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SARBIN o@ca.on.york_county.toronto.globe_and_mail 2003-04-23 published
Rolf O. KROGER, Ph.D. Professor Emeritus of Psychology University of Toronto
Rolf died, as he lived, with grace, courage, humour and dignity, at home on April 18th, 2003, of advanced prostate cancer. He was the devoted and beloved husband of Linda WOOD. He was the cherished son of Erna KROGER and son-in-law of Adele WOOD; loving brother of Harold and Jurgen KROGER; dear brother-in-law of Wilma KROGER, Edelgard DEDO, Lorraine WOOD, Robert and Deborah WOOD, and Reg WOOD; much loved uncle of Andrew KROGER and Stephen KROGER, Christina and Linda JUHASZ- WOOD, Taylor, Genna and Devon WOOD, Jonathan and Nicole WOOD, Phillippe NOEL, and Jose and David TILLETT, and nephew of Liesl WINTER, Otto WINTER and Alf and Sue MODJESKI. Rolf was born in Hamburg, Germany, on September 28th, 1931. He emigrated to Canada in 1952, and completed a B.A. in psychology at Sir George Williams College (now Concordia University) in 1957. Following his M.A. (1959) at Columbia University, New York, he received his Ph.D. in psychology from the University of California at Berkeley in 1963. His advisor, Prof. Theodore R. SARBIN (Prof. Emeritus, University of California, Santa Cruz,) has continued to be a valued colleague and dear friend, together with Rolf's fellow graduate student, Prof. Karl E. SCHEIBE of Wesleyan University and Karl's wife Wendy. Rolf joined the Department of Psychology at the University of Toronto in 1964 and continued his research and writing in social psychology after retiring in 1996. Rolf's work addressed a variety of topics concerning the individual in the social system. His articles and papers on the social psychology of test-taking, hypnosis, history, epistemology, methodology and the discipline of social psychology all reflected his dissatisfaction with the status quo combined with proposals for new directions. For more than 20 years he has worked with Linda A. WOOD (University of Guelph) on topics in language and social psychology (e.g., terms of address and politeness), and most recently on a book on discourse analysis. At the time of his death, he was working on a discursive critique of the 'Big Five' personality theory enterprise and on stories of his experiences growing up in Germany during the Second World War. Rolf also took great pleasure in teaching and greatly valued the opportunity to work for almost forty years with so many talented and enthusiastic students, both undergraduate and graduate. Rolf was privileged to have many long-lasting Friendships, and he was grateful for the encouragement, help and comfort given by so many, especially Bogna ANDERSSON, Eva and Fred BILD, Clare MacMARTIN and Bill MacKENZIE, Frances NEWMAN and Fred WEINSTEIN, Jesse NISHIHATA, Anne and Michael PETERS, Andrew and Judi WINSTON and Lorraine WOOD. We have also been sustained by the kindness of our neighbours on Walmer Road. We express our particular thanks and appreciation to family physician and friend, Dr. Christine LIPTAY. Our thanks go also to the staff of Princess Margaret Hospital, to the physicians and nurses of the Hospice Palliative Care Network Project, especially Dr. Russell GOLDMAN and nurses Francine BOHN, Joan DYKE, Dwyla HAMILTON, Lynda McKEE and Ella VAN HERREWEGHE, and to the nurses of St. Elizabeth, especially Liz LEADBEATER, Sylvia McCALLUM and Cecilia McPARLAND. Cremation was private. There will be an Open House for remembrance and celebration on Sunday, April 27th (3-7 p.m.), Monday, April 28th (4-8 p.m.) and Tuesday, April 29th (4-8 p.m.) at 98 Walmer Road, Toronto, Ontario M5R 2X7. Please direct any queries to Frances NEWMAN (416-351-0755.) In lieu of flowers, donations to Temmy Latner Centre for Palliative Care (700 University Avenue, Third Floor, Toronto, Ontario M5G 1Z5) or Amnesty International would be appreciated.

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SARGINSON o@ca.on.manitoulin.howland.little_current.manitoulin_expositor 2003-08-13 published
Emily " Lestie" Eileen McMURRAY
In loving memory of Emily "Lestie" Eileen McMURRAY who passed away at the Mindemoya Hospital on Monday, August 4, 2003 at the age of 62 years.
Loving wife of Doug McMURRAY. Loved mother of Jan McMURRAY of Little Current, Rick (Barbara) McMURRAY of Tehkummah, Debbie (Richard) KANKOWSKI of Hamilton. Fondly remembered by 9 grandchildren and 1 great grand child. Dear daughter of Mary BONIFACE of Wikwemikong Nursing Home. Loving sister to Earl KAY (Lolly predeceased) of Espanola, Harry BONIFACE of Tehkummah, Edna SARGINSON (Ron) of Ignace, Leola BONIFACE of Wikwemikong Nursing Home, Predeceased by Ken KAY, Survived by (Janet.)
Remembered fondly by Shirley (Lyle) PYETTE, Eileen (Alvin) PEARSON, Bev (Sandra) McMURRAY, Don (Joan) McMURRAY, Art (Marg) McMURRAY. Remembered by many nieces and nephews. Private Visitation. A graveside service was held on Thursday, August 7, 2003 at Hilly Grove Cemetery. Island Funeral Home.

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SARKISSIAN o@ca.on.york_county.toronto.globe_and_mail 2003-07-05 published
JONES, Carolyn (( DUNCANnée) McKAY)
Born in Halbrite, Saskatchewan, December 5, 1908. Carol died in North Vancouver, British Columbia on June 24, 2003. She was predeceased by her first husband Lewis DUNCAN, Picton, Ontario., and her second husband William JONES of Merrickville, Ontario. Also predeceased by her brother Eric McKAY, her sisters, Doris ADAM/ADAMS, Marion SARKISSIAN and Elizabeth LEE, her niece Elinor BREWERTON and nephew Don McKAY. Carol is survived and will be sadly missed by her nephews Peter HEPPLEWHITE and Ted McKAY, her niece Shirley ATKINS and all of their families as well as many Friends throughout Canada, U.S. and Great Britain. In lieu of flowers, donations in Carol's memory to a charity of their choice will be gratefully acknowledged. Arrangements entrusted to First Memorial Funeral Services, North Vancouver, British Columbia 604-980-3451.

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SAROVIC o@ca.on.york_county.toronto.globe_and_mail 2003-10-16 published
Sludge truck driver dies
By Jeff GRAY/GREY, Thursday, October 16, 2003 - Page A20
A driver hauling Toronto sewage sludge to Michigan died yesterday after being partly buried while unloading his truck.
Police say Jovan SAROVIC, 38, of Kitchener, Ontario, was unloading his tractor trailer around 6: 30 a.m. yesterday at the Carleton Farms Landfill in Michigan, southwest of Detroit's airport.
Detective Corporal Michael CZINSKI of the Sumpter Township Police said Mr. SAROVIC was trying to dump his load of sludge into a trench about 4.5 metres deep.
While he was standing behind the vehicle, the truck's doors apparently flew open prematurely, knocking him into the trench and dumping about a quarter of the truck's load of 35 tonnes of sludge on top of him.
Michael VALCHEV, Mr. SAROVIC's employer, said it was too early to say what caused the accident. "The first priority is to do what the family would like us to do."

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