Obituaries

The following obituary features have appeared  in The Globe and Mail, Canada’s National Newspaper. I have been a regular contributor for this newspaper since 2006.

2013

Frederick Lammerich – Painter and Professor

Robert Kerrich – Earth Scientist

Linda Munk – Professor of Literature

Raymond Cohen – Editor and Disability Rights Activist

James Pon – Chinese Canadian Head Tax Payer 

Edmond Boyd – Doctor and Writer

M.L. Knight – Artist and Poet

Roxana Ng – Educator and Activist

Brenda Davies – Manager of Robertson Davies

Elizabeth Brewster – Writer

Don Hamilton – Broadcaster

Joe Farrell – Educator

2012

Cliff Pilkey – Labour Leader

Raymond Souster – Poet and Publisher

Jacqueline McClintock – Acting Coach and Director

Basil Stuart-Stubbs – Librarian

Lillian McGregor – Aboriginal activist and nurse

Trevor Hodge – Professor of Classics 

Ross Kilpatrick – Professor of Classics

Winifred Shantz – Arts Patron

2011

Mary Eady – Educator

Alexandra Dodger – Activist

Trevor Jonasson – Pilot

Donald MacKay – Journalist

Ralph Hayter – Landscape Architect

Arthur Motyer – Writer

Cedric Mah – Pilot

Leslie Laking – Horticulturalist

William Cross – Nuclear Scientist

Douglas Lochhead – Poet and Librarian

Roger Abbott – Comedian

Jane Gillett – Physician

Wasyl Janischewskyj – Electrical Engineer

Peter Morris – Film Historian

Eileen Dailly – Educator

Carol LaPrairie – Criminologist, Sociologist

Dennis Johnson – Publisher

Bob Mackenzie – Politician, Labour Organizer

Mike Myers – Artist

2010

David Ablett – Journalist

Noah Augustine – Aboriginal Leader

George Catleigh – Hat Shop Owner

Stanley Mercer – Surgeon

Gary Mittelholtz – Radio Personality, Outdoor Enthusiast

Trygve Ringereide – Engineering Physicist

Winifred Scott – Educator

2009

Lou Cahill – Communicator

Michael Conlon – Psychiatrist

Rev Michael Dalton – Catholic Monsignor

Wende Davis – Yoga Teacher, Artist

Marguerite Downes – Reservist, Aide-De-Camp

Joan Fox – Film Reviewer

Peter Graham Howe – Air Force Fighter Pilot

Liss Jeffrey – Intellectual

Dr. Susan King – Physician

Joy Langan – MP, Feminist

Edith McCook – Reporter, Columnist

Lionel Orlikow – Educator

John Rodger – Second World War Pilot

James Strutt – Architect

Jerry Thornton – Air Traffic Control Pioneer

Saeko Usukawa – Editor

Patrick White – Jurist

2008

Robin Bell-Irving – Physician

Donald Bews – Physician

Hart Bowsfield – Historian, Archivist

Leonard Butler – Scientist

Jack Carey – Naturalist

Clayton Derstine – Gadfly

Lutz Dille – Photographer

Nancy Fleming – Publisher

KM Graham – Artist

Bill Howes – Pilot, Crash Investigator

Tom Irvine – Sailor, Explorer

Margaret Kidd – Educator, Activist

Harold Latham – Physician

David Morgan – Geologist, Teacher

Mona O’Hearn – Thespian

Eugene Okanee – Aboriginal Advocate

Michael Pyryt – Psychologist

Elspie Shaver – Physician

Joseph Shaw – Thespian

Nancy Sirett – Physician

Dorothy Smythe – Performer

Bob Sprott – Musician, Broadcaster

Michelle Swenarchuk – Activist

Ellen Tallman – Academic, Therapist

Jake Tootoosis – Jurist, Teacher, Aboriginal Activist

Helena Weider – Entrepreneur, Author

2007

Harold Atyeo – Streets Commissioner

Chris Bearchell – Activist

James Crang – Architect

Richard Curnock – Actor

Robert Dixon – Writer, Teacher

Gordon Raymond Elliot – Academic

Adel Fam – Physician

Joan Finnigan – Writer

Pat Griffin – Nurse

Donald Macrae – Scientist

Walter Manthorpe – Engineer

Charles McQuaid – Jurist

Dennis Murphy – Producer, Novelist

Pantziris – Industrialist

Esther Poprupa – Nurse

Sewbarath Ram – Scientist, Teacher

Jannit Robinovitch – Activist

Percy Rodrigues – Thespian

Robert Stacey – Curator

John Trelawny – Botanist

Margaret Avison – Poet

2006

Robert Ariganello – Filmmaker

Fernand Boulanger – Chef, Resistance Fighter

Art Johns – Engineer

Kay Rex – Reporter, Writer

Katherine Riddell Rouillard – Educator

Ed Tchorzewsi – Politician

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