McARDLE o@ca.on.middlesex_county.london.london_free_press 2006-04-20 published
McARDLE, John
Surrounded by family, peacefully at London Health Sciences Centre-Westminster Campus, on Tuesday, April 18, 2006, Mr. John McARDLE of London in his 71st year. He is the son of Edna and the late Jack McARDLE. Beloved husband of Doris. Loving father of Gerry, Debbie, Shawn, Maureen, Brendan, and the late Maurice. Dear grandfather of Theresa, Adam, Nicholas, Jennifer and Spencer. Will be missed by his brothers Terry and Patrick. Family and Friends are welcome to attend a gathering in his memory at Memorial Funeral Home, 1559 Fanshawe Park Road (East of Highbury) on Saturday, April 22, 2006 from 9: 30-11:30 a.m. Private interment of Ashes Mount Pleasant Cemetery. Memorial contribution to the Heart and Stroke Foundation, Kidney Foundation and London Regional Cancer Centre would be appreciated. (On-line condolences to www.memorial-funeral.ca).

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McARDLE o@ca.on.york_county.toronto.globe_and_mail 2006-06-01 published
McARDLE, Alice Hope
Lost her battle with lung cancer in the palliative Care Unit of the Northside General Hospital, North Sydney, Nova Scotia on November 24th, 2005 in her 75th year leaving to mourn her husband Neil McGILLIS, two sisters, Mary TIZZARD (Gordon) of corner Brook, Newfoundland, and Nicky MORSE of Rochester, Michigan, five nephews, Ken, Chris, Andrew, Ted, Ian and one niece Elizabeth and fourteen great nephews and nieces all of Michigan. There will be a Memorial Service in honor of Hope's life, at the Sacred Heart School, 3635 Atwater Ave. in Montreal on June 3, 2006 at 11 a.m.

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McARDLE o@ca.on.york_county.toronto.globe_and_mail 2006-09-25 published
McARDLE, Anne C.
Suddenly at home on September 23rd, 2006. Beloved wife of 40 years of Ewan McARDLE and devoted mother and best friend to Fiona and Lynne (Brian BUDDEN.) She was also a proud and loving grandmother of Taylor BUDDEN and recently born granddaughter Ellie BUDDEN. Born in Johnstone, Scotland, Anne moved to Canada with her husband Ewan in 1966. Together, they lived a life that was full of love and laughter. She took tremendous joy in spending time with her grandchildren. Whether it was tickle fights after bath time, visits to the pet store to watch the rabbits and goldfish, long walks with the red wagon, or holding newborn Ellie in her arms, they were the apple of her eye. Her passing leaves a void in the lives of so many, but we all feel truly blessed to have had her in our lives. The Funeral Service will be held on Wednesday, September 27th, 2006 at 1: 00 p.m. at Glenview Presbyterian Church, 1 Glenview Avenue, Toronto, Ontario (3 blocks south of Lawrence Avenue, just west of Yonge Street), followed by a private cremation. In lieu of flowers, donations in Anne's memory may be made to The Heart and Stroke Foundation of Canada or Mount Sinai Hospital Foundation.

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McARDLE o@ca.on.york_county.toronto.toronto_star 2006-01-30 published
LOUGHEED, Lillian " Pat"
Peacefully, on January 28, 2006, at Peel Manor Nursing Home, Brampton, in her 92nd year. Beloved wife of the late Bill "Blackie". Loving mother of John BARNARD and his wife Barbara, Ann and her husband Barry TURNBULL, Gail and her late husband Bob McARDLE, and Patricia and her husband Patrick McKenzie. Grandmother of Michelle, Jason, Kim, T.J., Kerri, Ryan, Sean, and Heather. Great-grandmother of Schally, Callista, Brianagh, Jessica, Nikia, and Nick. Family and Friends will be received at the Scott Funeral Home "Brampton Chapel," 289 Main St. N., Brampton (905-451-1100), on Monday from 7- 9 p.m. A Funeral Service will be held in the Chapel on Tuesday, January 31, 2006 at 11 a.m. Interment Beechwood Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, memorial donations made to the Heart and Stroke Foundation would be appreciated by the family.

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McCAREY o@ca.on.middlesex_county.london.london_free_press 2006-11-17 published
FOSTER, Garefield Harold
Passed away, peacefully, on Wednesday, November 15th, 2006, Garefield Harold FOSTER of Cornell Road, R.R.#3, Tillsonburg, at the Woodstock General Hospital at the age of 73 years. Born December 11, 1932, son of the late Rodger FOSTER (1945) and the late former Iva HICKS (1966.) (Dedicated former employee of the Oxford County Roads and Public Works Department and later Heavy Equipment Operator with the Cattle Construction Company, Culloden. Member of the Springford Baptist Church). Much loved husband and best friend of 53 years of Marjorie Louise (LIBERT) FOSTER and father of Tim (Judy) FOSTER, Hamilton; Kathy WOOD (John BAATJE), Tillsonburg Danny (Beatrice) FOSTER, Fort Fances; Lane (Shelly) FOSTER, Powell River, British Columbia; Mark (Teresa) FOSTER, Simcoe; Brenda (William McCAREY,) Tillsonburg. Loving Papa to Kacey, Sarita, Edi, Matthew, Meagan, Bill Jr., Dana, Ryan, Nicole, Garret and Haden and a great-granddaughter Hailey. Survived by a brother-in-law Jack BAXTER of Tillsonburg. Predeceased by a sister Phyllis BAXTER (2000,) his father-in-law Walter LIBERT (1949,) his mother-in-law Margerite LIBERT (1998) and a brother-in-law Glen LIBERT (1997.) Friends are welcome to meet with the FOSTER family on Friday November 17th from 2: 00 to 4:00 p.m. and 7:00 to 9:00 p.m. at the Verhoeve Funeral Home, 262 Broadway, Tillsonburg (519-842-4238). Funeral service to celebrate the life and memory of Garefield H. FOSTER to be conducted on Saturday, November 18th at 12: 30 p.m. in the Verhoeve Funeral Home Chapel by Rev. Keith MacASKILL. Interment to follow in the Foster Family Plot, Springford Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, memorial donations (by cheque) payable to the "Heart and Stroke Fund" or the "M.S. Society" would be gratefully acknowledged by the Foster family.

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McCARL o@ca.on.middlesex_county.london.london_free_press 2006-11-08 published
GIBSON, Amy Doris, R.N.
Peacefully passed away, surrounded by family at Sprucedale Care Centre on November 6, 2006 at the age of 86. Amy was much loved by her husband of 61 years Clarence (Hoot) GIBSON and daughters Gail MacCARL (Ray,) Jane GIBSON, Patricia BROWN (Robert.) She was a loving grandmother to her 6 grandchildren and 3 great-grandchildren. Amy was a proud and wonderful nurse at Strathroy Middlesex General Hospital for over 35 years, having graduated from the Strathroy Hospital School of Nursing in 1943. Amy was lovingly cared for by the staff at Middlesex Terrace in Delaware and the many kind caregivers at Sprucedale Care Centre in Strathroy. The family truly appreciates the love and kindness shown to them and especially to Amy during her stay in these homes. In lieu of flowers, a donation to the charity of your choice would be appreciated in Amy's memory. Amy will be resting at the Denning Brothers Funeral Home, at 32 Metcalfe St. Strathroy, Ontario where the family will receive Friends on Wednesday, November 8, 2006 from 2-4 p.m. and 7-9 p.m. A funeral service will be held at the Strathroy United Church at 1: 30 on Thursday, November 9, 2006 with a private interment to follow at the Strathroy Cemetery. A tree will be planted as a memorial to Amy.

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McCARL o@ca.on.york_county.toronto.globe_and_mail 2006-10-18 published
SCHAAB, Lyn (1944-2006)
Passed away peacefully at the Royal Victoria Hospital, Barrie after a long and valiant battle with Cancer on Monday October 16, 2006. Cherished friend and wife of Charles (Bud) SCHAAB. Loving and supportive mother of Michael SCHAAB (Meredith) of Vancouver and Beth DURAIAPPAH (Nish) of Milton. Lyn felt blest over the last five years with 3 grandchildren Benjamin, Thomas and Allison. Dear sister of Bob McFAUL (Diane) and Mary Ann BELL (Brian) and sister-in-law of Kathryn McCARL and Judy (Al) HANNAHSON. Lynnie loved and was loved by all who came to know her. She will be deeply missed. Friends may call at the SteckleyGooder ham Funeral Home, (Clapperton and Worsley St.), Barrie on Wednesday from 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. Service from Collier St. United Church, Barrie on Thursday October 19th at 2: 00 p.m. Cremation. Memorial donations to the Royal Victoria Hospital Regional Cancer Care Centre or the Canadian Breast Cancer Foundation would be appreciated by the family. The family wish to thank the caring medical professionals at the Royal Victoria Hospital Oncology Department. Condolences may be for warded through www.steckleygooderham.com

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McCARLEY o@ca.on.york_county.toronto.toronto_star 2006-01-04 published
RUSSELL, Dorothy
Peacefully, on January 1, 2006 after a short illness at the Trillium Health Centre - Mississauga. She will be deeply mourned by her sorrowing husband Douglas, loving sisters Jean and her husband Robert McDOWELL, of Northern Ireland, and Merle and her husband Joachum CIOLEC, of Northern Wales. Predeceased by brothers Leslie McCARLEY and William McCARLEY. Survived by sisters-in-law Elizabeth McCARLEY and Louise McCARLEY. Aunt Dorothy will be lovingly remembered by her many nieces, nephews and many Friends living in Canada, U.S.A. and Great Britain. Funeral Service in the Chapel on Saturday, January 7th, 2006 at 1 o'clock at the Turner and Porter "Peel" Chapel, 2180 Hurontario Street, Mississauga (Hwy. 10 north of Queen Elizabeth Way). Visitation from 12 noon till 1 p.m. For those who wish, donations may be made to the Canadian Cancer Society. "Safe in the arms of Jesus"

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McCARNEY o@ca.on.york_county.toronto.globe_and_mail 2006-05-19 published
BANFIELD, Alan William (July 2, 1925-May 17, 2006)
Born at home, 82 Wells Hill Ave., Toronto to Harry Somerville BANFIELD and Alice Mildred DREW. Predeceased by 2 infant brothers John and George, brother Harry Somerville BANFIELD and sister Mildred Alice GRANT. Proud husband of Margaret Jane BANFIELD (née WARREN) for 54 years. Father of 5 children, Marilyn, Barbara (Stephen), Debra, John (Christianne) and Anne (Dan). Grandfather and mentor to 14 grandchildren, Emily, Julia, Rory, Emma, Graeme, Anne, Alan, Alexandra, Alison, Rebecca, Henry, Ben, Hannah and Noah. Good friend to Scott MacNAB and Nora McCARNEY. Alan had many Friends and associates from all walks of life. Friends in Huntsville, Parry Sound, Sutton and Oshawa. Alan traveled and enjoyed life to the fullest. He was an accomplished business man, church goer and craftsman. His energy was boundless and creative nature kept everyone in awe during his 81 years. He was a proud King Scout, spending summers at Lake Simcoe where he grew up as a boy. He sailed Lake Simcoe and later the waters of Georgian Bay. Along with wood carving and garage sales, he enjoyed the culinary arts and spending time with family and Friends. He has left a void in all our lives and will be dearly missed. Alan was a graduate of the University of Toronto and U of T-Beta Theta Pie Fraternity. He served overseas during World War II in the Canadian Army. He was an active member of the Kiwanis Club of Oshawa-Durham and the Sutton Royal Canadian Legion Branch. Friends may call at Oshawa Funeral Service "Thornton Chapel" 847 King St. West (905-721-1234) for visitation on Sunday, May 21st from 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. Visitation on Monday, May 22nd at "Rotherfield Cottage", 343 Hedge Road, Sutton from 11: 00 a.m. until 11:00 p.m. Funeral Procession to St. George's Anglican Church, Sibbald's Point for service at 2: 00 p.m. Interment to follow in the Churchyard. In lieu of flowers, donations can be made to St. George's Anglican Church of Sutton, West "Preserve St. George's Fund".

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McCARONE o@ca.on.middlesex_county.london.london_free_press 2006-03-18 published
MacCARONE, Nicola " Nick"
Age 69 of Saint Thomas, passed away at London Health Sciences Centre, Victoria Hospital, Westminster site on Thursday, March 16, 2006. Beloved husband for nearly 46 years to Carmela (DIMEO) MacCARONE. Dearly loved father of Carlo Enio MacCARONE and his wife Catherine and cherished grandfather of Nicholas, Dominic and Christina MacCARONE, all of Saint Thomas. Dear brother of Donato, Gabriel, Giustino, Carlo and families, and the late Guido. Also fondly remembered by in-laws, Sandra, Yolanda, Enzo and families, and the late Arduino (Adolf). Born in Casalino Contrada, Italy, May 30, 1936, the son of the late Silvino and Gasperina (MICCO) MacCARONE, he came to Canada in 1960. Nick was formerly employed by Elgin Construction Ltd. for over 40 years. He was a member of Saint Anne's Roman Catholic Church, Saint Thomas. Nick loved gardening and his family. Friends will be received at the Sifton Funeral Home, 118 Wellington Street, Saint Thomas on Monday from 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. (Prayers at 7 p.m.) The Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated at Saint Anne's Roman Catholic Church, Saint Thomas on Tuesday at 10 a.m. Interment in Holy Angels' Cemetery. Flowers gratefully declined. If so desired, memorial donations to the Canadian Diabetes Association or the Canadian Cancer Society will be appreciated.

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McCARREL o@ca.on.grey_county.owen_sound.the_sun_times 2006-11-10 published
OTTERBEIN, Alan
The family of the late Alan OTTERBEIN would like to express their sincere gratitude to the many Friends, family, Tim-Br Mart and Fettes Travel co-workers, customers and neighbours for their support since their sudden loss. Thank you for the food, donations to various charities and floral tributes. We would especially like to thank you for your kind words of support, hugs, visits, phone calls, offers of help and special gifts given to the children. Thank you for your generous contributions to Jacqueline and Ashley's Trust Fund. A special thank you to Rev. David SHEARMAN. Heather McCARREL and the members of Central Westside United Church who were so helpful. To the caring Emergency staff and Ambulance staff of both the Wiarton and Owen Sound Hospitals, thank you for your one-on-one attention. You were awesome. A special note to Earl HALL of the Tannahill Funeral Home, your professionalism and compassion showed and we truly appreciated the many little details that you took care of. As the past number of weeks have been a whirlwind, and at times overwhelming, we are so grateful to be part of such a caring community.
- Ann, Jacqueline and Ashley OTTERBEIN
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McCARROLL o@ca.on.peterborough.north_monaghan.peterborough.the_peterborough_examiner 2006-03-13 published
McILWAIN, Lynda Lee (née WHITE/WHYTE)
On Friday March 10, 2006, after the most courageous battle imaginable, Lynda in her 58th year passed away in Toronto General Hospital. Loving wife of Ken, mother of Jay (Liana) (Toronto), daughter of Barbara WHITE/WHYTE and Earl WHITE/WHYTE, sister to Blaine (Pamela and son Kyle) WHITE/WHYTE. Cherished sister-in-law to Joan, Paul, Janet (Winnipeg,) Doug and Wanda, Bill and Ann, John McILWAIN, Cathy and Dennis McCARROLL, Reg FOWLER. Lynda will be remembered as the lady with the beautiful smile and the friendly demeanor. That is, in part, why she had so many Friends. Her co-workers from past and present have been so tremendously support over this past 7 weeks while Lynda fought to recover from her surgery. She also had the same level of support from family to help her along. Her fight was brave, dignified and always positive. Sometimes all the love and prayers just are not enough and Lynda now is in a place where there will be no suffering. There will be a private family service for Lynda followed later by a Celebration of her Life. The Celebration of Life will be Sunday April 2nd at the Knights of Columbus Hall on Hunter Street across from St. Peter's Church between 1: 00 p.m. and 5:00 p.m. All Friends, co-workers, family members are invited to drop by. A huge thanks to all the wonderful Surgeons, Doctors and Nurses who helped Lynda along during her stay mostly in the Intensive Care Unit. They will always be remembered by the family. Should anyone care to donate to either the Canadian Cancer Society or to Five Counties Children's Centre on Lynda's behalf it would be appreciated by the family. You can do this through the Kaye Funeral Home on George Street.

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McCARRON o@ca.on.grey_county.owen_sound.the_sun_times 2006-03-14 published
CONRAD, Douglas James
Of R.R.#1 Chesley, passed away at South Bruce Grey Health Centre, Chesley on Sunday, March 12th, 2006 in his 75th year. Loving husband and friend of Shirley. Cherished father of Heather and her husband Ray McCARRON of R.R.#1 Chesley, Bill and his wife Deanna of Erin, Dan and his wife Ann of LaSalle, Jim of Hanover, Shari and her husband Allan FROST of Orangeville and Kim CONRAD of Oakville. Doug will be sadly missed by his grandchildren, Kaylea, Brynn and Owen McARRON; Jenny and Brandon CONRAD; Andrew CONRAD; Bradley and Danielle CONRAD and Douglas FROST. Visitation will be held at Cameron Funeral Home, Chesley on Wednesday from 2: 00 to 4:00 and 7:00 to 9:00 p.m., where the funeral service will be held on Thursday, March 16th at 11: 00 a.m. Spring interment Chesley Cemetery. Memorial Donations to the Make a Wish Foundation or the Heart and Stroke Foundation would be appreciated as expressions of sympathy.
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McARRON o@ca.on.grey_county.owen_sound.the_sun_times 2006-03-14 published
CONRAD, Douglas James
Of R.R.#1 Chesley, passed away at South Bruce Grey Health Centre, Chesley on Sunday, March 12th, 2006 in his 75th year. Loving husband and friend of Shirley. Cherished father of Heather and her husband Ray McCARRON of R.R.#1 Chesley, Bill and his wife Deanna of Erin, Dan and his wife Ann of LaSalle, Jim of Hanover, Shari and her husband Allan FROST of Orangeville and Kim CONRAD of Oakville. Doug will be sadly missed by his grandchildren, Kaylea, Brynn and Owen McARRON; Jenny and Brandon CONRAD; Andrew CONRAD; Bradley and Danielle CONRAD and Douglas FROST. Visitation will be held at Cameron Funeral Home, Chesley on Wednesday from 2: 00 to 4:00 and 7:00 to 9:00 p.m., where the funeral service will be held on Thursday, March 16th at 11: 00 a.m. Spring interment Chesley Cemetery. Memorial Donations to the Make a Wish Foundation or the Heart and Stroke Foundation would be appreciated as expressions of sympathy.
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McCARRON o@ca.on.middlesex_county.london.london_free_press 2006-04-14 published
EWING, Francis Stewart " Bud"
Of Wallaceburg, after a valiant and courageous struggle passed away on Wednesday, April 12, 2006 in his 73rd year. Bud is a member of the Masonic Lodge, the Royal Canadian Legion, a former Administrative Clerk and Treasurer of Chatham Township, Past Chair of the Public General Hospital in Chatham, Past President of the Dresden Jr. Kings and Rural Ontario Municipal Association, a farmer and oil producer. son of the late John Stewart and Keitha Pearl (BIRD) EWING. Beloved husband of Bonnie (BABCOCK.) Loving father of Kelly and Richard SHAW of Tupperville, Kimberly and Greg RYAN of Wallaceburg and Scott and Stacey EWING of Tupperville. Dear grandfather of Erin and John SIMONS, Lindsay, Andrew, Asilyn, Tyler, Kyle, Alyssa, Ashley and Taylor. Brother of Shirley LUCIER, Carol and Don DALY, Donna and Chuck McCARRON, Murray and Kae EWING and the late Geraldine LEWIS and Richard EWING. Brother-in-law of Lela WELLS, Ross and Jean BABCOCK and Donna and Dave McFADDEN. Friends may call at the Haycock-Cavanagh Funeral Home, 409 Nelson Street, in Wallaceburg from 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. on Friday. The funeral service will be held in the Chapel on Saturday, April 15 at 1 p.m. The interment will follow at Dresden Cemetery. If desired, remembrances to the Heart and Stroke Foundation or Zion United Church may be left at the funeral home 519-627-3231. On line condolences may be sent to bud.ewing@cavanaghfuneralhome.ca

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McCARRON o@ca.on.york_county.toronto.toronto_star 2006-04-05 published
BARNSTAPLE, Edgar Leon
The family of Edgar BARNSTAPLE sadly announces his passing at Caressant Care Nursing Home, Arthur, on Monday, April 3, 2006, in his 97th year. Edgar, and his late wife Gertrude SECORD, farmed north of Rockwood until 1966 before retiring into Rockwood. Brother of Gladys BURGIN of Claremont, Vida McCARRON of Milton, Bruce and his wife Evelyn BARNSTAPLE of Etobicoke and brother-in-law of Ethel BARNSTAPLE of Brampton. Predeceased by brothers Jack, Gordon, Wm. Percy, Stan and Ernie. Also mourned by many nieces and nephews and especially dear Friends, Leona and Denzel HEIGHT and Christine ROBERTSON. Friends will be received at the funeral home Saturday, April 8, 2006, from 1 to 2 p.m. Funeral service will commence at 2 p.m. in the funeral home chapel. Cremation to follow. Remembrances may be made to the Heart and Stroke Foundation. Blue Springs Funeral Home 12 Church Street East, Acton 519-853-2399

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McCART o@ca.on.grey_county.owen_sound.the_sun_times 2006-01-28 published
GRAY/GREY, Norma Amy (WILLIAMS)
At the Village of Riverside Glen, Guelph on Wednesday, January 25th, 2006. Norma (WILLIAMS) GRAY/GREY at the age of 76 years. Loved sister of Gary WILLIAMS (Lynn) of Guelph and the late Billie McGAVIN- BAUGHAN (2003.) Cherished grandmother of Alicia GRAY/GREY and her children Max and Nicholas GRAY/GREY and Bryar GRAY/GREY. Lovingly remembered by her dear friend Bill McCART. Predeceased by her daughter Cindy GRAY/GREY (1987) and son Bobby GRAY/GREY (2000.) Norma will be remembered as a loyal friend, a talented artist and a lover of animals. She was a devoted employee of Bell Canada for over forty years and all will recall her ability to plan and host many retirement parties. Memorial service was held at the Gilchrist Chapel - McIntyre and Wilkie Funeral Home, One Delhi Street, Guelph on Friday, January 27th at 1: 30 p.m. Cremation with inurnment Woodlawn Memorial Park. Memorial contributions to the Guelph Humane Society would be appreciated. We invite you to leave your memories and donations online at: www.gilchristchapel.com

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McCART o@ca.on.middlesex_county.london.london_free_press 2006-04-22 published
McCART, Arthur Henry Wilson
It was the last battle of a brave soldier. Arthur Henry Wilson McCART of Ingersoll, Ontario lost his battle to stay with us on April 20th, 2006, 11 days after his 81st birthday. He passed away peacefully surrounded by his family at the London Health Sciences Centre, Westminster Campus, London, Ontario. Arthur served his country during the Second World War as a young lad in the Royal Canadian Navy, stationed in Halifax, Nova Scotia. After the war he started his life as a police officer, which took him to such places as Timmins, London, Delhi, Wiarton, Ingersoll and finally retired in 1985 as the Chief of Police in the Region of Haldimand Norfolk (Simcoe). Arthur received many awards for his outstanding service in the community during his 38 years as a police officer. He died a loving husband, father, grandfather and great-grandfather, a very proud veteran and a true gentleman. We'll see you on the other side "Chief". He leaves behind to mourn, his loving wife and best friend and confidant for over 60 years, Shirley Mae (WILKINS.) Also loved by his children, Sharron HAHN and her husband Wilf of London, Michael J. McCART of Calgary, Maureen SHIER and her husband David of Ingersoll and Susan ROBB of West Lorne. Lovingly remembered by his grandchildren Tracer, Teesha, Corrie, Larrie, Darrell, Tyler, Teneal, Jamie, Paul and Anthony. He will also be missed by 9 great-grandchildren with two more on the way. Sisters Audrey, Ann and Marjorie and a brother Jerry and his wife Bunny, and brothers-in-law James and his wife Irene, David and his wife Chris also survive him. Arthur was predeceased by his parents Harry and Lillian McCART and his step-mother Marie. He was also predeceased by his infant daughter Carrie-Ann, his sister Florence, and his brothers Harold and Johnny and his father and mother-in-law James and Ethel WILKINS.
Miss Me, But Let Me Go When I come to the end of the road, And the sun has set for me, I want no rites in a gloom-filled room, Why cry for a soul set free Miss me a little -- but not too long, And not with your head bowed low. Remember the love that we once shared, Miss me -- but let me go. For this is a journey we must all take, And each must go alone. It's all a part of the Master's plan, A step on the road to Home. When you are lonely and sick of heart, Go to the Friends we know, And bury your sorrow in doing good deeds, Miss me -- but let me go. Author Unknown
Friends will be received at the McBeath-Dynes Funeral Home, 246 Thames St. S., Ingersoll Sunday 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. where service will be held on Monday, April 24, 2006 at 11: 00 a.m. Father M. KAMINSKI officiating. Interment South Park Cemetery, Saint Thomas. Memorial donations to the charity of your choice would be appreciated. Royal Canadian Legion Memorial Service Sunday at 6: 45 p.m. auspices of Branch #119, Ingersoll.

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McCART o@ca.on.middlesex_county.london.london_free_press 2006-10-14 published
BURK/BURKE- GAFFNEY, Isobel (née DIX)
Died suddenly, of hear failure, Wednesday, October 11, 2006, at Nanaimo Regional General Hospital in Nanaimo, British Columbia. Beloved wife and best friend of John. Daughter of the Reverend David Strathy DIX and Dorothy Isabel AULD, both deceased, of Saskatoon, Saskatchewan. Sister to Margaret TOWILL and her husband William of Thunder Bay, Ontario. Predeceased by brother Donald and sister Jean. Born July 1, 1929, in Saskatoon, Isobel graduated from the University of Saskatchewan and took her first job as a librarian at the Saskatoon Public Library. She worked as a reporter at the Western Producer before enjoying a career in advertising in Calgary. Worked at London Life, London, Ontario, in the communications department for many years. Retired to Nanaimo in 1988, where she was active in the community and traveled widely with her husband. She is survived by nephews William and Gordon TOWILL of Thunder Bay, nieces Verlie ROGAN of Burlington, Ontario, Sandra Jean Dix BOSWORTH of Toronto, and their mother Marnie DIX, and nephews David and Douglas McCART and niece Barbara Jean HARDELL of the U.S.; as well as John's sons Michael of Dundas, Ontario, Brian of Nagasaki, Japan, and Tim of Hamilton, Ontario, and John's sister Mary of Montreal, sisters-in-law Helen of Victoria, British Columbia, and Lois of Calgary, Alberta., and nieces Maureen and Theresa of Duncan. British Columbia Cremation has taken place and a family memorial will take place at a later date. (First Memorial Funeral Services, Nanaimo, British Columbia, (250) 754-8333)

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McCART o@ca.on.york_county.toronto.globe_and_mail 2006-10-14 published
BURK/BURKE- GAFFNEY, Isobel (née DIX)
Died suddenly, of heart failure, Wednesday, October 11, 2006, at Nanaimo Regional General Hospital in Nanaimo, British Columbia. Beloved wife and best friend of John. Daughter of the Reverend David Strathy DIX and Dorothy Isabel AULD, both deceased, of Saskatoon, Saskatchewan. Sister to Margaret TOWILL and her husband William of Thunder Bay, Ontario. Predeceased by brother Donald and sister Jean. Born July 1, 1929, in Saskatoon, Isobel graduated from the University of Saskatchewan and took her first job as a librarian as the Saskatoon Public Library. She worked as a reporter at the Western Producer before enjoying a career in advertising in Calgary. Worked at London Life, London, Ontario, in the communications department for many years. Retired to Nanaimo in 1988, where was active in the community and travelled widely with her husband. She is survived by nephews William and Gordon TOWILL of Thunder Bay, nieces Verlie ROGAN of Burlington, Ontario, Sandra Jean Dix BOSWORTH of Toronto, and their mother Marnie DIX, and nephews David and Douglas McCART and niece Barbara Jea HARDELL of the U.S.; as well as John's sons Michael of Dundas, Ontario, Brian of Nagasaki, Japan, and Tim of Hamilton, Ontario, and John's sister Mary of Montreal, sisters-in-law Helen of Victoria, British Columbia, and Lois of Calgary Alberta., and nieces Maureen and Theresa of Duncan, British Columbia. Cremation has taken place and a family memorial will take place at a later date.

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McCART o@ca.on.york_county.toronto.toronto_star 2006-01-21 published
GILMOUR, David Robert
It is with great sadness that we announce the unexpected passing of David Robert GILMOUR at Scarborough General Hospital on Wednesday, January 18, 2006 in his 51st year. Cherished father of Nicole and Scott. Loving Grandpa to Dylan. Missed by Maria GILMOUR, mother of Nicole and Scott. Also missed by caring partner Janice McCART. Dear brother of George (Gloria,) Ken (Linda,) Jeff (Linda) and Bruce (Olimpia). Much loved uncle of Michael, Jeff and Justin. Special step-brother to Sharon, Barb, Phil, Diane, Nancy, Harry and families. Predeceased by his parents George A. GILMOUR (1990,) Lois A. GILMOUR (1985) and by his step-mother Gwen GILMOUR (2002.) Friends will be received at the Dixon-Garland Funeral Home, 166 Main St. N. (Markham Rd.), Markham on Monday 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. Service in the chapel on Tuesday at 11 a.m. Interment Pine Hills Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, donations to the Canadian Cancer Society or the Muscular Dystrophy Association would be appreciated.

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McCART o@ca.on.york_county.toronto.toronto_star 2006-01-27 published
McCART, Mary Kathleen
Peacefully at Huntsville District Memorial Hospital on Thursday, January 26, 2006. Mary McCART, daughter of the late Kathleen and Arthur McCART, sister of Jack, Donald, and the late David McCART. A memorial service will be held at Billingsley Funeral Home, 430 Ravenscliffe Road, Huntsville on Saturday, January 28, 2006 at 2: 30 p.m. A memorial service will be held in Toronto to be announced at a later date. If desired, donations to the Canadian Cancer Society or a charity of your choice would be appreciated. www.billingsleyfuneralhome.com

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McCART o@ca.on.york_county.toronto.toronto_star 2006-02-09 published
McCART, Mary Kathleen
Peacefully at Huntsville District Memorial Hospital on Thursday, January 26, 2006. Mary McCART, daughter of the late Kathleen and Arthur McCART, sister of Jack, Donald and the late David McCART. A Memorial Service will be held in the Chapel, Deer Park United Church, 129 St. Clair Avenue West, Toronto on Saturday, February 11, 2006 at 3: 00 p.m.

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McCARTAN o@ca.on.york_county.toronto.toronto_star 2006-03-08 published
McCARTAN, John Charles
Passed away at home in Port Hope on Monday, March 6, 2006. John McCARTAN, dear father of Patricia DUBREUIL, John, Elizabeth, Edward, William, Gerald and Michael McCARTAN. Remembered by many grandchildren and one great-granddaughter. Brother of Mary RUST and Peggy RANGER. Private arrangements. If desired, memorial contributions may be made by cheque to the Canadian Diabetes Association. www.allisonfuneralhome.com

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McCARTEN o@ca.on.york_county.toronto.globe_and_mail 2006-10-23 published
CHURCH, James Rankin
Jim passed away on Friday, October 20th, 2006, at the age of 82. Jim was married to the late Helen Margaret CHURCH (McCARTEN) for 54 years. Beloved Father of Ann and her husband Peter VARTY, Murray and his wife Beverly, and Elizabeth CHURCH and her husband Neill CARSON. Jim had a special place in his heart for his grandchildren, Kimberly and Joann VARTY, Eileen and Michael Church CARSON. Jim was the loving brother of Cam CHURCH, Lee TOWNSEND, and the late Doris COURTNEY. Jim will be missed by family, Friends and all who golfed with him. Funeral service in the chapel at the Turner and Porter Yorke Chapel, 2357 Bloor St. W., at Windermere, east of the Jane subway, on Monday, October 23rd, 2006, at 11 o'clock. Cremation to follow. For those who wish, donations to the Heart and Stroke Foundation of Ontario would be appreciated.

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McARTHUR o@ca.on.grey_county.artemesia.flesherton.the_flesherton_advance 2006-12-20 published
McARTHUR, Grace Iris
At the Caressant Care Nursing Home, Harriston on Saturday, December 16, 2006 formerly of Markdale in her 93rd year was the beloved wife of the late Frank. Loving mother of Doug (Marlene) of Durham, Jim (Sharron) of Mount Forest and the late Brian. She will be loved and remembered by her grandchildren Paula, Jon-Paul McARTHUR, Mike and Bill MATTHEWS and 10 great-grandchildren. Dear sister of Bert HOPPS of St. Catherines and the late Tom. Also survived by her nieces and nephews. Private family arrangements entrusted to the Fawcett Funeral Home, Flesherton. Memorial contributions to the Cooke's Presbyterian Church, Markdale, Claire Stewart Medical Centre, Mt. Forest or the charity of your choice would be gratefully appreciated.
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McARTHUR o@ca.on.grey_county.owen_sound.the_sun_times 2006-01-12 published
McARTHUR, “Timber” William
Peacefully at John Joseph Place in Owen Sound on Wednesday, January 11th, 2006. In his 84th year, “Timber“ William McARTHUR, the beloved husband of the late Mabel McARTHUR (née WARREN.) The loved father of Jane (Mrs. Bill GILLESPIE,) and Bill McARTHUR and his wife Ann. Loving grandfather of Greg, Kevin and Sarah McARTHUR, Lindsay and Graydon GILLESPIE. Dear brother of Johnny and his wife Audrey, Leo and his wife Helen, Theresa (Mrs. Brian MAY) and Louise (Mrs. Ken ROE.) Fondly remembered by his many nieces and nephews. Predeceased by his grandchild Carissa, his son Tom, his brothers 'J.D.' and Ed McARTHUR, and by his sister Bernice (Mrs. Al REILLY.) Friends may call at the Breckenridge-Ashcroft Funeral Home on Thursday from 2: 00 to 4:00 and 7:00 to 9:00 p.m. A Funeral Mass will be celebrated at Saint Mary's Church on Friday morning at 10: 00 a.m. A Vigil service will be held at the funeral home on Thursday evening at 8: 30 p.m. Father Steve LACROIX officiating. Interment in Saint Mary's Cemetery. As an expression of sympathy, memorial donations to either the Alzheimer Society or to the Ontario Heart and Stroke Foundation would be appreciated by the family.

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McARTHUR o@ca.on.grey_county.owen_sound.the_sun_times 2006-01-24 published
McVITTIE, Morris Nicholson
At the Grey Bruce Health Services, Southampton, on Monday, January 23rd, 2006 at the age of 88 years, Morris McVITTIE of Southampton. Loving friend of Nellie McARTHUR. Dear Dad of Duncan and his wife Neva of R.R.#1, Southampton, Liz and her husband Gord WALMSLEY of Southampton, John and his friend Linda of R.R.#1, Southampton, Jim of Wasaga Beach, and Mary and her husband Richard MUIR of Stratford. He is also survived by seventeen grandchildren and nine great-grandchildren. He was predeceased by his daughter Margaret in early childhood and by his sisters Muriel and Jean. Friends may call at the W. Kent Milroy Port Elgin Chapel, 510 Mill Street, Port Elgin on Wednesday, January 25th from 2: 00 to 4: 00 and 7:00 to 9:00 p.m. Funeral service was conducted in the chapel on Thursday at 11: 00 a.m. with the Reverend Creola SIMPSON officiating. Interment Southampton Cemetery. Reception with the family will follow the interment in the reception suite of the funeral home. Memorial contributions to the Saugeen Memorial Hospital Foundation would be appreciated as expressions of sympathy. Portrait and memorial online at www.milroyfuneralhomes.com.

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McARTHUR o@ca.on.grey_county.owen_sound.the_sun_times 2006-01-25 published
McVITTIE, Morris Nicholson
At the Grey Bruce Health Services, Southampton, on Monday, January 23rd, 2006 at the age of 88 years, Morris McVITTIE of Southampton. Loving friend of Nellie McARTHUR. Dear Dad of Duncan and his wife Neva of R.R.#1, Southampton, Liz and her husband Gord WALMSLEY of Southampton, John and his friend Linda of Southampton, Jim of Wasaga Beach, and Mary and her husband Richard MUIR of Stratford. He is also survived by seventeen grandchildren and twelve great-grandchildren. He was predeceased by his daughter Margaret in early childhood and by his sisters Muriel and Jean. Friends may call at the W. Kent Milroy Port Elgin Chapel, 510 Mill Street, Port Elgin on Wednesday, January 25th from 2: 00 to 4:00 and 7:00 to 9:00 p.m. Funeral service will be conducted in the chapel on Thursday at 11: 00 a.m. with the Reverend Creola SIMPSON officiating. Interment Southampton Cemetery. Reception with the family will follow the interment in the reception suite of the funeral home. Memorial contributions to the Saugeen Memorial Hospital Foundation would be appreciated as expressions of sympathy. Portrait and memorial online at www.milroyfuneralhomes.com.

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McARTHUR o@ca.on.grey_county.owen_sound.the_sun_times 2006-02-08 published
McARTHUR, William " Timber"
The family of the late William "Timber" McARTHUR would like to express our appreciation to all our relatives, Friends and neighbours for their expressions of kindness and condolences, food, floral tributes, mass cards and donations, after the passing of our dear father and grandfather. A very special thank you to the caregivers and staff at John Joseph Place for the care and compassion over the last 4 years that Dad resided with you. Thank you Dr. SAVARIA for all your care and medical advise over the years you have cared for Dad. To the staff at Breckenridge-Ashcroft, your guidance and compassion where second to none, again, you anticipated our every need and we thank you. To Father Steve LACROIX and Corey LAPOINTE, for the beautiful service and music and allowing the grandchildren to have their special musical tribute to their grandfather, thank you. A special thank you to the staff at Stone Tree for opening the doors to us for the wonderful reception after the funeral, and allowing us to celebrate Dad's life. Dad is now at peace with our beloved Mother, Mabel and our brother Tom.
"When loved ones part, love lives on"
- Jane, Bill, Ann and the Grandchildren.

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McARTHUR o@ca.on.grey_county.owen_sound.the_sun_times 2006-02-28 published
FENWICK, Marci Phyliss Marie
As the result of an accident in Owen Sound on Sunday morning February 26, 2006. In her 24th year, Marci Phyliss Marie FENWICK, lovingly remembered by her friend Bill SOWERBY, the loved daughter of Harvey and Penny FENWICK. The loving sister of Stacy and his wife Crystal. Lovingly remembered by her other family the Sowerby's Don and his wife Doris and their daughter Candace. Loved granddaughter of John FENWICK and his late wife Marie and the late Tom DINSMORE and his late wife Phyliss. Dear niece of Ruby (Mrs. Wally WATTS,) Kenneth FENWICK and his wife Earla, Ruth Anne and her husband Harold STEPHEN, Wendy and her husband Ken McARTHUR. Fondly remembered by her cousins, Friends and extended family. Friends may call at the Breckenridge-Ashcroft Funeral Home on Tuesday from 2 to 4 p.m. and 7 to 9 p.m. A funeral services will be conducted at St. Andrew's Presbyterian Church on Wednesday afternoon at 2 p.m. Rev Ted CREEN officiating. Spring interment in Annan Cemetery. As an expression of sympathy, memorial donations to Community Living in Owen Sound, the Canadian Cancer Society, St. Andrew's Presbyterian Church or Grey County 4-H would be appreciated by the family.
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McARTHUR o@ca.on.grey_county.owen_sound.the_sun_times 2006-03-30 published
Owen Sound doctors on the move
Three going from family practices to hospital. Others, including nurse practitioner may help fill the gap.
By Jonathon JACKSON, Thursday, March 30, 2006
Three family doctors in Owen Sound have given up or will soon leave their practices, choosing to work exclusively at the city hospital.
Dr. Ann FLEMING/FLEMMING has reportedly already made the switch and plans to work solely in the emergency department, where she will soon be joined by Doctor Cornelius VAN ZYL. Doctor Brendan MULROY will also leave family medicine for an undisclosed role at the hospital.
But Doctor Carolyn TISHER has moved to town and established a practice in the Eastview Professional Building, where she'll assume at least some of VAN ZYL's patients.
And Sonja BRUIN, a primary care nurse practitioner, has opened a practice at two locations in Owen Sound. She's working with Dr. Hilli HUFF in the Medical Arts Building on Alpha Street and with Doctor Anne-Louise McARTHUR in the Greystone office building on 8th Street East.
Coincidentally or not, FLEMING/FLEMMING and HUFF shared office space, as do MULROY and McARTHUR.
Sharon WINEGARDEN, a physician recruitment officer with Grey Bruce Health Services, said another doctor may soon arrive to replace FLEMING/FLEMMING but nothing is definite, including the percentage of FLEMING/FLEMMING's patients she'd be willing to assume.
“As far as I know, there is one that's coming but she hasn't signed anything yet,” WINEGARDEN said.
MULROY had been acting as a spokesperson for a family health team in Owen Sound. Plans for that team are still moving ahead, albeit slowly, according to Doctor Cam TWEEDIE, who is the team's lead physician.
He said organizers received a development grant earlier this month from the provincial Ministry of Health and have requested an operational plan be submitted by April 30.
“We've got consultants working on this and we're working with community groups to put together some programs,” TWEEDIE said.
The province received more than 200 applications last year after announcing the concept of family health teams in an effort to ease the strain on hospital emergency wards.
The teams are to include physicians in group practice with other health care workers like nurse practitioners, dietitians and social workers and are to provide regular office care combined with after-hours backup.
Owen Sound was one of 52 successful communities when the first teams were identified last spring, but details were vague as to how the province would fund and organize the teams.
TWEEDIE said more information has trickled down since then, but many things remain unclear.
“It's homegrown here,” he said of his expectations for the health team's makeup.
“They've sort of told us, you develop the programs that you feel are necessary for the area, then give us the business plan. I guess it'll be up to them whether they'll fund those programs or not.
“We're just going to apply for what we think we need and what we think we can provide in a reasonable structure that we can handle here in town. If the ministry takes it, good. If they don't, well, we tried.&rdquo
He wouldn't discuss the amount of the development grant or the types of programs being considered, saying he'd rather announce the accepted structure after the province has signed off on it.
But he did acknowledge the difficulty of trying to piece things together considering it's never been done before and there are no templates to follow.
“There hasn't been a family health team approved in its entirety yet in the province,” TWEEDIE said, noting there also doesn't seem to be a timeline past the April 30 operational plan deadline. “It could be a number of months before we hear back from them on that.&rdquo
Health Minister George Smitherman and Doctor Jim McLEAN, the ministry's primary care lead, visited Owen Sound together in April 2005 to talk about the health teams.
McLEAN said then that it would take about two years to get the local team up and running.

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McARTHUR o@ca.on.grey_county.owen_sound.the_sun_times 2006-05-02 published
MacARTHUR, Malcom Lorne
Lorne passed away peacefully surrounded by the love of his family on Sunday, April 30, 2006 in his 54th year. Lorne was the best friend and husband to the former Linda BIGNELL. He was the loving father to Maxine MOAREFDOUST, Marlene MacARTHUR, and Darcy MacARTHUR and his wife Helen. His memory will be cherished in the hearts of his grandchildren Shiryn, Devon, Ali and Erika as well he will be remembered as Grandpere to his great-grand_son Taylor. Lorne was predeceased by his brother Ken, his mother: Edna PEARD and his father: Mac. Friends are invited to call at the Currie Funeral Home in Chatsworth for visitation on Wednesday afternoon and evening 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m., where the Liturgy of the Word will be said on Thursday afternoon at 2 p.m. As expressions of sympathy, memorial contributions to the Trillium Foundation, Saint_John's Ambulance - Owen Sound or a charity of your choice would be appreciated by the family.

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McARTHUR o@ca.on.grey_county.owen_sound.the_sun_times 2006-05-12 published
DEVRIES, Shirley (BROOKS)
At her residence on Wednesday, May 10th, 2006 at the age of 75 years, the former Shirley BROOKS of Paisley and formerly of Galt. Wife of Leonard DEVRIES of Paisley. Mom of Paul and his wife Nancy of Mildmay, and Carol ASSELIN of Hanover. Grandmother of five grandchildren and two great-grandchildren. She is predeceased by an infant son Alan. Friends may call at the W. Kent Milroy Paisley Chapel, 216 Queen St. S., Paisley from 7 to 9 p.m. on Friday, May 12th and from 1 to 2 p.m. on Saturday at Immanuel Missionary Church, 307 Balaclava Street, Paisley. Funeral service will be conducted in the church on Saturday at 2: 00 p.m. with the Rev. Lloyd MacARTHUR officiating. Interment Starkvale Cemetery. Memorial contributions to the Canadian Cancer Society or the Canadian Diabetes Association would be appreciated as expressions of sympathy. Portrait and memorial online at www.milroyfuneralhomes.com
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McARTHUR o@ca.on.grey_county.owen_sound.the_sun_times 2006-05-13 published
MacARTHUR, John David
Passed away at his home in Kitchener, on Thursday, May 11th, 2006. John David MacARTHUR, of Kitchener and formerly of Durham, in his 47th year. Dear son of Dorothy (ALJOE) SEIM and stepson of the late Ron SEIM. Father of Shane and Brady MacARTHUR. Brother of Kevin MacARTHUR and his friend Deb of Durham, Lyle MacARTHUR and his friend Darlene of Alliston, and the late Cathy MacARTHUR. Fondly remembered by his nieces, nephews, step-brother and step-sisters. Friends may call at the McCulloch-Watson Funeral Home, Durham on Monday from 7 9 p.m. A Celebration of Life for John will be held at the Funeral Home on Tuesday afternoon at 1 o'clock. Cremation to follow. As an expression of sympathy, memorial donations to the Canadian Cancer Society or Durham Minor Hockey would be appreciated by the family.

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McARTHUR o@ca.on.grey_county.owen_sound.the_sun_times 2006-06-09 published
McARTHUR, William " Timber" Mark - Estate of
Notice To Creditors And Others
Creditors and others having claims against the Estate of William "Timber" Mark McARTHUR, late of the City of Owen Sound, in the Country of Grey, who died on or about the 11th day of January, A.D. 2006, are hereby notified to send their fully certified statements to the undersigned solicitor on or before the 9th day of July A.D. 2006, after which date the Estate Trustees will distribute the assets, having regard only to the claims of which they shall have had notice.
Dated at Wiarton, Ontario, this 6th day of June, A.D. 2006.
Jane Elizabeth GILLESPIE and William Gerrard McARTHUR, Estate Trustees
By their solicitor,
Roger M. MORRIS
P.O. Box 429
Wiarton, Ontario
N0H 2T0
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McARTHUR o@ca.on.grey_county.owen_sound.the_sun_times 2006-06-16 published
McARTHUR, William " Timber" Mark - Estate of
Notice To Creditors And Others
Creditors and others having claims against the Estate of William "Timber" Mark McARTHUR, late of the City of Owen Sound, in the Country of Grey, who died on or about the 11th day of January, A.D. 2006, are hereby notified to send their fully certified statements to the undersigned solicitor on or before the 9th day of July A.D. 2006, after which date the Estate Trustees will distribute the assets, having regard only to the claims of which they shall have had notice.
Dated at Wiarton, Ontario, this 6th day of June, A.D. 2006.
Jane Elizabeth GILLESPIE and William Gerrard McARTHUR, Estate Trustees
By their solicitor,
Roger M. MORRIS
P.O. Box 429
Wiarton, Ontario
N0H 2T0
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McARTHUR o@ca.on.grey_county.owen_sound.the_sun_times 2006-06-19 published
McARTHUR, Edna Marion
Passed away peacefully at Woodlands of Sunset, with her family at her side on Friday June 16th 2006, in her 86th year. Beloved wife of the late Les McARTHUR (1992) and loving mother of Mary Jane McARTHUR of Welland, Tom McARTHUR (Debbie) of Pelham, Leslie CHIAPPETTA (Mark) of Welland and Ian McARTHUR (Jodi) of Bolton. Also loved by her grandchildren Kathleen, Alex, Katie, Erin, Jessica, Max, Kerri, Sam, Lauren, Grady and Lindsey. Dear sister of Bill GRADY (Ila) of Owen Sound and the late Jack GRADY. Edna was an avid duplicate bridge player with many bridge clubs in the Niagara Area. Cremation has taken place. Friends will be received by the family at the James L. Pedlar Funeral Home, 1292 Pelham Street Fonthill, from 1: 00 p.m. until time of the Memorial Service at 3: 00 p.m. on Tuesday June 20th 2006. As an expression of sympathy memorial donations may be made to the Alzheimer Society or to the Heart and Stroke Foundation. On line condolences forwarded through www.pedlarfuneralhome.ca A donation in memory of Mrs. McARTHUR is being made to the Welland Hospital Foundation through the Pedlar Funeral Home Lifetime Memories Program.

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McARTHUR o@ca.on.grey_county.owen_sound.the_sun_times 2006-07-21 published
VINER, Robert
Of Hanover, passed away at Hanover and district Hospital, on Thursday, July 20, 2006. He was 74. Survived by wife Betty (HERMAN) VINER, sons Robert (Tomoko) VINER of Richmond, British Columbia, Gerald “Jerry” VINER of Paisley, daughters Jane (Don) FERGUSON of Barrie, Judy VINER of Hepworth and Barb (Bill) HORNE of Stratford, step-son Craig (Rhonda) MacARTHUR of Hanover, 19 grandchildren and 13 great-grandchildren. Also survived by sisters Phyllis (Bert,) Mildred and Audrey, mother-in-law Myrtle HERMAN. Predeceased by first wife Winnifred (GRIFFIN,) step-daughter Joanne LENO, sister Margaret and father-in-law Fred HERMAN. Vistation at Mighton Funeral Home, Hanover, on Friday 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. where a Funeral Service will be held on Saturday, July 22, 2-6 at 3: 30 p.m. Interment in Hanover Cemetery. Memorial donations to the Hanover and District Hospital Palliative Care would be appreciated as expressions of sympathy.
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McARTHUR o@ca.on.grey_county.owen_sound.the_sun_times 2006-10-25 published
McARTHUR, Robert Wallace
At Grey Bruce Health Services, Markdale, Monday October 23, 2006. Robert Wallace McARTHUR of R.R.#6 Markdale in his 65th year. Beloved husband of Dianne (PAMPLIN) McARTHUR. Dear father of Michelle (Shane) TAILOR/TAYLOR of Orangeville, Cary (Kim) McARTHUR of Milton and Chad (Amanda) McARTHUR of Bowmanville. Loving grandfather of Dalton PEARS, Jared TAILOR/TAYLOR, Dakota TAILOR/TAYLOR, Braden McARTHUR and Brenna McARTHUR. Brother-in- law of Brad RICHARDSON. Predeceased by parents Roderick and Florence McARTHUR and sister Donalda RICHARDSON. A funeral service will be held at the May Funeral Home, Markdale Thursday October 26th at 2 p.m. Visitation Thursday from Noon until 2: 00 p.m. If desired, memorial donations to the Centre Grey Health Services Foundation - Building Fund, the Canadian Cancer Society or the charity of your choice would be appreciated.

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McARTHUR o@ca.on.grey_county.owen_sound.the_sun_times 2006-11-14 published
HAYES, Milton
Of Lions head passed away suddenly on Sunday, November 12, 2006 in his 79th year. Cherished husband and best friend of Sarah for 54 years. Dear father of Barbara (Scott) MILLER of Calgary, Alberta, Doug HAYES of Cape Chin, Patricia (Scott) WILSON of Owen Sound, Roger (Sandra) HAYES of Wiarton, Sherry HAYES (Jim MILLER) of Hepworth, Tim HAYES of Lions head and Ted (Phyllis) HAYES of Lions Head. Milton will be sadly missed by 15 grandchildren, 1 great-grandchild and sisters Dorothy (George) MacDONALD of Wiarton, Marilyn (Don) STEWARD/STEWART/STUART of Wiarton, Hazel (Pete) MILNE of Pickering and Shirley (Larry) ADAM/ADAMS of Lions Head. He is also survived by sisters-in-law Ruth McLAY, Reta McLAY and Jean HAYES and brothers-in-law Bruce (Lois) HARDMAN, Alf MEYER and Murdoch McARTHUR as well as many nieces and nephews. Milton was predeceased by his parents Eliza (ROUSE) and Charles HAYES, brothers Cecil and Alfred and sisters Vera FORBES, Hilda McARTHUR and Freda MEYER. The family will receive Friends at the Bethel Missionary Church, 18 Ferndale Road, Lions head on Tuesday, November 14, 2006 from 2: 00 to 4:00 and 7:00 to 9:00 p.m. where the funeral service to celebrate Milton's life will be held on Wednesday, November 15, 2006 at 2: 00 p.m. with Pastor Charles GINGERICH and Rev. Jawn KOLOHON officiating. Interment Eastnor Cemetery. Arrangements entrusted to the George Funeral Home, Wiarton. As expressions of sympathy, donations made to Saint Margaret's Chapel, Cape Chin or the charity of your choice would be appreciated by the family. Condolences may be left for the family at www.georgefuneralhome.com

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McARTHUR o@ca.on.grey_county.owen_sound.the_sun_times 2006-11-20 published
THOMPSON/THOMSON/TOMPSON/TOMSON, Alberta (JORDAN, née HUTCHINSON/HUTCHISON)
Peacefully in Owen Sound, surrounded by the love of her family on Sunday, November 19th, 2006. Alberta (JORDAN) THOMPSON/THOMSON/TOMPSON/TOMSON (nee HUTCHINSON/HUTCHISON) at the age of 75. Dearly beloved wife of the late Howard THOMPSON/THOMSON/TOMPSON/TOMSON. Loving mother of Diane JORDAN, Anne SIMPSON (Carey), Sandi GREGORY (Bruce), Gail JORDAN (J.P. LABELLE), Bonnie WYONCH and Sandy THOMPSON/THOMSON/TOMPSON/TOMSON (Doug ACTON.) Proud grandmother of Trevor SCHWANDT (Val HEAD), Sheldon SCHWANDT (Cindy STAMP), Melissa GREGORY- WARWICK (Andrew), Paige GREGORY (Robbie KAUFMAN), Jordan HALL and Jamie HALL, Heather SHOULDICE (Mark), Kelly WYONCH, Rebecca SIMPSON, Matthew SIMPSON (Nikki McARTHUR), Heidi LUTE (Dave) and Derek ACTON (Kelly O'BRIEN.) Much loved sister of Iola BODDY and Brenda SKINNER (Glen.) Alberta will be missed by her sisters-in-law Marie JORDAN and Susan HUTCHINSON/HUTCHISON. Predeceased by her parents Albert and Melissa HUTCHINSON/HUTCHISON, her brother Carl HUTCHINSON/HUTCHISON, her sisters Dorothy HOLMES and Eleanore LAROCHELLE. Friends may call at the Brian E. Wood Funeral Home, 250 14th Street West, Owen Sound (519-376-7492) on Tuesday from 2: 00-4:00 and 7: 00-9:00 p.m. A Funeral Service for Alberta Thompson will be held in the Funeral Home Chapel on Wednesday, November 22th, 2006 at 11: 00 a.m. with Rev. David SHEARMAN officiating. Interment in Greenwood Cemetery. If so desired, the family would appreciate donations the Canadian Cancer Society or the charity of your choice as your expression of sympathy.

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McARTHUR o@ca.on.grey_county.owen_sound.the_sun_times 2006-12-19 published
McARTHUR, Grace Iris
At the Caressant Care Nursing Home, Harriston on Saturday, December 16, 2006 formerly of Markdale in her 93rd year was the beloved wife of the late Frank. Loving mother of Doug (Marlene) pf Durham, Jim (Sharron) of Mount Forest and the late Brian. She will be loved and remembered by her grandchildren Paula, Jon-Paul McARTHUR, Mike and Bill MATTHEWS and 10 great-grandchildren. Dear sister of Bert HOPPS of St. Catherines and the late Tom. Also survived by her nieces and nephews. Private family arrangements entrusted to the Fawcett Funeral Home, Flesherton. Memorial contributions to the Cookes Presbyterian Church, Markdale, Claire Stewart Medical Centre, Mt. Forest or the charity of your choice would be gratefully appreciated.

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McARTHUR o@ca.on.manitoulin.howland.little_current.manitoulin_expositor 2006-04-12 published
McARTHUR--In memory of my sister Eileen, who passed away April 20th, 2004.
A sadness still comes over us.
Tears in silence often flow.
Memory keeps you ever near us.
Though you died two years ago.
Sadly missed and always remembered by your Sister Marion, John and family.

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McARTHUR o@ca.on.middlesex_county.london.london_free_press 2006-01-19 published
HOWE, Lydia Jean (née McARTHUR)
At her residence on Tuesday, January 17, 2006. Lydia Jean HOWE of R.R.#5, Aylmer in her 88th year. Beloved wife of the late David S. HOWE (1989.) Dear mother of Margaret VANHOUCKE and husband Raymond of R.R.#1, Springfield, Paul HOWE and wife Alice of R.R.#2, Vienna, Elizabeth HOWE and husband Gerard PAYEUR of Hearst, Heather BERGMAN and husband Albert of R.R.#5, Aylmer, John HOWE of R.R.#5, Aylmer, Jim HOWE and wife Marianne of R.R.#1, Aylmer and Tom HOWE and wife Donna of R.R.#5, Aylmer. Sister to Marion HILKO and husband Maurice of St. Catharines and a brother Robert McARTHUR and wife Ruby of Toronto. Also survived by a number of grandchildren, nieces and nephews. Predeceased by a son Mark HOWE (1976) a daughter Mary HOWE (1997,) 3 brothers and 2 sisters. Born in South Dorchester Township on September 3, 1918 daughter of the late John and M. Gertrude (IVEY) McARTHUR. No Visitation and a private family funeral service will be held on Friday, January 20, 2006. Interment, Aylmer Cemetery. Reverend Norman JONES, officiating. Donations to the Heart and Stroke Foundation would be appreciated. Condolences at kebbelfuneralhome.com

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McARTHUR o@ca.on.middlesex_county.london.london_free_press 2006-11-27 published
LEACH/LEECH/LEITCH, Cameron Kerr
Surrounded by his family at the Saint Thomas Elgin General Hospital on Friday November 24, 2006. Cameron Kerr LEACH/LEECH/LEITCH of R.R.#1 Dutton in his 73rd year. Beloved husband of Jacqueline (McWILLIAM) LEACH/LEECH/LEITCH. Loving father of Carrie and Jeff WOODS of Dutton, Cathy and Ken McARTHUR of Comber, John of R.R.#1 Dutton. Beloved grandfather of Matthew, Jackson, Carter, McKenna. Dear brother-in-law of Helen and the late Cameron McWILLIAM of Clachan, Shirley and Bob WALKER of West Lorne, Joan and Richard VEENSTRA of Strathroy. Beloved uncle of several nieces and nephews. Predeceased by his parents John and Jennie (KERR) LEACH/LEECH/LEITCH and an infant brother. Relatives and Friends will be received at the Arn Funeral Home, 193 Shackleton Street, Dutton on Monday 2-4 and 7-9 where the funeral service will be held on Tuesday November 28 at 11 a.m. Interment in Cowal-McBride Cemetery. Donations to the Daffodil Auxiliary-Cancer or Duff Church Largie would be appreciated.

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McARTHUR o@ca.on.middlesex_county.london.london_free_press 2006-12-06 published
LINDLEY, Gladys Irene (formerly McARTHUR, née OLIVER)
Passed away Monday, December 4, 2006 after a long and wonderful life. Loving mother of Lynda (Rick) CAMPBELL and Evelyn (Denis) DOWMAN. Cherished grandmother of Keith CAMPBELL, Doctors Bruce and Lynette PEGLAR and Murray PEGLAR. Sister-in-law of Kay OLIVER and Douglas WRIGHT. Predeceased by her first husband Charles McARTHUR, daughter Christine, second husband Martin LINDLEY and her siblings Corinne, Helen, Mary and Jack, all of Thamesford. She will also be sadly missed by John and Peter LINDLEY and their families, many Friends, nieces and nephews in the Oliver, McArthur and Lindley families and especially Kathi WRIGHT- TURNER. Gladys was a graduate nurse, Class of 1931 from Saint_Joseph's Hospital in Hamilton. She was a member of the Burlington Garden Club and was an avid golfer and curler. Special thanks to Doctor John NOLAN for his care in Gladys' final days. Visitation at Smith's Funeral Home, 485 Brant Street, (one block north of City Hall) Burlington (905-632-3333) on Friday 3-5 and 7-9 p.m. where Funeral Service will be held on Saturday, December 9, 2006 at 11: 00 a.m. Private Interment, Woodland Cemetery, Hamilton on Monday. If desired, expressions of sympathy to the charity of your choice would be sincerely appreciated by the family. www.smithsfh.com

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McARTHUR o@ca.on.simcoe_county.nottawasaga.stayner.stayner_sun 2006-04-19 published
ANDERSON, Wm. Irwin
Passed away at the Elim Homes, Waubaushene on Wednesday, April 12, 2006. Irwin ANDERSON (Formerly of Elmvale) In his 90th year. Beloved husband of the late Dorothy Lillian DICKINSON. Dear father of Sheila (DuWayne) HINTZ of Indianna, Paul (Lynda) ANDERSON of Stayner and Richard ANDERSON of Ajax. Loving grand-father of Heather (Aaron), Holly, Christopher (Renee), Timothy (Chris) and Mark (Stephanie). Loved great grandfather of Taryn, Ian, Isaac, Owen and Keegan. Brother of Hazel HUTCHINSON/HUTCHISON and the late lola McMaster, Vera McARTHUR and Rita STEELE. Friends may call at the Lynn-Stone Funeral Home, Elmvale from 12 Noon to 2 p.m. Friday. Funeral Service in the Chapel on Friday, April 14 at 2 p.m. Interment Creemore Union Cemetery. Memorial Donations to the Diabetes Association, the Gideon Bibles or Elim Homes would be appreciated.
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McARTHUR o@ca.on.york_county.toronto.globe_and_mail 2006-04-14 published
Magnus GUNTHER, Professor And Activist (1934-2006)
Raised in South Africa, he left to escape apartheid and eventually settled in Canada where he regrouped and mounted a private war on the racist regime in Johannesburg. He later became an expert on Inuit land claims
By Douglas McARTHUR, Special to The Globe and Mail, Page S7
Toronto -- The cut and thrust of politics fascinated Magnus GUNTHER. As a youth in Johannesburg and later in the Netherlands, he played active roles in the international student movement and in the struggle against apartheid. When those activities left him without a South African passport, he brought his passion for political science to Canada, where he taught at York and Trent Universities, and took on a number of fact-finding missions for the federal government.
As a student leader, he lobbied for democracy in Franco's Spain, for an end to French rule in Algeria and for black rights in South Africa. Yet he steered clear of Communist groups that had similar aims. As an opponent of apartheid, he gave support from abroad to the African Resistance Movement's campaign of sabotage against property within South Africa. Although always to the left of the political centre, he became a target of leftist critics himself in 1992, over a report he wrote for the federal government. It took the side of Ottawa over Inuit villagers who claimed they had been relocated to the high Arctic against their will.
For more than three decades, Prof. GUNTHER suffered from Crohn's disease, undergoing major surgery and periods of hospitalization. Yet he continued to be involved in international political causes even into his retirement.
"He was a very skillful backroom politician," says John Shingler, a former South African student leader and now a financial consultant in Montreal. "He knew the dynamics of a group and how to garner a majority of support."
Magnus GUNTHER, an only child, was born in Germany in 1934. When he was 2, his parents, Johann and Katerina GUNTHER, moved to Johannesburg to escape the Nazi regime and ensure a Catholic education for their son. But the father was soon interned in his new homeland because of his German nationality. He moved to South-West Africa (now Namibia) when Magnus was 12, leaving the mother to raise the boy.
After dropping out of medical school at 19, Magnus GUNTHER worked underground in a Johannesburg mine. But he hated having to supervise black workers who were more experienced than he was. Later, while attending the University of the Witwatersrand, he served as president of the Student Representative Council in 1957-58 and led a highly-publicized march through the streets of Johannesburg to protest apartheid at the university. He went on to become vice-president of international relations with the National Union of South African Students. From 1959 to 1964, he worked in Leiden, the Netherlands, with the Co-ordinating Secretariat of the International Student Conference, which represented national student organizations from a number of countries. While there he gave speeches, organized conferences, wrote articles and travelled extensively, working to further the group's fights against racism and colonialism.
A rival organization, based in Prague, was believed to be directed from Moscow. But it was years later before he found out that his own group had been largely financed by the U.S. Central Intelligence Agency. Despite the revelation, he continued his Friendship with an American student leader who had known all along. Friends cite that as an example of his forgiving nature.
Michael Stevenson, now president of Simon Fraser University, was involved in student politics at Witwatersrand in the early sixties. He recalls Magnus GUNTHER returning to South Africa from Holland at great personal risk to speak at a student conference. He showed up "like the Scarlet Pimpernel" with no advance publicity and was greeted as legendary hero.
By then, he was giving support from outside the country to the National Committee of Liberation, later the African Resistance Movement, a clandestine anti-apartheid organization of mostly white Liberals. It was founded in 1960 after 250 unarmed blacks were killed or wounded by police during a rally in the Township of Sharpeville. The group supported bombings and sabotage against property and government installations, as long as no people were killed or injured. African Resistance Movement was crushed by the South African government in 1964 after one member, Adrian Leftwich, testified against his associates under threat of execution. By then a professor at the University of York in England, he was disowned by most African Resistance Movement supporters. But Magnus GUNTHER continued to keep in touch.
"His view was there but for the grace of God go I," says Prof. Leftwich.
In his retirement, Prof. GUNTHER chronicled the history of African Resistance Movement in a chapter written for Vol. I of The Road to Democracy in South Africa, published in 2004. He writes there of his personal involvement in a failed attempt to use a Second World War torpedo boat to transport arms and explosives into South Africa and to bring exiles out. He also cites his various unsuccessful attempts to raise money and obtain explosives for African Resistance Movementusing his international student contacts in Algeria and elsewhere.
Leaving his post in Holland, he obtained a doctorate in political science at the University of North Carolina in the mid-1960s. While there he married his first wife, Phyllis SHAFER. With South Africa refusing to issue him a new passport, he was admitted to Canada in 1966 on a laissez-passer permit, which allowed him to teach at York University in Toronto.
Before long he had bought a 60-hectare farm near Keene, Ontario, with a friend and lived on it for a while with his wife and children. He loved ploughing fields with a tractor because it was one place where he could see instantly the results of his labours, says Phyllis GUNTHER. The professor believed he could teach himself to do anything, she says. So he took a course in plumbing and then installed running water and a bathroom in the dilapidated farmhouse.
In 1975, after Prof. GUNTHER was diagnosed with Crohn's disease at 40, he moved from York University to Trent in Peterborough, which was closer to the farm. Otherwise he refused to slow down. Few people were aware of his suffering, says Derek COHEN, a colleague at York. As always Prof. GUNTHER was the centre of attention at any social gathering. Friends say he had an infectious sense of humour, a love of conversation and a sincere concern for the problems of others, as well as a passion for books. While at Trent, Prof. GUNTHER supported many aboriginal and environmental causes, says Bruce HODGINS, then a history professor. The two were among dozens charged with mischief in 1989 for blocking a logging road in the Temagami wilderness in a bid to protect an old-growth forest. He was detained and fingerprinted, but the charges were dropped before trial.
From 1980 to 1983, Prof. GUNTHER took a leave from Trent to serve as a senior policy adviser with the federal ministry of social development in Ottawa as part of an executive exchange. Contacts he made then helped him win a number of future contracts with the federal government. In 1980, the professor separated from his first wife. Six years later, he married Jan DE CRESPIGNY, an Ottawa psychologist who had been born in South Africa.
In 1990, he wrote a report for the federal department of Indian affairs on the overlapping land claims of the Inuit, Métis and Dene in Canada's Arctic. John Parker, a former Northwest Territories Commissioner, used the research as source material when he advised Ottawa on the boundary line that would separate the new territory of Nunavut from the Northwest Territories. He calls Prof. GUNTHER's report "an important piece of work, well-done."
In 1992, the professor found himself embroiled in controversy after he was commissioned to write a report for the same department on the relocation of Inuit families in the early 1950s from Northern Quebec to the high Arctic. The Inuit were seeking compensation from Ottawa, claiming they were dumped and abandoned in order for Canada to assert sovereignty in the far north. Prof. GUNTHER's 400-page report, along with testimony he gave the following year at a royal commission into the issue, asserted that the Inuit were moved to an area where game was abundant, that the government had not acted maliciously and the relocation was actually a success story.
One critic of his stand was Andrew J. Orkin, a McGill professor. Ironically Prof. Orkin was also a South African and an opponent of apartheid, although the men were not aware of this link. In an opinion article in The Globe and Mail, Prof. Orkin wrote: "In short, the government-commissioned report is a systematic assault on the veracity and understanding of the Inuit who have testified about the event and its effects on their lives and society. As a result, it compounds the profound wrong done to them by the relocation itself."
But Sheila Meldrum, a former bureaucrat in the Indian affairs department, says Prof. GUNTHER produced a thorough and competent report, and was criticized only because opinion was polarized on the issue. The royal commission's findings were that Canada's attempt to restore "the natural state of the Inuit" had been "dishonest, inhumane and illegal." Eventually Ottawa paid $10-million in compensation.
After taking early retirement from Trent in 1998, Prof. GUNTHER continued to travel widely in pursuit of his political interests. He attended a United Nations summit against racism in Durban in 2001, was a member of Oxfam Canada's observer mission to the fist post-apartheid elections in South Africa in 1994, and travelled to Ukraine over Christmas in 2004 to monitor elections there.
Magnus GUNTHER was born on September 17, 1934, in Munich. He died in Ottawa on March 7, 2006, two months after being diagnosed with cancer of the pancreas. He was 71. He is survived by his wife Jan de Crespigny, and by his children David, Katherine, Julian and Harriet. He also leaves his first wife Phyllis and three grandchildren.

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McARTHUR o@ca.on.york_county.toronto.globe_and_mail 2006-04-15 published
Mark FARRELL, Newspaper Publisher (1913-2006)
Controversial top man at The Windsor Star and the Montreal Gazette was never reluctant to skewer sacred cows, but always remained a stickler for truth and integrity
By Douglas McARTHUR, Special to Globe and Mail, Page S11
Toronto -- Mark FARRELL arrived as publisher of The Windsor Star in 1969, driving a green Volkswagen Beetle festooned with flower decals. His young daughters, who put them on, had assured him they would easily wash off. They didn't, and the splashy foreign car, in the home of Chrysler Canada, was to become a symbol of a brash new direction for the previously staid newspaper.
During his four years in Windsor, Mr. FARRELL gave the Star's editorial support to the New Democratic Party in the 1972 federal election, the first time any Canadian newspaper had endorsed the party, and organized one of the country's first press councils.
As publisher of the Montreal Gazette, from late 1972 to 1977, he supported language rights for French-speaking Quebeckers and encouraged an era of award-winning investigative journalism. Earlier in his career, he supervised the building of Canada's largest rotogravure printing plant for Standard Publishing in Montreal, and played a key role in creating two of the most-read publications in the country's history, Weekend and Perspectives magazines.
A left-leaning social democrat from his days at McGill University, Mark FARRELL was never reluctant to skewer sacred cows, but was a stickler for truth and integrity. He lived with a stammer he could not control, but never allowed it to hold him back. In his personal time, he was an avid outdoorsman and expert skier, a caring family man and a lover of black poodles.
"Mark was every reporter's dream of what a publisher should be," says Tim Creery, editorial page editor of the Montreal Gazette under Mr. FARRELL. "He stood up to advertising and political pressure on editorial content. He applauded vigorous and deep-digging reporting. He encouraged outspoken editorials favouring the interests of ordinary people and denouncing privilege."
The second of four sons of Montreal stockbroker Gerald FARRELL and the former Eileen O'MEARA, Mark FARRELL was born into money. When he was 6, his father died. The boy attended Selwyn House, a private school in Montreal for a few years until his mother moved the family to England, where he and two brothers went to Ampleforth College, a prestigious Catholic boys' boarding school that their father had attended. In his unpublished memoirs, written with Mr. Creery's assistance, Mr. FARRELL described being the only boy since the school started to receive a caning of 13 strokes.
Returning to Canada, he earned a commerce degree at McGill University, yet the only diploma he ever posted on his office wall was from a six-week sociology course at Moscow University's American Institute. During the Depression, he turned a $5,000 inheritance into nearly $20,000 on the stock market and then lost it all. At the same time, he worked for free as managing editor of Canadian Forum, a left-leaning intellectual magazine, and as treasurer of the Ontario branch of the Co-operative Commonwealth Federation, the predecessor of the New Democratic Party.
After becoming a chartered accountant, he was hired as promotion manager at Montreal Standard Publishing Co. He married his first wife, Joanna WRIGHT, on the eve of the Second World War, but was turned down by the military because of his stammer. Instead, he worked for the British Air Commission in New York, where he became internal auditor and signed cheques totalling $1.5-billion for British purchases of U.S. aircraft and supplies. Returning to Standard Publishing, he became a director and the right-hand man of John McConnell, son of owner J.W. McConnell.
At Standard, he supervised the construction of a state-of-the-art rotogravure printing plant and helped found Weekend and Perspectives, weekly English and French magazines that were carried in Saturday editions of newspapers across the country. Their combined circulation of 2.5-million was a Canadian record.
After separating from his first wife in the late 1940s, Mr. FARRELL married Florence WALL, a Weekend employee, in 1952. In 1969, Mr. FARRELL was hired to run The Windsor Star after two members of the owning GRAYBIEL family died in quick succession. According to his memoirs, he accepted the offer, which he had previously turned down, after being squeezed out in a power struggle at Standard Publishing. Told to act as through he owned The Windsor Star, he redesigned its layout, sponsored a regular broadcast on U.S. Public Television in Detroit to tell Americans about Canada, and made Peter BENESH, an immigrant from Czechoslovakia, a member of the editorial board at the age of 23. Mr. BENESH recalls his boss regularly quoting H.L. Mencken's adage: "A journalist's job is to comfort the afflicted and afflict the comfortable."
While at the Star in 1971, Mr. FARRELL set up a press council to consider local complaints. It became the model for the Ontario Press Council. He also led a successful editorial campaign to bring Windsor's U.S.-owned CKLW radio station into Canadian hands, says Hugh NANGLE, who served under Mr. FARRELL on the editorial boards in both Windsor and Montreal. In 1972, the Southam newspaper chain transferred Mr. FARRELL to Montreal.
Under Mr. FARRELL, The Windsor Star was the first large daily to support the New Democratic Party in a federal election, and the first to call for legalization of marijuana and abortion, Mr. NANGLE says. Mr. FARRELL also curtailed the influence of the Liberal Party over The Windsor Star and of the Conservative Party over the Gazette, he says. Under Mr. FARRELL, the Gazette supported the aspirations of Quebec nationalists, but not calls for separation.
"He was a patrician and had the air of a patrician," says Henry Aubin, an award-winning investigative reporter under Mr. FARRELL and now a Gazette columnist. "He could take on the anglo establishment as one of their own on equal terms. He could have been one of the boys." Mr. Aubin credits Mr. FARRELL with supporting investigative reporting and helping the staff set up a code of ethics for reporters.
Mr. FARRELL had a showdown with The Windsor Star's mechanical unions in 1970, when they staged a two-week sit-in strike in the pressroom. According to James BRUCE, then assistant city editor and later the Star's editor and publisher, Mr. FARRELL staged a sit-in of his own by staying in his office. Publication resumed in two weeks, thanks to a federal labour mediator.
A Time magazine article from the mid-seventies called the Gazette "Canada's most improved newspaper," thanks to Mr. FARRELL and his predecessor, Denis Harvey. It credited Mr. FARRELL with increasing the news budget by 40 per cent in two years, adding editorial staff and hiring managing editor Lindsay Crysler, who launched an era of investigative journalism, and Tim Creery, who gave the editorial and op-ed pages "some bite."
Terry Mosher, the Gazette's editorial cartoonist who signs his drawings Aislin, says Mr. FARRELL gave permission for him to run some controversial pieces early in his career. One of the Queen resulted in the publication of three days of angry letters from readers. Mr. FARRELL left the Gazette in 1977, moving with his wife to a ski property in Stowe, Vt. Later, they moved to Morrisville, Vt. In his retirement, he continued his passion for downhill skiing until 85. His greatest thrill came in 1970, when he did Switzerland's Haute Route, a hut-to-hut trek that involves downhill and cross-country skiing and climbing. Mr. FARRELL talked about social issues even at home, says Willa FARRELL, the youngest of his three daughters. When she was a child, she recalls him lamenting that the newspaper industry was built on the child labour of carrier boys.
Norman Redlich, a former dean of law at New York University and a long-time vacation friend in Vermont, says Mr. FARRELL once told him that the U.S. First Amendment protecting freedom of the press is an old whore that should be retired. "His point was: If you can't verify it, don't print it," Mr. Redlich says. "I've always thought it was an excellent thing for a publisher to say."
Mark FARRELL was born in Montreal on January 22, 1913.
He died of pneumonia on April 6, 2006, in Morrisville, Vt. He was 93. He is survived by his wife, Florence, and their daughters Fiona FARRELL and Willa FARRELL.
He also leaves Sally KININMONTH, his daughter from his marriage to Joanna WRIGHT, several grandchildren and his brother, Charles. An infant son, Mark, died after one day in 1957.

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McARTHUR o@ca.on.york_county.toronto.globe_and_mail 2006-05-11 published
McARTHUR, Jack
Peacefully at home on Tuesday, May 9, 2006 at the age of 79. Predeceased by his wife Marian. Loving father of David and his wife Stephanie, and Greg and his wife Michel. Cherished grandpa to Jeff, Jim, Evonne and Nikki. Dear brother to Betty FERNS and the late Lem and Gay. Jack will be lovingly remembered by his niece Lisa. Jack enjoyed a long career with the Toronto Star. Friends may call at the Turner and Porter Butler Chapel, 4933 Dundas Street West, Etobicoke (between Islington and Kipling Aves.) on Friday from 6-9 p.m. Funeral Service in the Chapel on Saturday, May 13, 2006 at 1 o'clock. Private family interment Riverside Cemetery. If desired, remembrances may be made to the Canadian Diabetes Association.

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McARTHUR o@ca.on.york_county.toronto.globe_and_mail 2006-05-16 published
Brooke FORBES, Radio Producer (1940-2006)
Born a 'red diaper baby,' she entered broadcasting armed with socialist sensibilities and remained true to her principles throughout a long Canadian Broadcasting Corporation career with the shows As It Happens and Sunday Morning
By Douglas McARTHUR, Special to The Globe and Mail, Page S9
Toronto -- Brooke FORBES believed passionately in public radio and in its responsibility to seek out and broadcast the stories of minorities and the underprivileged.
"She made sure we told stories about people on the wrong side of the power equation," says George JAMIESON, a television news assignment editor who once worked with her as a producer on the Canadian Broadcasting Corporation flagship public affairs show As It Happens. "If they needed a voice, she'd make sure they got it."
During a quarter century with Canadian Broadcasting Corporation Radio, Ms. FORBES was a producer at As It Happens, Sunday Morning and The Sunday Edition. She was also instrumental in setting up and running a Canadian Broadcasting Corporation summer camp aimed at teaching the basics of radio to students from minority groups.
Co-workers say she strove to produce radio features that would both entertain and educate listeners, and that her encyclopedic knowledge of music helped provide the perfect accompaniment for any report. They remember her as a person who stopped smiling only to laugh and who loved listening to and telling stories. She was intensely proud of her mixed ethnic heritage and often talked about how a particular issue was seen by her Jamaican, Scottish and Jewish families.
In late 2004, she was diagnosed with esophageal cancer and had to quit work to undergo painful treatments. It was a bitter blow for someone in the communications industry who also loved socialize. But she lived much longer than the doctors predicted, says close friend and fellow radio producer Karen Levine. "She was very stubborn about staying alive."
Brooke FORBES' championship of equal rights and her love of music were rooted in her Toronto childhood. Born early in the Second World War, she was a "red diaper baby" - the child of two committed and activist socialists. She also mingled at an early age with her parents' Friends in the arts and entertainment industries. Her Scottish-born father, William B. FORBES, was a union organizer and journalist. He edited The Clarion and the Canadian Tribune, both left-wing newspapers, and later became publisher of Canadian Printer and Publisher for Maclean Hunter. Her mother, Hazel FORBES (née MOYSTON,) was director of publicity at Toronto's O'Keefe Centre theatre and once took a year off to work in London and Paris for the New China News Agency.
Her maternal grandmother, Daisy MOYSTON, born in Jamaica with a Jewish father, ran a rooming house on Toronto's Bernard Ave. that was frequented by actors and writers. Visiting there as a child, Ms. FORBES sat on the knee of Paul Robeson, the black singer and actor who eventually had his U.S. passport revoked because of his left-wing activities. Years later, she produced a Canadian Broadcasting Corporation radio documentary on Mr. Robeson's life.
She attended Harbord Collegiate in Toronto, but took her final year of high school at Neuchatel, Switzerland. On her return to Canada she spent a year at the University of Toronto and played guitar and sang at popular Toronto folk clubs including the Purple Onion, the Bohemian Embassy and the Village Corner.
In 1962, while working in the coat check at the O'Keefe, she met violist Leslie MALOWANY, who was playing in the theatre's orchestra.
They were married in London and lived there three years, then moved to Montreal, and, in 1975, to Vancouver. While her husband played in the symphony orchestras of all three cities, she was busy looking after a family that grew to four children.
Ms. FORBES had neither experience nor training in radio when she started her career in her late 30s. "She taught herself to edit, tape, write scripts and chase stories," says her daughter Megan FORBES.
She worked first with CFRO, the volunteer station of Vancouver Co-operative Radio, where she hosted a morning show. Moving to Canadian Broadcasting Corporation Vancouver, she served as associate producer of Variety Tonight, which was carried nationally, and of Daybreak, a local morning show.
Hal Wake, who worked with Ms. FORBES in co-op radio, says she made the studio her home and on one occasion, a Christmas broadcast, turned her living room into a studio, hosting her show over the background crackle of a roaring fireplace.
"Brooke was the proverbial 'breath of fresh air' in current affairs, because she didn't fit the earnest journalist profile, at all," says Linda Negrave, a co-worker at Canadian Broadcasting Corporation Vancouver. "She was much too colourful [in both her dress -- she loved bright purples and pinks -- and her take on the world], well-rounded and well-read, with an extensive knowledge of the arts, and just a hoot, who loved to laugh and refused to take anything too seriously."
In the mid-1980s, after going through a divorce, Ms. FORBES moved to Toronto where she held key public affairs positions with Canadian Broadcasting Corporation Radio. While there, she lobbied for increased diversity and convinced the Canadian Broadcasting Corporation in 1990 to start a one-week summer radio camp for high-school students from four designated groups: women, aboriginals, people of colour and the disabled. She organized and taught at it for six years until the network pulled the funding.
Aisha WICKHAM, who attended one of the camps, is now Canadian talent development manager with FLOW 93.5 radio in Toronto. "It had a strong impact on my decision to pursue a career in radio," she says. More recently Ms. FORBES taught radio skills to a group of First Nations teenagers as part of a Vancouver program called Rookie Radio.
On the job, Ms. FORBES was both professional and popular. "She was the kind of person you wanted to tell things to, knowing she could share a tear or a laugh without embarrassment or judgment," says Michael Enright, host of Canadian Broadcasting Corporation's Sunday Edition.
One of her particular interests was black history in the United States and Canada, says Mary Lou Finlay, former host of As It Happens. "She wanted the rest of us to know a lot of stories about African-Canadians we didn't know, and some she didn't know until she'd discover them."
She served as a volunteer director of the Urban Alliance on Race Relations in the 1980s, helping organize a media-monitoring program. "We were doing very serious work," says Carol Tator, who worked with her on the project. "But she made it fun."
After and between her cancer treatments, Ms. FORBES lived at home seeing only family members and close Friends. But she kept in touch with a wide network of admirers through The Brooke Blog, a website created by her son Matthew Malowany. And she made it clear she wanted more than good wishes from those who kept in touch.
"I ask for gossip and you rush out and look under every rock you can find," she wrote on her son's website last December. "Matthew says on the blog, I prefer mail, suddenly the mailman is loaded down. When I say, no e-mail is fine, the box is almost full every day."
Brooke FORBES was born in Toronto on September 29, 1940. She died at her Toronto home on April 22, 2006, 16 months after being diagnosed with esophageal cancer. She was 65. She is survived by a daughter, Megan; three sons. Caedmon, Matthew and Paul and a sister Wendy FORBES. Friends in Vancouver have set up the Brooke Forbes Legacy Fund (604-877-7241) to carry on her work teaching radio skills to minority youth.

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McARTHUR o@ca.on.york_county.toronto.globe_and_mail 2006-05-22 published
Robbery victim dies of head injury
By Greg McARTHUR, Page A9
An autopsy into the death of a 79-year-old man, who was fatally injured during a knifepoint robbery on Wednesday night, has revealed that he died of blunt-impact trauma to the head.
Chan-Ung PARK died in a hospital Saturday at 10: 24 p.m., after being robbed in Dentonia Park, located in Toronto's east end at Danforth Avenue and Victoria Park Avenue.
Toronto police have made two arrests in connection with the robbery.
Since Mr. PARK's death, the investigation has been taken over by the homicide squad.
Although neither person in custody has been charged with the slaying, additional charges may be coming, police say.
Police say that shortly before Mr. PARK was robbed that night, a 35-year-old man was also robbed at knifepoint.
Investigators are asking anyone with any information about Mr. PARK's death to call 416-808-7400 or Crime Stoppers at 516-222-8477.

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McARTHUR o@ca.on.york_county.toronto.globe_and_mail 2006-05-29 published
Couple celebrating wedding anniversary die in crash
Police believe pair were innocent victims of illegal street race
By Greg McARTHUR, Page A1
Toronto -- The cystic fibrosis that kept messing with Rob MANCHESTER's digestive tract had given him a night's reprieve on Saturday, and he and his wife, Lisa, were able to spend their wedding anniversary at an East Side Mario's restaurant.
He felt so much better that the couple decided to chance it, and headed south from the suburbs to Toronto to watch the end of the Edmonton Oilers game.
York Regional Police say there were two young men who decided to chance it that night, too -- by racing their Hondas up Yonge Street in Richmond Hill.
When one of the speeding cars crashed into the MANCHESTERs' as they were making a left turn, the couple was killed, leaving their daughter Katie, 7, without parents.
"She's orphaned because a bunch of kids wanted to do some street racing," said Anita KAMPEN, a friend and neighbour of the MANCHESTERs who used to babysit Katie in the mornings. "It's not just a mother. It's not just a father. It's both. That's a devastating thing to do to somebody.
"What is the point of street racing? It's left families broken."
The tragedy occurred just two days after Prime Minister Stephen Harper promised to create legislation that would specifically target "reckless" street racers and require jail time for repeat offenders.
When he made his announcement, six people in Canada had died as a result of street racing this year.
In January, two Toronto university students in an alleged street race crashed into the taxi cab of a 46-year-old Pakistani man, killing him. In that same month, four men were killed in Vancouver when their car crashed into a lamppost. Another Vancouver driver was killed on the Mother's Day weekend.
York Regional Police have charged one man -- Marco GASPARRO, 18 -- with dangerous driving causing death in conjunction with Saturday's accident. An unidentified young male, believed to be with Mr. GASPARRO, is in critical condition at Sunnybrook Health Sciences Centre, police say.
CTV cameras at the scene of the crash captured the vanity licence plate on one of the smashed cars: REDROCIT.
Mr. MANCHESTER, 46, delivered mail for Canada Post in the suburb of Thornhill, said Ms. KAMPEN, the couple's neighbour. He was a hockey fan, and very active with his daughter, refusing to let the cystic fibrosis get in the way of romping around in the yard with Katie, or sitting among her stuffed animals for a game of "house."
"He was going for a lot of testing lately to see what meds would help him out," Ms. KAMPEN said.
"He had just gone to St. Michael's Hospital and had some more testing done. I think the disease was progressing to the later stages."
Cystic fibrosis is a life-shortening disease that attacks the lungs and digestive system, clogging them with a thick sticky mucus that makes it difficult to breathe and digest food.
Ms. MANCHESTER, 43, worked for the Toronto Construction Association. She started as a secretary more than 10 years ago but quickly moved up, implementing all the association's software programs and running its information systems.
"She learned it on the job," said Bill GOHN, a former executive vice-president with the association.
The family loved animals and the couple also leaves behind a dog, Roxy, and a cat, Bugsy. Yesterday, residents of the family's close-knit street off Lake Avenue in the Toronto suburb of Richmond Hill were reeling.
Ms. KAMPEN said her daughters were still having a difficult time realizing that Katie might not be around any more. The deaths don't appear to have registered with Katie either, who was being babysat by another neighbour at the time of the accident.
"By the end of the week, she'll probably understand more. 'Oh, I don't get to go home to my regular bed' Ms. KAMPEN said. "She closed her eyes and opened them up and it was all gone."
Reaction to Mr. Harper's announcement last week was mixed among many who are fighting to stop street racing.
Raynald Marchand, the manager of traffic safety for the Canada Safety Council, said last week that although deaths from street racing are tragic, "we're concerned about young people's futures, and we are concerned that resources are better spent somewhere else."
Mr. Harper announced that his government would introduce a law creating a new Criminal Code offence to cover those convicted of street racing. The mandatory punishments would escalate from driving prohibitions to prison sentences with successive convictions.
Among the critics of Mr. Harper's announcement were those who pointed out that street racing is in fact speeding, a violation that is covered by provincial statutes that can result in costly fines.
Anyone who kills or injures someone while street racing can be convicted of criminal negligence causing bodily harm or criminal negligence causing death. In the case of the latter, the punishment can be as stiff as life imprisonment.

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McARTHUR o@ca.on.york_county.toronto.globe_and_mail 2006-06-24 published
McARTHUR, William Henry " Harry"
Died peacefully June 18th at Georgetown, in his 98th year. Predeceased a year ago, by his beloved wife, Clara, and previously by his brother Jack, and sisters Jessie, Christine, Jeannette, and Margaret. Lovingly remembered by daughters Mary Lou BROCK (Doug,) and Sue GRANT, grandchildren Steven GRANT, Alison, David, and John Paul (Erin) BROCK, great-granddaughter Madison Belle BROCK, and many nieces and nephews. Harry was born and grew up in the village of Woodville, Ontario, where he went to school with his future life partner, Clara. He played ball and hockey, and remained a fan until the last days of his life. Harry worked for Ontario Hydro for 45 years in many different communities, starting as a lineman, and progressing to the level of area manager. Moving to Peterborough after retirement, Harry and Clara quickly became involved in the community; they enjoyed volunteering for the Red Cross, and Meals on Wheels, and were active members of Trinity United Church. They played bridge, curled, skated, traveled both in Canada and abroad, relaxed at their cottage on Pigeon Lake, and made a lot of Friends with whom they continued to keep in touch. Cremation has taken place. A celebration of Harry's life will be held in the chapel at Trinity United Church, 360 Reid Street, Peterborough at 2: 00 p.m. on Monday, June 26th, 2006. Dad loved to sing; he was a member of many church choirs and other singing groups during his life. He joined in enthusiastically when there was an opportunity to sing the "old songs" or familiar hymns. We remember fondly car rides with the four of us belting out "I'm Looking Over a Four-Leaf Clover" or "In the Little Red School-house". He sang for his care-givers at Extendicare, and his strong baritone (still in tune) dominated many singsongs (he knew all the words). To honour him, raise your voice in song - in the shower, on the street, in church - and remember him, a man who lived simply but well, who loved and was loved, who enjoyed life. If you prefer, you may make a donation to the choir of Trinity United Church, 360 Reid Street, Peterborough, K9J 7G6, or to some other musical group that you wish to support. Arrangements by the Comstock Funeral Home and Cremation Centre, 356 Rubidge Street, Peterborough.

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McARTHUR o@ca.on.york_county.toronto.globe_and_mail 2006-10-03 published
O'NEILL, Mary (née McARTHUR)
On September 21, 2006 after a long well lived life in her 95th year. Predeceased by her beloved husband Jim. Left to cherish countless memories are daughters Sharon O'NEILL and Kathleen (Mark LOWERY/LOWREY/LOWRIE/LOWRY.) Devoted grandchildren Shannon BISSET (Anthony CAVALLIN,) Megan McLENAGHAN (Luke McLENAGHAN,) McArthur and Julie LOWERY/LOWREY/LOWRIE/LOWRY, and great-grandchildren Cael and Ella BISSET- CAVALLIN. One of four sisters, Mary is survived by Margaret CAMPBELL and Helen KURTZ and predeceased by Kay SMYTH. As the wife of an exploration geologist, Mary raised her daughters in Copper Cliff where she was active in the Imperial Order of the Daughters of the Empire, United Church Women's Assoc., the School Board and her many bridge groups. During their retirement Mary and Jim enjoyed travelling and especially their cottage at the French River. As a Mother, Grandmother and Great-Grandmother she provided a wonderful example of a positive outlook with love and laughter. We will miss your sense of humour and smile. As Mom wished, cremation has taken place and her life celebrated by her immediate family. A memorial service will be held on Tuesday, October 10, 2006 -- 4: 00 p.m. at the Copper Cliff United Church. In Mom's memory, family and Friends may make a donation to a charity of their choice.

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McARTHUR o@ca.on.york_county.toronto.globe_and_mail 2006-10-30 published
William SIBBALD, Doctor And Educator (1946-2006)
Physician-in-chief at Sunnybrook and Women's College hospitals in Toronto was an infuriatingly single-minded visionary who guided the city through the severe acute respiratory syndrome crisis and helped alter the nature of intensive-care treatment in Canada
By Douglas McARTHUR, Special to The Globe and Mail, Page S6
Toronto -- Bill SIBBALD was an ideas machine. Strategies, suggestions and potential solutions cascaded from his lips at the Ontario teaching hospitals where he built an international reputation, at global medical conferences and around the family dinner table.
His ideas helped to change the face of intensive-care treatment in Canada, to shape the way health care is delivered in Ontario, to guide Toronto through the severe acute respiratory syndrome crisis of 2003 and to inspire a new generation of critical-care professionals.
Dr. William John SIBBALD was director of critical care at Victoria Hospital in London, Ontario, and a professor at the University of Western Ontario from 1977 until 2000. Then he became physician-in-chief at Toronto's Sunnybrook and Women's College Health Sciences Centre and a professor of medicine at the University of Toronto. In both roles, he was a physician, teacher, leader, mentor and researcher.
"I used to tell people who didn't know him they should ignore something the first time he mentioned it," says Doctor Frank RUTLEDGE, who heads the critical-care programs at Victoria Hospital and Western. "They should pay attention the second time. The third time they should put it at the top of their pile. He threw out so many ideas, if you tried to work on everything the first time it was mentioned, you'd never get anything done." Doctor Steven SHUMAK, deputy physician-in-chief, says many of Doctor SIBBALD's ideas involved medical informatics, the application of computers and information systems to improve patient care and education.
Colleagues remember him as gruff but generous, an infuriatingly single-minded visionary who smoked heavily in his early years to burn off excess energy, but who gave it up after an operation for salivary gland cancer. He was an advocate for those he worked with, giving them his undivided attention in private meetings. In the workplace or on the golf course, he strove for perfection, but often interrupted a game to respond to a BlackBerry message. He occasionally told off-colour jokes and he followed hockey religiously, even when out of the country.
Dr. SIBBALD started work before dawn, even on weekends, so he could be home to spend time with his wife and five children. He coached his sons in hockey, attended his children's sporting events and told them all he was their "biggest cheerleader."
Over his career, Doctor SIBBALD wrote about 250 articles and editorials, more than 70 book chapters and some major textbooks on critical care. He was invited to give some 550 lectures in 16 countries. He held many positions with medical and critical-care associations.
Dr. Ron HOLLIDAY, a general surgeon at Victoria Hospital and a professor of surgery at Western, says Doctor SIBBALD was often thinking of issues five or 10 years down the road. And he always knew who to approach to get around the system. "We called it the SIBBALD end run," he says.
Critical-care experts around the world knew him as a friend and a trendsetter. "He was a fantastic scientist and a great clinician respected by all," says Doctor Jean-Louis Vincent, a professor of intensive care at the Free University of Brussels. "He could always ask the right question and raise the appropriate issue in any kind of debate or scientific discussion."
Bill SIBBALD, as his Friends called him, was the middle of three children of Jack SIBBALD, a banker, and Shirley (née STONE) who grew up in a suburb of Guelph, Ontario As a boy, he played basketball, football, badminton and hockey.
Gale KAY, now a retired Presbyterian minister, babysat him when he was about 12. "He was quite clear that he was going to be a doctor," she says, "not that he wanted to be a doctor, but that he was going to be one."
He was graduated from medical school at the University of Western Ontario in 1970 and stayed on to complete a residency in internal medicine in 1974. That was the year he married Connie ECKERSLEY, a nurse he worked with in intensive care.
From 1974 to 1976, he did a fellowship in critical-care trauma at Wayne State University School of Medicine, in Detroit. The specialty was in its infancy in Canada at the time, and he returned to London as one of the country's few experts in the field.
At the time, Victoria Hospital had become "a massive zone of deferred maintenance," according to Doctor David NAYLOR, president of the University of Toronto and a long-time friend. Doctor Adam LINTON, the hospital's physician-in-chief, put the young Doctor SIBBALD in charge of the intensive-care department where he overcame professional turf wars and put together a team of specialists in medicine, surgery and anesthesia. Doctor Trevor LOBB, an anesthetist at the hospital, says Doctor SIBBALD helped change "a glorified recovery room" into a critical-care trauma centre that treated patients flown in by helicopter and that trained fellows who came from around the world. In 1976, he made the news for using an armed forces pressure suit to control massive bleeding in a patient. A year later, he was in the headlines for telling a medical conference in France that the common practice of lowering the head of a critically ill shock victim might actually have detrimental effects.
In one highly publicized incident, Doctor SIBBALD, accompanied by Dr. HOLLIDAY, went to court in the middle of the night seeking permission for a blood transfusion to save the life of a Jehovah's witness boy. The judge bypassed the family's religious objections by making the boy a ward of the court, allowing the procedure to go ahead.
Much of Doctor SIBBALD's research centred on sepsis (disease-causing agents in the blood), trauma, blood substitutes, and ethical issues involving life-support and end of life. In later years, he branched out into the field of health-care policy and delivery.
For many years, he used sheep to study infections in people. "In our research lab at Victoria Hospital, you could hear the sheep baaing," Doctor HOLLIDAY says. Doctor SIBBALD introduced infections into the animals and studied the effects. Then he treated the sheep, so they didn't have to be destroyed.
He served as co-chairman of a Working Group on Critical Care in Ontario, which presented its findings to the province's health ministry in 1991. Over the years, he received many honours, including a distinguished investigator award from the American College of Critical Care Medicine in 1998.
Dr. SIBBALD turned down many job offers in the United States, and in 2000 he moved to Toronto as Sunnybrook's physician-in-chief. That put him on the front lines when many of the patients from the 2003 epidemic of severe acute respiratory syndrome ended up at Sunnybrook. He threw his back out while dealing with the crisis, so his bed at home became the command post where he kept in contact with officials from hospitals, government and the military.
In one phone call, he told Doctor Tom STEWARD/STEWART/STUART, director of critical care at Toronto's Mount Sinai and University Health Network, that his staff was starting to become ill. "He's a strong man, but he broke down crying," said Doctor STEWARD/STEWART/STUART. "It struck me how soft and sensitive he is."
Two back operations followed. Doctor SIBBALD returned to work after each of them, even though he had to hobble around the hallways.
After the severe acute respiratory syndrome emergency ended, Ontario's ministry of health set up a Critical Care Steering Committee. Doctor SIBBALD and Doctor STEWARD/STEWART/STUART were among its members. Many of Doctor SIBBALD's ideas showed up in the report and are now being implemented, Doctor STEWARD/STEWART/STUART says.
In November, 2004, Doctor SIBBALD was diagnosed with colon cancer. He carried on working and, hoping for a remedy, sought treatment at Roswell Park Cancer Institute in Buffalo. In early September, he was told the end was near. He resigned as Sunnybrook's chief of medicine on September 5 and spent the following week as a patient in the hospital.
Staff members still came to him for advice. Doctor Andreas LAUPACIS, now the director of a research institute at Toronto's Saint Michael's Hospital, asked for his opinion on an upcoming debate. "His eyes lit up," Doctor LAUPACIS says. "His energy came back. He said, 'Look at this article and that article and here's the point I would be making.' "
Dr. SIBBALD went Toronto on September 12. A day later, his fourth grandchild was born in Vancouver. His son Martyn phoned to say the baby would be called William. The next morning Doctor SIBBALD was shown an e-mailed photo of his new namesake. He died later that day.
William John SIBBALD was born in London, Ontario, on June 28, 1946. He died of colon cancer at his Toronto home on September 14, 2006. He was 60. He leaves his wife Connie; children Tammie, Martyn, Robert, Katie and Georgie; four grandchildren; his mother, Shirley, and sisters Nancy DAVIDSON and Susan TAILOR/TAYLOR.

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McARTHUR o@ca.on.york_county.toronto.globe_and_mail 2006-11-06 published
Mississauga youth dies after being hit by truck
By Greg McARTHUR, Page A10
A 16-year-old Mississauga youth died in hospital yesterday, three days after a Ford F-150 pickup truck struck him from behind, knocking him into a ditch and leaving him with brain damage.
Michael KIM was walking north on Mississauga Road on Thursday at 3 p.m. when the truck, which was also travelling north, hit him. The speed limit on the road is 50 kilometres an hour.
The driver, a 47-year-old man from Cameron, has not been charged.

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McARTHUR o@ca.on.york_county.toronto.globe_and_mail 2006-11-06 published
Suspects sought in fatal nightclub shooting
By Greg McARTHUR, Page A10
Peel Regional Police detectives are hunting for suspects who killed a 41-year-old Brampton man early Saturday.
Mervyn SPENCE was shot at about 4 a.m. at 2562 Steeles Ave. E., a licensed nightclub known as Malibu Marie.
Mr. SPENCE was alive when emergency workers arrived, but died in hospital. There were numerous witnesses: at the club but many have not given statements to police.

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McARTHUR o@ca.on.york_county.toronto.globe_and_mail 2006-11-07 published
BARK, W. Donald
(Retired Lawyer from Howell, Fleming)
Passed away peacefully at home surrounded by his family on Friday, November 3rd, 2006 in his 81st year. Loved husband of Joan of 56 years. Dear dad of Robert (Mary), John (Nancy), Steven (Ev), Claire McARTHUR (Tom) and Mary BARK- TEMPLIN (predeceased.) Beloved grampa and mentor of 9 grandchildren. Brother of Chad, John and Molly. Don will be sadly missed by his family and many Friends. A service to celebrate Don's life will be held at George Street United Church (534 George Street North, Peterborough) on Friday, November 10, 2006 at 11: 00 a.m. Reception to follow. In lieu of flowers donations may be made to the George Street United Church or to the charity of your choice through the Little Lake Cemetery, 1-800-672-9652.

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McARTHUR o@ca.on.york_county.toronto.globe_and_mail 2006-11-30 published
James BURK/BURKE, Writer And Editor: (1917-2006)
Paralyzed by an auto accident in 1942, he survived to become one of Canada's longest-surviving paraplegics
By Douglas McARTHUR, Special to The Globe and Mail, Page S9
Toronto -- James BURK/BURKE was 22 and only weeks from getting a pilot's licence when an accident left him paralyzed. The year was 1940 and Toronto's health system was ill equipped to deal with civilian paraplegics. Hospital authorities basically told him to "pray and die," he said later.
He spent long years in institutions before the availability of the personal collapsible wheelchair -- combined with his own willpower -- helped him start a new life on the outside. He worked as a freelance writer and editor, married radio and stage personality Laddie DENNIS, and authored two comic novels in the 1960s. He was to spend more than six decades in a wheelchair and was one of Canada's longest-surviving paraplegics.
"He never allowed himself to be shackled by remorse," says William GEISLER, one of the doctors who helped with his rehabilitation. "He didn't ruminate on what had been. He knew those emotions would sap him of the energy he required." Friends say he avoided talking about his handicap, had a strong sense of humour and was always willing to help others.
For a number of years, Mr. BURK/BURKE edited the Caliper, the journal of the Canadian Paraplegic Association. He also wrote Return to Action, a history of treatment programs for spinal-cord patients. But he never mentioned disabilities in his other writings, which included a physical fitness course, short stories, book reviews for The Globe and Mail and two novels.
Flee Seven Ways (1964) is the rollicking tale of a corrupt businessman. It was published in Britain, the U.S. and Germany to favourable reviews. "A very funny first novel," wrote The New York Times. The paper's Literary Supplement noted: "His novel is a complex construction, bravely undertaken and creditably carried out."
In The Firefly Hunt (1969), mischief and mayhem bedevil the hero after he inherits a castle from an eccentric uncle. Argosy magazine called it "a sparkling Roman-candle of a fantasy." Mr. BURK/BURKE drafted a third novel, but health problems halted completion.
Christened James KAPHALAKOS, he changed his last name to BURK/BURKE as a young man. He was the second of five sons of Panogiotis (Peter) KAPHALAKOS, a Greek immigrant who operated a Toronto coffee business, and his wife, Florence (née COCHRANE.) Young James excelled at school and in athletics but, because of his father's death in 1930, he abandoned his studies. To support his family, he graduated from high school and then went looking for whatever work he could find.
An avid weightlifter with a striking physique, he earned some income as a live model at the Ontario College of Art. But his main job in 1940 was on the bull gang at a paper mill. He was also taking flying lessons at the Toronto Island airport, but only when he had some extra money. That all changed when the car in which he was a passenger was involved in an accident. The impact broke his back and left him paralyzed from the mid-back down.
At the time, life expectancy for paraplegics was considered low. As a result, Mr. BURK/BURKE was given little more than food, a bed to lie in and drugs to fight off infection. In all, he spent seven years at a succession of Toronto hospitals. Later, he said he only talked about those missing years "to counter the canard" that he had spent them in jail.
He gave details of his dreary hospital years in lengthy interviews conducted in the early 1990s by Mary TREMBLAY, an associate professor of health sciences at McMaster University. She used his experiences in a series of academic papers on the evolution of Canada's treatment of spinal-cord injuries.
At Saint Michael's Hospital, nuns asked Mr. BURK/BURKE to accept his fate and make peace with God. "I somehow didn't feel like taking on the chore of dying at that moment," he told Ms. TREMBLAY. The Queen Elizabeth Hospital was "very restrictive" with few activities, but at Runnymede Hospital he found the staff to be more sympathetic. Somehow, he obtained a typewriter and took up writing. One of his first successes as a freelancer was a correspondence course on fitness that he sold through magazine ads.
His life changed dramatically in 1946 when he was visited by Dr. Al JOUSSE and John COUNSELL, a paraplegic veteran who had been injured at Dieppe. Along with neurosurgeon Doctor Harry BOTTERELL, they had helped set up Lyndhurst Lodge in Toronto as a centre for spinal-injury rehabilitation programs for veterans of the Second World War. As a deserving civilian, Mr. BURK/BURKE was squeezed into the program. He began travelling to Lyndhurst for physiotherapy twice a week. More importantly, he was given one of the Everest and Jennings folding, self-propelled wheelchairs that had provided freedom and hope to paraplegic veterans.
In 1948, he moved to the Young Men's Christian Association in downtown Toronto where he pursued his writing career. He wrote short stories and book reviews, and also worked as a copy editor. It was at the Young Men's Christian Association coffee bar that he met Laddie DENNIS, then a stage actress and radio announcer. She later appeared regularly on Canadian Broadcasting Corporation television and became a travel writer. One friend called their romance "the love story of the century." Ms. DENNIS says she "made the first move" and was also the one who proposed. They were married in 1951 and spent their honeymoon in Mexico.
In 1955, they purchased a former five-car garage that once belonged to the historic Falcon Inn in Scarborough. The partly finished structure was considered a white elephant, but the couple turned it into a comfortable home where they often entertained 40 guests at a time.
In 1963, Mr. BURK/BURKE was invited to England to turn his first novel into a screenplay. The project fell through, but along the way he picked up an assignment to write the script for a British Broadcasting Corporation Radio play based on Nikolai Gogol's Diary of a Madman. It starred comedian Kenneth Williams.
Despite his handicap, Mr. BURK/BURKE drove a car, raked lawns, got in and out of a rowboat and even chopped wood.
Mary TREMBLAY started one interview saying she wanted to talk about Mr. BURK/BURKE's ideas about disability. His reply summed up his attitude: "I'm against it."
James BURK/BURKE was born in Toronto on September 16, 1917. He died in Toronto on October 15, 2006, of complications of paraplegia. He was 89. He leaves his wife, Laddie DENNIS, and brothers Paul and Peter KAPHALAKOS.

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McARTHUR o@ca.on.york_county.toronto.toronto_star 2006-01-07 published
WATSON, Charles Henry, B.S.A.
Retired employee of Agriculture Canada, Livestock Division. Life memberships in Heritage Lodge, Peel Lodge, Cathedral Lodge, Toronto Sovereign Chapter, Rose Croix, Toronto Grand Lodge of Perfection and Rameses Temple Shrine (demit 2000), Valley Chapter, Order of the Eastern Star, York Pioneer and Historical Society, Ontario Institute of Agrologists, Agricultural Institute of Canada, Canadian Society of Animal Science, Canadian Agricultural Hall of Fame Association and the Ontario Agricultural Hall of Fame Association.
Graduate of Ontario Agricultural College, Class "39". Born in Todmorden, Ontario on May 4, 1913 to his dear late parents Joseph William and Elsie Constance (DICKSON/DIXON) WATSON. Entered into rest at Providence Healthcare on Thursday, January 5, 2006. Charles, beloved husband of the late Edith Irene (McGREGOR) WATSON. Devoted father and father-in-law of Carol and Gord McARTHUR. Cherished Grandpa of Kathy and Bruce McKENZIE, Jennifer and Nick SOTIRIOU, Heather and Steven KAUFFELDT, Sandra and Graham WHITEHEAD and Great-Grandpa of Alexander, Victoria, Madison, Nikolas, Leiha, Mikaela, Abigail, Charles and Gracyn. Friends may call at the Trull "East Toronto" Funeral Home and Cremation Centre,, 1111 Danforth Ave. (one block east of Donlands Subway) from 2-4 p.m. and 7-9 p.m. Sunday. A Masonic Service will be held Sunday evening at 7: 30 p.m. at Trull "East Toronto" Funeral Home. A Funeral Service will be held in the Chapel on Monday, January 9, 2006 at Eleven O'clock. Memorial refreshments will follow the services in the Chatham Lounge. Private interment, Mount Pleasant Cemetery. By request, memorial donations may be made to the Canadian Diabetes Association or Providence Healthcare Foundation (Houses of Providence).

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McARTHUR o@ca.on.york_county.toronto.toronto_star 2006-01-09 published
McARTHUR, Neil Alexander
Peacefully, at Markham Stouffville Hospital, on Saturday, January 7, 2006, in his 82nd year. Neil, beloved husband of the late Jean. Loving father of David and his wife Sandra, Gloria and her husband Bob RINGWOOD, Susan and her husband Jim MOORE, and Steven and his wife Laurie. Lovingly remembered by his nine grandchildren and six great-grandchildren. Dear brother of Maisie, Margaret, Cathy, and the late Angus and Rod. Friends will be received at the Dixon-Garland Funeral Home, 166 Main St. N. (Markham Rd.), Markham, on Tuesday 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. Service in the Chapel on Wednesday at 1 p.m. Interment Salem Cemetery, Brougham. In lieu of flowers, donations to the Princess Margaret Hospital, Canadian Cancer Society or Markham Stouffville Hospital Palliative Care would be appreciated.

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McARTHUR o@ca.on.york_county.toronto.toronto_star 2006-01-27 published
McARTHUR, Robert " Bob"
Peacefully at St. Michael's Hospital on Robbie Burns Day, Wednesday, January 25, 2006. A lifelong Celtic Footbal Club supporter. Bob McARTHUR was predeceased by his wife Rose. Loved father of Tony (deceased) and his wife Dr. Patricia QUINN- McARTHUR, Winnie EAGER and her husband Barry of Australia, and Bob McARTHUR and his wife Sharon. Dear Grandpa of Jennifer, Suzanne, Stephen, Michael, Elizabeth of Australia; Sarah, and Theresa of Toronto, and two great-grandchildren, Mitchell and Emma. Brother of Margaret McMILLAN of Scotland, Tilly CAIRNS of Australia, and three predeceased siblings. Friends will be received at the Lynett Funeral Home, 3299 Dundas St. West (one block east of Runnymede) Friday 7-9 p.m. Friends are also welcome at St. Joan of Arc Church, 1701 Bloor St. West (east of Keele) on Saturday, January 28 from 10 a.m. until time of Funeral Mass at 11 a.m. Interment Trafalgar Lawn Cemetery, Oakville. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to Hospital for Sick Children Foundation - Mycoplasma Research.

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McARTHUR o@ca.on.york_county.toronto.toronto_star 2006-02-13 published
GALLOWAY, Mary Nevada (née McARTHUR)
Peacefully on Sunday, February 12, 2006 at Lakeshore Lodge Nursing Home at the age of 87 years. Beloved wife of the late George GALLOWAY and the late Earl BROWN. Lovingly remembered by her sister Jessie ALLEN (Ray) and her brother Don McARTHUR (Grace.) Mary is predeceased by her sisters Emily and Marjorie and brothers George and Mel. Cherished aunt of Donna CARDIFF and Marianne REYNOLDS (Tom;) devoted great aunt to Kathy, Kelly, Sara and Jamie. Mary will be fondly remembered by her sister-in-law Dorothy McARTHUR and her many nieces and nephews. Family and Friends will be received at Lynett Funeral Home, 3299 Dundas St. West (one block east of Runnymede Rd.) on Saturday, February 18, 2006 at 10: 00 a.m. until time of the memorial service at 11:00 a.m. followed by interment of cremated remains at Prospect Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, a donation to a charity of choice would be appreciated.

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McARTHUR o@ca.on.york_county.toronto.toronto_star 2006-03-11 published
McARTHUR, Lily Florence " Lillian" (née WATTS)
Peacefully at the Westbury in Etobicoke on Thursday, March 9th 2006, in her 93rd year. Dearly beloved wife of the late Donald McARTHUR. Loving mother of Jim and Heather of Picton, stepmother of Jack and Patricia of Oshawa, Brian and Marilyn of Buckhorn, and Linda of Ottawa, Ontario. Sister of Nellie and Jim, and predeceased by Ada, Agnes, Alice, Bill, Charlie, Ethel, Jennie and Ernie. Sadly missed by all of her extended family. Friends may call at the Turner and Porter Butler Chapel, 4933 Dundas Street West, Etobicoke (between Islington and Kipling Aves.) on Sunday from 1-3 p.m. and 7-9 p.m. Funeral Service will be held in the Chapel on Monday, March 13, 2006 at 1 p.m. Interment to follow at St. John's Dixie Cemetery. For those who wish, donations made to the Canadian Cancer Society or the Canadian Diabetes Association would be appreciated by the family.

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McARTHUR o@ca.on.york_county.toronto.toronto_star 2006-03-19 published
COBURN, William Sidman " Sid"
Veteran of World War 2 and long time resident of Caledon. Peacefully, with his family by his side at Headwaters Health Care Centre, Shelburne Site, on Friday, March 17, 2006 in his 95th year; beloved husband of Mary McARTHUR; loved father of Charles Clifford and his wife Ruth, Alice Sandra PARKINSON and her husband Peter, Keith Thomas and his wife Jean, Janet Elaine DUNSTER and her husband Wayne, Joan Marie DOWDALL and her husband Gordon and Lisa Mary Irene SPEIRS and her husband Bradley; dear grandfather of 13 and great-grandfather of 1; predeceased by his 2 sisters and his 2 brothers. Friends may call at the Dods and McNair Funeral Home and Chapel, 21 First Street, Orangeville, on Sunday from 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. Funeral Service will be from Knox United Church, Hwy. 10 and Hwy. 24, Caledon, on Monday, March 20, 2006 at 2: 00 p.m. As expressions of sympathy, donations to the Knox United Church, Caledon, Building Fund or the Salvation Army Orangeville Corps would be appreciated. (Condolences may be offered to the family at www.dodsandmcnair.com)

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McARTHUR o@ca.on.york_county.toronto.toronto_star 2006-04-11 published
STINSON, Marion (née WILSON)
Passed away peacefully at Trillium McCall Centre on Monday, April 10, 2006 in her 80th year. Beloved wife of George. Much loved mother of George (Jane,) Catharine (Martin BOSSIN,) Donna (Rod McARTHUR,) Gordon (Mary Ann), Bruce (Goretti) and Brian (Cheryl). Loving grandmother of 13 grandchildren and 2 great-grandchildren. Dear sister of Betty MacMILLAN and the late Jack and Joseph, and sister-in-law of Don, Pauline and Irene. Daughter of the late Ernest and Mae WILSON of Sault Ste. Marie. Friends may call at the Turner and Porter Butler Chapel, 4933 Dundas Street West, Etobicoke (between Islington and Kipling Aves.) on Tuesday from 2-4 and 6-9 p.m. Funeral Mass to be held at Nativity of Our Lord Church, 480 Rathburn Rd., Etobicoke on Wednesday, April 12, 2006 at 10 a.m. Interment Queen of Heaven Cemetery. If desired, memorial donations may be made to the St. Vincent de Paul Society.

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McARTHUR o@ca.on.york_county.toronto.toronto_star 2006-04-28 published
CREBER, Margory (née McARTHUR)
Peacefully at the Providence Healthcare Centre, Scarborough, on Wednesday, April 26, 2006, Margory, age 90, beloved wife of the late Robert J. CREBER. Dear mother of Katherine (Ray,) Jack (Jackie), Richard (Virgie), and the late Yvonne and Robert Paul. She is the last of 10 brothers and sisters. Proud grandmother of 8 grandchildren, 15 great-grandchildren and 10 great-great-grandchildren. A service to commemorate Margory's life will be held at Pine Hills Visitation, Chapel and Reception Centre, 625 Birchmount Rd. (N. of St. Clair Ave. E., 416-267-8229) on Monday, May 1, 2006 at 11: 00 a.m., with visitation after 10:30 a.m. Monday, followed by a reception at Pine Hills. If desired, a donation may be made to the Ontario Heart and Stroke Foundation. A special thank you to Doctor Paul KITA and all the staff at the Providence Healthcare Re-Hab Unit and the nursing staff of A-Wing on the 2nd and 5th floors. Everyone was so kind and showed a lot of care.

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McARTHUR o@ca.on.york_county.toronto.toronto_star 2006-07-14 published
Jack McARTHUR, 79: Star editor, columnist
Former business editor knew his stuff
'He was a wonderful curmudgeon'
By Kenneth KIDD, Feature Writer
You could almost get the measure of Jack McARTHUR just by looking at him, not least in what became his natural environment.
Until well into the 1980s, the Toronto Star newsroom was still a sepia place, littered with clanging old typewriters and big, black telephones. The air was filled with yellow smoke.
And there McARTHUR would sit, stooped over his Underwood with a White Owl cigar in his mouth, wearing the same grey cardigan he donned every day at work.
When McARTHUR was writing his business column -- and he did that five times a week, plus a stock market wrap-up for Saturday -- there wasn't a better portrait of sheer concentration amid chaos.
That is how it came to pass that one day, mid-column, McARTHUR blindly tried to put his cigar in the ashtray behind him. He missed. The White Owl rolled away on his desk and was soon igniting a pile of papers.
But McARTHUR just kept on typing, hardly glancing back as John HONDERICH -- then ostensibly his boss as business editor -- rushed over to douse the flames.
"Firefighting was only one part of being the business editor," says HONDERICH, who went on to be the Star's publisher. "Keeping Jack happy was the other. He was a wonderful curmudgeon, truly one of the greats who knew his stuff inside out. He lived business through and through and he was a prolific column writer."
McARTHUR, who retired from the Star in 1991 but kept on writing three freelance columns a week for many years, died Tuesday (May 9) at age 79.
A two-finger typist of the old school, McARTHUR "sounded like a Gatling gun when he was hammering out his column," recalls Star columnist James DAW.
His pronouncements were often pithy, tart and knowing. And despite his intimidating appearance, younger reporters would often seek his expert opinion, usually in the minutes before deadline.
McARTHUR's standard response always began with a kind of howling, half-moan: "Aaaaagghh." That would be followed by something axiomatic, like this one about stock-market gains or losses that investors hadn't actually realized by selling the stock in question: "It was only paper then and it's only paper now."
"God, how I loved him," recalls Diane FRANCIS, who got her start in business journalism at the Star in the 1980s. "We were all kind of frightened of him, but his bark was worse than his bite. He was crusty, but boy, he knew lots."
McARTHUR was likely the only person in the department who read every Bank of Canada Review from cover to cover, along with piles of Statistics Canada reports. But except for his weekly story on the stock market, numbers rarely made their way into his columns.
"He'd just done the research in order to tell the story," says DAW.
And he had a way of seeing through complexity and spin-doctoring, says Helen HENDERSON, a former assistant financial editor and now Star columnist. "He could boil it down to its essence, into something you could understand, without ever talking down to you."
Saskatchewan-born in 1927, McARTHUR went on to take a degree in political science and economics at the University of Saskatchewan before launching his career in journalism. He worked at the Regina Leader-Post and The Western Producer before landing at the Financial Post, where he eventually became Montreal bureau chief.
Beland HONDERICH, then the Star's editor-in-chief, hired McARTHUR in 1960 as business editor, a post he held for the next 14 years, before going back to writing full-time.
In those days, editors also wrote columns and McARTHUR's personnel file soon became filled with praise from senior managers.
"What's he worth to the Star is almost incalculable," wrote one. "He's by far the best financial writer in Canada."
Writing was what mattered to McARTHUR, and he had little patience with the more bureaucratic aspects of newsroom management. Legend has it that McARTHUR once stopped going to management meetings unless Beland HONDERICH specifically asked for his presence.
In a typical memo to senior managers, McARTHUR had a blunt critique of a new budget-making process for the newsroom: "The new one seems fine in theory but bad in practice."
But McARTHUR had a soft underbelly. "The gentler side of Jack was that he was a mentor and a sage to many business reporters," says John HONDERICH. "He always had a moment of time to talk to people. He was a person I constantly went to seeking advice. His judgment was impeccable."
Kenneth KIDD worked with McARTHUR in the 1980s and served as the Star's business editor from 2000 to 2005.

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