James MacKay – In Memoriam

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It is with sadness that I have to tell you that Jim MacKay has died.  It is comforting to know that he died in the manner and time of his choosing, surrounded by his family.

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Jeanette Clark – In Memoriam

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Jeanette Clark passed away peacefully at Sunnybrook Palliative Care from a recurrence of lymphoma. For many years she was an enthusiastic member of the Academy, as participant, committee member and facilitator.

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Margaret Sandusky – In Memoriam

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  We regret to tell you that Margaret died peacefully at St. Michael’s Hospital after a long battle with Alzheimer’s on March 9, 2024, one day after her 83rd birthday. She lived a loving, full and adventurous life. She was a radio controller with the Royal Canadian Air Force Reserves, graduated from the TGH School…

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Jim McCartney – In Memoriam 

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It is with sadness that I must tell you that Jim McCartney died on March 15, 2024, just a week after his 88th birthday. Jim and I were co-facilitators of the Economist Readers for many years. Jim was also a valued member of many workshops during his time with the Academy. He had a wealth of…

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Ralph Garber – In Memoriam

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Ralph Garber died on December 6th , at the grand old age of 98. Ralph and his late wife, Eileen, were active members of the Academy for many years, always active participants in the workshops they attended. Ralph served as a president of the Academy in the early 2000s.

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Barbara Nancy Gory – In Memoriam

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Barbara Gory passed away peacefully at Toronto Grace Hospital at the age of 95. She had lived a very active and engaged life and was a former president of the Academy.

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Nancy R. Hall – In Memoriam

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Nancy Hall passed away peacefully at Humber River Hospital as a result of complications from Alzheimer’s. Nancy was an avid traveller and dedicated educator both in Canada and abroad.

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Diane Edith Smith – In Memoriam

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Diane was born in Montreal but lived most of her life in Toronto. She graduated from York University with a degree in English and continued her love of learning and volunteering by tutoring students and running workshops for adults with learning disabilities at Frontier College.

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George Davies – In Memoriam

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George Davies was a kind, gentle and insightful person who cared for the needs of others.  Through the many roles that he played as a professional, colleague, friend, and family man, he was highly regarded as someone with integrity, a strategic thinker who was not afraid to speak up defending the truth.

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Don Cooper – In Memoriam

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It is with great sadness that we share the passing of Don Cooper. Don might be best described as the finest type of Academy member – interested in different ideas, in discussion with colleagues, and willing to try something new. 

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