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"GWO" 2007 Obituary


GWOZDECKY o@ca.on.york_county.toronto.globe_and_mail 2007-12-29 published
HADWEN, Theodore, OLJ PhD
Scholar and Gentleman. Professor Inspired Students For Decades Guelph.
Ted HADWEN, a Professor of Sociology at the University of Guelph for 30 years, died peacefully Thursday December 27, 2007, in his daughter's home, of complications brought on by a stroke. He was 74. Born in Toronto, Professor HADWEN attended University of Toronto Schools, University of British Columbia, Cambridge, and Yale prior to joining the Sociology faculty at University of Southern California in Los Angeles during the tumultuous 1960's. While there he made a lasting contribution to the understanding of race relations in California. One of the founding faculty members of the newly created University of Guelph in 1966, during his tenure teaching, Professor HADWEN also served several years as Chair of the Department of Sociology and Anthropology. His lectures were a source of inspiration to generations of students and he received several teaching awards throughout his career. He was a long-standing member of the Royal Canadian Military Institute in Toronto. Pre-deceased this summer by his brother John and sister Anne, he is survived by his wife of 55 years, Alison, daughters Alden and Wendy (Mark); sons Seymour (Deb) and Harry grandchildren Sylvain (Tracy,) Renaud (Asia,) and Quercy GOLSSE Chloe and Paige HADWEN; Anna and Tea HADWEN; and Jack GWOZDECKY as well as great-grandchildren Oz and Liam GOLSSE. A service will take place January 12th, 11: 00 a.m. at the Church of Saint_James the Apostle in Guelph. Arrangements are being handled by Gilbert Macintyre and son of Guelph (519-822-4731). Donations to Hospice Wellington at 795 Scottsdale Dr., N1G 3R8, Guelph will be gratefully received. The family would like to thank Doctor Nick RUDDOCK, Doctor Marcel DORÉ, the nurses and the staff of 7E at the Guelph General Hospital and all those who helped provide care during Professor HADWEN's illness.

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