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OLD o@ca.on.york_county.toronto.globe_and_mail 2007-11-13 published
SHORT, Alan Francis Douglas, P.Eng.
Graduate in Chemical Engineering, University of Alberta (1941), retired from Gulf Canada Resources in Calgary and Toronto. Born in Coleman, Alberta, November 27, 1917. Suddenly on Friday, November 9, 2007 at the Oakville-Trafalgar Memorial Hospital in his 90th year, Alan, beloved husband of Dorothy for 65 years. Loved father of Judith BUTLER (Switzerland), Alan James (Vancouver Island), Mary (Stephen OLD, Ottawa) and the late Roger (Donna, Calgary.) Devoted grandfather of Jason, Eilis, Liam, Sarah, Jamie and Aran Short; Kaitlin Butler REES; Aislinn and Rebecca OLD. Great-grandfather of Vimy GRANT and Mya and Lana CARDINAL. Much loved brother of Frances DUNBAR (Calgary) and dear friend of former son-in-law John BUTLER (St. Catharines.) Since moving from Calgary in 1965, Alan was a proud resident of Old Oakville and was the first president of the Oakville Lakeside Residents' Association. He was an active member of Saint_Jude's Anglican Church in Oakville. His gentle wisdom and kindness will be sadly missed by all who knew him. Funeral service will be held on November 14, 2007, at 2: 00 p.m. at Saint_Jude's Church, 160 William Street, Oakville, Ontario L6J 1C5, followed by interment in Saint_Jude's Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, donations to Saint_Jude's Church Memorial Fund would be appreciated. Condolences may be made through www.koprivataylor.com

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OLDENBARNEVELD o@ca.on.york_county.toronto.globe_and_mail 2007-06-14 published
CLARKE, Alan Martin (August 1, 1929-June 12, 2007)
After a full and wonderful life, and a long struggle with Parkinson's Disease, Alan died in Toronto on June 12, 2007 at the age of 77. Alan cherished his family, and will be forever missed by his beloved children Andrew (Lucy VAN OLDENBARNEVELD,) Beth (Laura CABOTT,) Jeffrey (Jane RUPERT,) and Matthew Devlin (Alexandra KIRBY,) his granddaughters, Ella and Grace, and Margot, his wife of 40 years. He leaves behind his brother Edgar (Betty), his sisters, Mary (Haruo KAWAI,) Harriet (Jacob ENNS) and Margaret (Sidney TJEPKEMA, his sister-in-law, Vicki BRODDY, and many nieces, nephews and life-long Friends. The son of Emily (EDGAR) and Lorne CLARKE, Alan was born in Stratford, spent his early years in Sudbury and his childhood and teenage years in Ottawa South. He graduated from Glebe Collegiate Institute and Victoria College, University of Toronto with a bachelor's degree in philosophy and ethics. Alan dedicated his life to social change through adult education, and community development. He was also a committed advocate for human rights. In the 1950s he spent several summers as a labourer/teacher and then supervisor for Frontier College beginning a lifelong interest in fostering adult literacy. He worked for ten years with the Young Men's Christian Association at various branches in Toronto. In 1958 he was the founder and first director of The Centre for Adult Education at the North Toronto branch which led to the founding of York University in 1959. From 1960 to 1966 he was Executive Director of the Canadian Citizenship Council and concurrently, for three years, of the Canadian Centenary Council. His next challenge was as the first Executive Director of the Company of Young Canadians, 1966 to 1968. He began a fifteen year tenure at Algonquin College in 1970 as the Director of the Demonstration Project in Community Development and then as the Director of Continuing Education. In 1985-86 he was Advisor to the Canadian Emergency Coordinator for the African Famine. The last ten years of his formal working career were as Communications Advisor for the International Joint Commission. Throughout his working life and as a volunteer in retirement, Alan worked with many local, national and international organizations, contributing, among others, to Project 4000, the Movement for Canadian Literacy, and the United Nations Association in Canada. He was a contributing author to 'Strong and Free: a Response to the War Measures Act', in 1970. Alan's family would like to express a great debt of thanks to the 3rd and 4th floor staff at the North York Seniors Health Centre, especially Lidia and Mary-Helene. The family would also like to thank Estelle REED for the love and care she provided in Alan's last years. A memorial service celebrating Alan's life and legacy will be held in Ottawa at the First Unitarian Congregation, 30 Cleary Avenue, on Sunday June 17, at 3: 30 p.m. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made in Alan's memory to the Parkinson Society of Ottawa, 1053 Carling Avenue, Ottawa, K1Y 4E9.

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OLDFIELD o@ca.on.grey_county.artemesia.flesherton.the_flesherton_advance 2007-07-25 published
WHEELER, Doug
The family wishes to express their sincere thanks to Friends, relatives, neighbours and patients for their many acts of kindness, food, cards, floral tributes and donations following the loss of their beloved Doug. Special thanks to Rev. Janet ERIKSEN for her words of comfort; Audrey OLDFIELD for her gift of music the United Church Women for the luncheon served; the McMillan and Jack Funeral Home for their guidance and support; Kim and Michelle for their continued commitment to our patients and to Dr. WINFIELD, the physicians and staff of Markdale Hospital for their wonderful care and making it possible for Doug to come home. Your care and support is greatly appreciated and will be remembered always. Caitlynn, Lucas and Kim.
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OLDFIELD o@ca.on.simcoe_county.nottawasaga.stayner.stayner_sun 2007-08-01 published
OLDFIELD, Lois Yvonne
At the General and Marine Hospital, Collingwood, Ontario on Saturday July 28th, 2007 in her 80th year. Yvonne, beloved wife of the late Arthur Edward OLDFIELD (July 27, 2006.) Loving mother to Ken OLDFIELD and his wife Lori of Oakville and son-in-law Basil ADAM/ADAMS of Ajax. Predeceased by one daughter Dwaine (2005.) Sister-in-law to Ken OLDFIELD of Bradford. Grandma of Bradley Wiley ADAM/ADAMS and his wife Patricia, Chad ARTHUR of Oldfield and Jordan Lee OLDFIELD. Great-grandma to Riley ADAM/ADAMS, Shannon ADAM/ADAMS and Taylor HOOGLAND. Visitation was held at the Watts Funeral Home and Cremation Centre 132 River Road East, Wasaga Beach (1 block East of Main Street) on Tuesday July 31, 2007 at 1 p.m. Donations to the Breast Cancer Research at General and Marine Hospital, Collingwood, Ontario would be appreciated. Cremation.
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OLDS o@ca.on.grey_county.owen_sound.the_sun_times 2007-06-06 published
LIBBY, John “Jack&rdquo
Of Lions head passed away peacefully at Golden Dawn Nursing Home on Sunday, June 3, 2007 in his 88th year. Cherished father of Barbara (Randle) BROWN of Lion's head and special friend and grandfather of Matthew BROWN of Toronto. He will be sadly missed by his sister Georgina (Doug) SHURGOLD of St. Catharines and sister-in-law Mary Jane LIBBY of Toronto. John spent many hours playing cards and Jim PETERMAN has lost a true friend and opponent. John was predeceased by his wife Ruth, parents Katie (DUKE) and Clarence LIBBY, his brother Al LIBBY and his sisters Grace LIBBY, Lillian OLDS and Geraldine CONRON. Cremation has taken place. There will be a graveside service at Eastnor Cemetery, Lion's head on Saturday, June 16, 2007 at 2: 00 p.m. with Pastor Billy STRACHAN officiating. Arrangements entrusted to the George Funeral Home, Wiarton. Donations made to the Golden Dawn Nursing Home would be appreciated by the family as expressions of sympathy. Condolences may be sent to the family at www.georgefuneralhome.com

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OLDS o@ca.on.york_county.toronto.globe_and_mail 2007-06-06 published
LIBBY, John " Jack"
Of Lions head passed away peacefully at Golden Dawn Nursing Home on Sunday, June 3, 2007 in his 88th year. Cherished father of Barbara (RANDLE) BROWN of Toronto and special friend and grandfather of Matthew BROWN of Toronto. He will be sadly missed by his sister Georgina (Doug) SHURGOLD of St. Catharines and sister-in-law Mary Jane LIBBY of Toronto. John spent many hours playing cards and many have lost a true friend and opponent. John was predeceased by his wife Ruth, parents Katie (DUKE) and Clarence LIBBY, his brother Al LIBBY and his sisters Grace LIBBY, Lillian OLDS and Geraldine CONRON. Cremation has taken place. There will be a graveside service at Eastnor Cemetery, Lion's head on Saturday, June 16, 2007 at 2: 00 p.m. with Pastor Billy STRACHAN officiating. Arrangements entrusted to the George Funeral Home, Wiarton. Donations made to the Golden Dawn Nursing Home would be appreciated by the family as expressions of sympathy. Condolences may be sent to the family at www.georgefuneralhome.com

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