James and dear mother of Michael. Mary is survived by her brother Orville and sisters Gillian, Patricia, Maureen, as well as her aunts and uncles. She will also be missed by her nieces, nephews, and many dear Friends. A Memorial Service will be held at the Kingdom Hall of Jehovah's witnesses, 1425 Morningside Avenue, Scarborough (416-283-4228) on Saturday, February 11th, 2006 at 2 p.m.

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JAMES o@ca.on.york_county.toronto.toronto_star 2006-01-27 published
MILLER, Gladys (née CASWELL)
Passed away Thursday, January 26, 2006, at North York General Hospital, at the age of 85. Beloved wife to the late Roy. Loving mother to Rob (Bob), and Jim and his wife Susan. Sister to Sybil BELLMORE and the late Hazel LOW/LOWE/LOUGH and brother, the late Jim CASWELL. Grandmother to Katie MILLER and Claire MILLER. Sister-in-law to Margaret and Ron MILLER, and Mabel FURLOTT. Dearest Aunt to the Bellmores, the Lows, the Furlotts, and the Webbs. Close friend to Ivy SKINNER and family, and the Delaney family. Come and celebrate our Mother's life on Saturday and Sunday from 1-5 p.m. at Jim's house, 14 Sumner Heights Dr., Toronto, Ontario M2K 1Y3, (416-229-4027). Aspecial thank you to Dr. JAMES and all the nurses and staff at North York General. In lieu of flowers, donations to the Ontario Federation for Cerebral Palsy would be appreciated by the family.

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JAMES o@ca.on.york_county.toronto.toronto_star 2006-01-29 published
WILSON, John Wallace
Born in Ireland, December 7, 1922, passed away peacefully after a brief illness Friday, January 28, 2006 at the General and Marine Hospital, Collingwood. John of Wasaga Beach, beloved husband of Ivy. Cherished father of John and his wife Stacey of Brampton and Wendy and her late husband Stephen DOUGLAS/DOUGLASS of Caledon. Dear brother of Phyllis and her husband Walter POWER and Robb and his wife Lily. Predeceased by his brother Willy and sister Dora JAMES. John will be sadly missed by many other relatives and Friends in Ireland, Scotland and Canada. Friends will be received at the Carruthers and Davidson Funeral Home, 7313 Highway 26 (Main St.), Stayner (1-866-428-2637) from 2-6 p.m. Sunday. Funeral Service will be held at Wasaga Beach Community Presbyterian Church, 208 Mosley Street, Wasaga Beach, Monday, January 30, 2006 at 1 o'clock. Interment Ebenezer Cemetery. Remembrances to Hospice Georgian Triangle or the General and Marine Hospital Foundation would be appreciated by John's family. For more information or to sign the online guest book, log on to www.generations.on.ca

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JAMES o@ca.on.york_county.toronto.toronto_star 2006-01-30 published
HUNNISETT, Evelyn Clara Maude (formerly NEILSON, JAMES)
Dearly beloved wife of H. Stanley HUNNISETT, died January 28, 2006 in her 93rd year. Born in Toronto on May 24, 1913, mother of the late Morden NEILSON and Janis NEILSON. Evelyn was a true Christian who at one time led a women's group at Timothy Eaton Memorial Church. She had many Friends, was an avid bridge player, golfer and curler. She was a world traveller. Evelyn was an excellent pianist having earned her A.R.T.C. at the Royal Conservatory of Music. She held her private pilots licence for 30 years. Her winters were spent in Marco Island, Florida and summers at the cottage in Dorset, Ontario. Her second husband was Maxwell JAMES of Marco Island, Florida for 11 years. Her first husband was the late Harley NEILSON for 49 years. A private family service will be held Wednesday followed by cremation. A memorial service, to be announced at a later date, will be held at Timothy Eaton Memorial Church. Instead of floral bouquets, a donation to the Heart and Stroke Foundation or the Alzheimer Association would be appreciated.

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JAMES o@ca.on.york_county.toronto.toronto_star 2006-02-05 published
McCLURE, Joan Magdalene (née LAMERONT)
With family at her side, Joan passed away at Princess Margaret Hospital on February 3, 2006 in her 65th year. Loving wife of Bob for 44 years. Loving mother of Michael, and Michelle POSTERARO and her husband Luke. Loving grandmother of Kyle and Zackary. Sister of Richard LAMERONT and his wife Charlene. Sister-in-law of Wendy HAYNES and her husband Terry, and Susan JAMES and her husband Gary. Joan will be lovingly missed by her family and Friends. The family would like to thank all the kind doctors and nurses of 14B at Princess Margaret Hospital, as well as Dr. KAISER and the rest of the staff at Credit Valley Hospital for all their care during Joan's illness. Family and Friends will be received at the Scott Funeral Home "Brampton Chapel," 289 Main St. N., Brampton (905-451-1100) on Sunday from 7-9 p.m. and Monday from 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated from Saint Mary's Roman Catholic Church, 66A Main St. South, Brampton on Tuesday, February 7, 2006 at 1 p.m. Interment Brampton Memorial Gardens. Donations made to the Leukemia Foundation or a charity of your choice would be appreciated by the family.

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JAMES o@ca.on.york_county.toronto.toronto_star 2006-02-16 published
JAMES, L. Sylvia
At Toronto on February 10, 2006. Daughter of the late Lillian and Gershom JAMES, sister of the late Joyce (Nicholson,) Earl and Gordon. A private service has taken place.

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JAMES o@ca.on.york_county.toronto.toronto_star 2006-03-04 published
JAMES, Mary Fraser (née WATTS)
Passed away peacefully at Scarborough Grace Hospital on her 91st birthday, February 28, 2006. Beloved wife of Norman JAMES. Lovingly remembered by her nephews David SMYTH (Margaret) and Allan SMYTH (Leslie). Devoted great-aunt of Elizabeth and Mark (Vania). Retired employee of Unilever and a long time resident of Oakville. A private family service was held. Psalm 91: 2

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JAMES o@ca.on.york_county.toronto.toronto_star 2006-03-09 published
JAMES, Martha Josephine
Peacefully March 3rd, 2006 in her sleep at Nisbet Lodge, at age 93. Survived by her nephew Jim ROBERTS. Predeceased by 2 sisters Edith JACKSON, Adele ROBERTS and nephew David ROBERTS. A memorial service will be held at Jarvis St. Baptist Church, 130 Gerrard St. E., Tuesday, March 14th at 10 a.m. She had a strong faith in Jesus Christ and believed that "to be absent from the body is to be present with the Lord." 2 Cor. 5: 8

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JAMES o@ca.on.york_county.toronto.toronto_star 2006-03-11 published
ADAMSON, Selwyn Sylvester
Suddenly as a result of a motor vehicle accident while visiting in Trinidad on Friday, March 3, 2006 at the age of 62 years. Selwyn, beloved husband of Norma (née JAMES.) Loving father of Dionne and her husband Noël HAMILTON, Lorraine both of Mississauga, and Dwayne ADAMSON of Brampton. Cherished grandad of Khyara and Noelani. Dear brother of Peter of Boston, and of the late Julin and her surviving husband Sam CORRIDON of Trinidad. The family will receive Friends at the Scott Funeral Home, "Brampton Chapel", 289 Main St. N., 905-451-1100, on Tuesday, March 14, 2006 from 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. A Funeral Service will be held in the Chapel Wednesday at 11 a.m. Interment Brampton Memorial Gardens. Sign an online book of condolences at www.scott-brampton.ca

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JAMES o@ca.on.york_county.toronto.toronto_star 2006-03-15 published
YAKELEY, Lloyd
Passed away peacefully on March 14, 2006 at the Versa Care Centre in Uxbridge, in his 77th year. Beloved husband of Bonnie for 52 years. Dear father of Joseph (Deborah,) and Nancy SANGUINETTI. Proud grandfather of Chad and Abby YAKELEY, Nicholas and Julianna SANGUINETTI. Survived by his brothers Delbert, Garnet and sisters Ruby MILLER, Beatrice JAMES, Betty WINTERSTEIN, Marion YAKELEY and Marjorie KEETCH. Predeceased by his brothers Bill, Oliver and Ernest. Family and Friends will be received at the Low and Low Funeral Home, 23 Main Street South, Uxbridge (905-852-3073) for visitation on Thursday, March 16, 2006 from 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. Service to be held on Friday, March 17, 2006 at 1 p.m. in the chapel. Interment Goodwood Cemetery. In Lloyd's memory, donations to the Multiple Sclerosis Society would be appreciated.

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JAMES o@ca.on.york_county.toronto.toronto_star 2006-03-18 published
BLAIR, Jean (née HOWARD)
R.C.A.F. Veteran of World War 2; former resident of Wilmot Creek and the Carriage House in Oshawa
At Lakeridge Health Bowmanville on Wednesday, March 15, 2006, in her 82nd year. Loving wife of the late John M. BLAIR. Dear mother of Ann-Marie and her husband Joseph SCHNURR of Toronto, and Lochlin John BLAIR and his wife Melissa SMITH of Stouffville. Devoted grandmother of Julia SCHNURR, and Nathan JAMES and Jessie Ann BLAIR- SMITH. Daughter of the late Jack and Elizabeth HOWARD. Sister of Pat MILLER (the late Ken,) Jack HOWARD, and the late Bud HOWARD (the late Mary.) Sister-in-law of Audrey PASK and husband Don. Sadly missed by special Friends Jocelyn and Carl STEVENS, who are family. Friends may call at the Newcastle Funeral Home, 386 Mill St. S. (exit 440, just north of 401, at the lights, 1-877-987-3964) on Tuesday, March 21, from 6: 00-8:00 p.m. and on Wednesday, March 22, from 12 noon until 2: 00 p.m. A memorial service will be held in the chapel of the funeral home on Wednesday at 2: 00 p.m., followed by a reception in the funeral home lounge. Donations in Jean's memory to the Alzheimer Society or the Heart and Stroke Foundation would be appreciated by her family. (Expressions of sympathy may be made on-line at www.newcastlefuneralhome.com)

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JAMES o@ca.on.york_county.toronto.toronto_star 2006-03-21 published
BARRON, Olivia Carley
Suddenly, yet peacefully, with her loving family at her side, on Sunday, March 19th, 2006 at the Hospital for Sick Children at the age of 7. Loving daughter of Paul and Bridget BARRON. Dear sister of Alastair. Cherished granddaughter of Norm and May JAMES, and Evelyn BARRON and Tom BACH. Olivia will be missed dearly and fondly remembered by her many aunts, uncles, cousins and Friends. Olivia's love of life was an inspiration to us all, always reaching out to others, inclusive of everyone. Our family wishes to extend a heartfelt thankyou to the staff at the Hospital for Sick Kids for the loving care and compassion shown for Olivia throughout her life. Friends may call on Wednesday, March 22nd, from 2-4 and 6-9 p.m. at the R.S. Kane Funeral Home (6150 Yonge Street, at Goulding, south of Steeles). Funeral Mass will be celebrated at St. Gabriel's Roman Catholic Church (650 Sheppard Avenue East) on Thursday, March 23rd, 2006 at 10 a.m. Interment to follow at Holy Cross Catholic Cemetery. As an expression of sympathy, donations may be made to the Canadian Liver Foundation. Condolences - www.rskane.ca

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JAMES o@ca.on.york_county.toronto.toronto_star 2006-03-31 published
JAMES, Eric
Passed away peacefully at Sunnycrest Nursing Home, Whitby on Tuesday, March 28th, 2006. He leaves behind his wife Phyllis JAMES, step-daughter Julia and husband Vodeck FEDOROWICZ of Whitby, step-son Peter HITCHCOCK, his wife Kim and their children Jasper and Austin of Toronto. He is fondly remembered by his sister-in-law Rosaline RAYMAN of Whitby and her family. Eric JAMES spent his life making music. He displayed clear talent with his toy piano as a five year old child and within ten years was providing musical accompaniment in a London cinema at the twilight of the silent era. After serving in the entertainment division in the Royal Air Force during World War 2, he began his twenty year association with the British Broadcasting Corporation, performing on more than a thousand broadcasts. He went on to conduct, compose and accompany many well known entertainers. His greatest accomplishment was as the sole music associate to the late Sir Charles CHAPLIN. He emigrated to Canada in 1988 with his wife Phyllis where he published his autobiography entitled: Making Music with Charlie Chaplin. (To find out more information about Eric, go to http://eric.wonderstar.com) Friends may call at Oshawa Funeral Service "Thornton Chapel" 847 King St. West (905-721-1234) for visitation on Saturday, April 1st from 10: 00 a.m. until time of Memorial Service in the Chapel at 11: 00 a.m. Memorial donations to the Heart and Stroke Foundation would be appreciated.

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JAMES o@ca.on.york_county.toronto.toronto_star 2006-04-01 published
HART, Rosetta " Rose"
Peacefully at Leisureworld, Etobicoke on Thursday, March 30, 2006 in her 97th year. Beloved wife of the late Jack HART. Loving mother of Ann ALLENBY (late Ralph,) and Marjorie JAMES and her husband Dan. Predeceased by her son Jack. Cherished Granny of Michael, Catherine, Joanne, and the late Kathleen. Adored G.G. of Shannon, Mitchell and Laura. Rose was a long time member of Emmanuel Howard Park United Church. Friends may call at the Turner and Porter Yorke Chapel, 2357 Bloor St. W., at Windermere Ave., east of the Jane subway from 2 p.m. on Wednesday, April 5, 2006 until the time of the Funeral Service in the Chapel at 3 p.m. If desired, donations made to the Heart and Stroke Foundation or Cancer Research would be appreciated.

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JAMES o@ca.on.york_county.toronto.toronto_star 2006-04-08 published
ALLAIR, Stella Frances (formerly LAURIAULT)
Peacefully at Groves Memorial Hospital, Fergus, surrounded by her loving family on Friday, April 7, 2006, in her 93rd year. Beloved wife of the late Charles ALLAIR (1978.) Dear mother of Lynn Ann LAURIAULT of North Bay, Larry and Jamie LAURIAULT of Orillia, Chris LAURIAULT of North Bay and Michelle LAURIAULT of Brampton. Loving Grandma of Michael, Ryan, Nicole and Mike. Survived by sister Joan JAMES and sister-in-law Mary Kensy, both of Arthur. Sadly missed by her nieces and nephews. Predeceased by her husband Fred LAURIAULT (1961,) sisters Mary and Violet and brother Edward. The family will receive Friends at the Crawford Funeral Home, 243 George Street, Arthur on Sunday, April 9, 2006 from 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. Parish prayers will be said in the funeral home on Sunday evening at 7 p.m. A Mass of Christian Burial will be held on Monday, April 10, 2006 at Saint_John Roman Catholic Church, Arthur at 10: 30 a.m. Father Edward HINSPERGER celebrant. Interment in Saint_John Chrysostom Cemetery, Newmarket at 3 p.m. Remembrances to the Canadian Cancer Society would be greatly appreciated by the family. Crawford Funeral Home (519) 848-6872

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JAMES o@ca.on.york_county.toronto.toronto_star 2006-04-26 published
She wrote the book on cities
By Warren GERARD, Special To The Star with files from Paul MOLONEY, Royson JAMES and Vanessa LU
Jane JACOBS was an urban fable.
She was a writer, intellectual, analyst, ethicist and moral thinker, activist, self-made economist and a fearless critic of inflexible authority.
JACOBS died yesterday in a Toronto hospital. She was 89. Her 90th birthday would have been next week.
An American who chose to be Canadian, JACOBS was a leader in the fights to preserve neighbourhoods and kill expressways, first in New York City, and then in Toronto.
Her efforts to stop the proposed expressway between Manhattan Bridge on east Manhattan and the Holland Tunnel on the west contributed toward saving SoHo, Chinatown, and the western part of Greenwich Village.
In Toronto, her leadership galvanized the movement that stopped the proposed Spadina Expressway. It would have cut a swath through the lively Annex neighbourhood and parts of the downtown.
Toronto Mayor David Miller, who called JACOBS both a friend and a mentor, interrupted yesterday's city council meeting to announce to his colleagues that JACOBS had died.
"The power of her ideas is what helped make this city choose a different path, a path where you have vibrant downtown neighbourhoods where people could live, a path where you didn't have expressways cutting through neighbourhoods," Miller told reporters.
"She gave me all sorts of advice over time. The way she gave you advice was she invited you over for tea. And you had tea and you talked and if you were smart, you kept quiet and you listened because you could really learn from Jane JACOBS."
Her son, Ned JACOBS, said in an interview from Vancouver that his mother had been in hospital for a few days.
"She died of old age. She just wore out," he said. "Every part of her was worn out. She was working as best she could right to the end."
Her first book, The Death and Life of Great American Cities, published in 1961, became a Bible for neighbourhood organizers and what she termed the "foot people."
It made the case against the utopian planning culture of the times -- residential highrise development, expressways through city hearts, slum clearances and desolate downtowns.
She believed that residential and commercial activity should be in the same place, that the safest neighbourhoods teem with life, short winding streets are better than long straight ones, lowrise housing is better than impersonal towers, that a neighbourhood is where people talk to one another. She liked the small-scale.
Former Toronto mayor David CROMBIE said that while people see her as a city builder, affecting the city form, her impact was much bigger and deeper.
"The most important thing she did for me and us was remind us that ideas matter, and the ideas that were most important are the ones that mattered to us," CROMBIE said. "She also believed you take action. You don't have ideas and go away. There is a direct connection of thought and action."
JACOBS, born May 4, 1916, grew up in Scranton, the centre of Pennsylvania coal country.
"I came from a family where women had worked, mostly as schoolteachers, for quite a few generations. I had a great-aunt who went to Alaska and taught Indians. My mother had worked as a schoolteacher, then a nurse. She became the night supervising nurse at an important hospital in Philadelphia," she was quoted.
"Those were traditional women's occupations, to be sure. But I did grow up with the idea that women could do things, and in my own family I was treated much the same as my brothers."
Finishing high school, she trained as a stenographer but got an unpaid job as a reporter at the local newspaper. JACOBS moved to New York City in the Depression years and wrote a few articles for Vogue.
Then, at age 22, she went to Columbia University, but that didn't last and after two years she returned to writing.
She married Robert JACOBS in 1944. He was an architect and it was his work that got her interested in Architectural Forum, a monthly magazine, where after a short time she went to work, becoming a senior editor.
Theirs was a close relationship and a happy marriage. It was to last for 52 years before he died of lung cancer at Toronto's Princess Margaret Hospital, a hospital he had designed.
In 1958, after writing about downtowns for Fortune magazine, Mrs. JACOBS received a grant from the Rockefeller Foundation to write about cities.
In 1968, JACOBS and her family moved to Toronto. They didn't want their two draft-age sons, Jim and Ned, to serve in the Vietnam War.
Toronto was ripe for JACOBS. She wasn't here long before plans were revealed to build the Spadina Expressway, which promised to cut a strip through the city, making it easier for suburbanites to commute in and out of the downtown. She wrote a newspaper article highly critical of city planners for their vision to "Los Angelize" what she described as "the most hopeful and healthy city in North America, still unmangled, still with options."
In an unrequited sentiment, odd as it might seem, planners adored JACOBS. She described them this way, however. "First of all, our official planning departments seem to be brain-dead in the sense that we cannot depend on them in any way, shape or form for providing intellectual leadership in addressing urgent problems involving the physical future of the city."
JACOBS galvanized local citizens against the planners and politicians in what became known as the Stop Spadina movement.
For the most part, JACOBS' books were an intellectual progression, each taking her thoughts on cities and economies a step further.
Paul BEDFORD, retired Toronto chief planner, said JACOBS had been a key supporter of the radical plan in the mid-'90s to relax planning rules to spur new ideas in the King-Spadina and King-Parliament areas that were formerly industrial and in decline.
BEDFORD credited JACOBS for encouraging him to take risks and experiment.
"We abolished the density numbers, the land use designations and put in place an urban design framework. Really it was about encouraging re-use of buildings and opening up the uses to allow residential.
"I remember her words specifically, to me and to Barbara (HALL:) She said this must work. You must be successful at this and get it right.
"She gave me the notion as chief planner that I had to take the lead, be visible, communicate with the people on all fronts. It was to bring planning to the people and demystify it. It gave me the courage to be an agent of change rather than an agent of the bureaucracy."
As well as The Death and Life of Great American Cities, The Economy of Cities, and The Question of Separatism, JACOBS wrote other books including Cities and the Wealth of Nations; Systems of Survival: A Dialogue; A Schoolteacher in Old Alaska; The Nature of Economies and Dark Age Ahead.
Following the death of her husband, JACOBS continued to live in her three-storey brick house on Albany Ave., a tree-lined street in the Annex neighbourhood she helped preserve.
She wrote in an upstairs office on a typewriter, refusing to use a computer. Her son, Jim, an inventor, lived close by and another son, Ned, worked for the Vancouver Parks Board and is a musician. Her daughter, Burgin, is an artist and lives in New Denver, B.C.
The shelves of her study were filled with books on chaos theory and the sciences, subjects that stimulated her own thinking.
Shortly after writing The Nature of Economies, she was quoted as saying: "I think I'm living in a marvellous age when great change is occurring. We now see that there is no straight-line cause and effect. Things are connected by webs.
"This understanding comes from advances in the life-sciences, and it opens up the possibility of understanding all kinds of things we haven't understood before. I think it's very exciting."
As for her own life, she said the following: "Really, I've had a very easy life.
"By easy I don't mean just lying around, but I haven't been put upon, really. And it's been luck mostly. Being brought up in a time when women weren't put down, that's luck. Being in a family where I wasn't put down, that's luck. Finding the right man to marry, that's the best luck! Having nice children, healthy children, that's luck.
"All these lucky things."
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JAMES o@ca.on.york_county.toronto.toronto_star 2006-04-26 published
Letter of protest JACOBS' last act
By Royson JAMES
Sometime soon Toronto will decide on a suitable monument to record that Jane JACOBS lived among us and gave much more than she took.
The American anti-expressway activist who moved here in 1968 gave confidence to proponents of a fledgling Toronto movement that, silly them, believed neighbourhoods mattered; people could live harmoniously downtown; a city is for people, not cars; and the citizen is every bit as wise as the city hall planner.
Those themes still ricochet around Toronto. And we can thank JACOBS, who died yesterday, a week shy of her 90th birthday, in her neighbourhood Toronto Western hospital, following a short illness.
JACOBS, who tapped out seven books on a manual typewriter, was working on two manuscripts at her death. Her last book, Dark Age Ahead was a wake-up call on the dangers facing mankind.
When I finally met the oracle, the guru, she was well into her eighth decade on the planet.
Sitting at a table in her living room on Albany Ave., her hand cupped to her ear to aid her failing hearing, she was a frail shell of her once-robust self.
It was like watching Wayne Gretzky or Babe Ruth or Pele in their final season and wondering what it might have been like when occasional brilliance was the staple of their play. We all grow old and die. The great ones change the way we think or live or experience life.
So it is with JACOBS.
In her last public act, she sent off a letter of support to West Vancouver residents battling expansion of the sea to sky highway through an environmentally sensitive region, son Ned reports.
"I wish to convey my support and admiration to people of West Vancouver who are sacrificing their time, energy and possibly even their freedom to preserve and protect the magnificent and irreplaceable Eagleridge Bluffs and Larson Creek wetlands from this destructive, ill-conceived scheme."
That was sent April 17.
She fought lowly planners and New York's famed municipal boss Robert Moses. She railed against highrise towers and cars cutting through neighbourhoods and runaway development that threatened the viability of downtown neighbourhoods. And wherever citizens gave birth to a cause, her name was used to justify the opposition.
That, of course, is a two-edged sword. For many of her Disciples would have been horrified at some of her ideas on the economy, ideas that could be found in any progressive conservative handbook. Maybe that explains why David CROMBIE cherished her so.
Calling from a vacation spot, the former tiny perfect mayor recalled that he was already teaching JACOBS' ideas, penned in The Death and Life of Great American Cities, when he met her in 1968.
"She dealt in a world of ideas and practical application with a sense of right and wrong," CROMBIE said yesterday. "She taught us that while ideas mattered, acting on them was important. And she added an ethical dimension."
Over the past two years, JACOBS has carried on her rants about the evils of city planners. Always, the audience listened with rapt attention.
The irony is, says former Star city columnist David Lewis STEIN, an Annex neighbour, is that JACOBS' Disciples violated one of the guru's principal tenets: avoid orthodoxy.
The idea of protecting neighbourhoods and the expansion of the business district into downtown neighbourhoods saved the downtown as a liveable metropolis. But the corollary is de-concentration. Now they call it urban sprawl.
"She gave us the value of the neighbourhood," STEIN says. "What her Disciples didn't do was build to the next stage… how do you knit them together in a construct like the Greater Toronto Area?"
In May 2001 in Winnipeg, JACOBS painfully rose to an arching position, her white, out-of-place hair enhancing her legendary status, and addressed the mayors of Canada's five largest urban regions. It was the first meeting called to fertilize an embryonic movement for a new deal for cities.
In a broadside levelled at Ottawa and the provinces, JACOBS urged the unprecedented gathering of mayors to organize their nearly 6.5 million citizens in what amounted to a campaign to save the country.
JACOBS' monumental work is finished. Ours is just beginning.

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