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Thursday, October 18, 2018 – Page B16


1944 - 2018

Richard A. Grange passed away on Wednesday, October 10 at the Royal Jubilee Hospital in Victoria after a three-month battle with cancer.

Since being diagnosed on July 27, his wife Jody and his entire family, Brian (Jessie), Lindsay, Kimberly (Nathan), Ian, and grandchildren Ethan and Abigayle have been by his side.

Rick left an indelible impression on those around him, touching the lives of many in Toronto, Vancouver, Victoria, and his home of the past 20 years, Masset, Haida Gwaii.

Rick lived his life unapologetically, with determination and grit, and by setting - and achieving - goals that others often thought unreachable. Those who knew him also knew how quietly generous he was and how he lived to provide for his family and those around him.

Always thinking, planning and building, Rick established his first company in 1970, a contract trucking company named Cart-Rite Cartage Limited. In 1972, he and business partner Brian Legge founded Intercon Security Limited, which operated in both Canada and the United States and grew to be the largest Canadian owned security company at the time. Together, he and Brian went on to build The West Coast Fishing Club, with lodges situated on remote Langara Island and Port Louis and which recently celebrated its 30th year.

There, in Haida Gwaii, Rick found his ultimate home. From the beginning he was passionate about supporting the community and hiring locally. His determination to set higher standards of service in the sport-fishing industry resulted in Masset becoming a transportation hub for all lodge operators and made a lasting impact on the regional economy. He also focused his efforts on ensuring the sustainability of resources and developing large-scale salmon enhancement programs through the Friends of the Yakoun River Society and Friends of the Marble River Society.

Rick built a home and hobby farm in Masset on Tow Hill Road, of which he was extremely proud. Some of his fondest memories involved sharing his dinner table with friends or sitting for hours by the trout pond with Jody, with other family and friends, or on his own.

The family wishes to thank the team of doctors, nurses and health care aides of the eigth floor of the Royal Jubilee Hospital, Patient Care Centre, led by Dr Saltman and Dr Earle, and the BC Cancer Agency. Rick was appreciative of the care he received, as are we. We would also like to thank the friends and loved ones who travelled to visit him in hospital. Rick was always at his best surrounded by those he cared about, and he lived out his last days no differently.

A celebration of Rick's life will be held on November 17, 2018 at the Pacific Gateway Hotel in Richmond, BC from 4:00 - 7:30 p.m. Please contact (604) 233-9232 for more information. A second celebration of life will be held in Haida Gwaii in the spring.


Passed away peacefully on Wednesday, October 10, 2018 in hospital in Oakville, Ontario.

Brian was born in Montreal on April 29, 1939 to Bill and Olive (Street) Hayman. He was married to his high school sweetheart Sue (Sheppard) Hayman until her death in 1982. He had a loving relationship with his children, Brent (deceased 2012), Debbie and Scott and their spouses, Cori, Ted and Brenda. Brian was always so proud of his grandchildren, Luke, Andrea, David, Jackson and Jenna.

Brian will also be missed by sister-in-law and brother-inlaw, Angela (Roo) and Dave Schaffelburg.

A memorial service will be held at St. Jude's Anglican Church, 160 William St, Oakville on Sunday, October 21st at 7 p.m. Condolences can be left at the AfterCare website ( obituaries/Brian-Hayman).


Passed away peacefully in Collingwood, Ontario on September 22, 2018. Tom was born in Toronto on October 29, 1933. On March 2, 1963, he married Shirley Elliott. Tom and Shirley lived in Cobham, England, Quebec City, and for most of their married life in Toronto, Ontario where Tom excelled in the Advertising and Marketing Industry. During his long career Tom was employed at several advertising agencies and for 22 years as Marketing Director at Lever Brothers. He was VP of Sales & Marketing at J.M.

Schnieders in the 1980s. He concluded his career at KPMG in the 1990s and he and Shirley started the next phase of retired life in Collingwood, Ontario.

Along the way, Tom and Shirley raised their two sons, David and Mark. Tom loved to read, ski, golf, and watch the Blue Jays, Leafs and Argos.

He also enjoyed the cinema, PROBUS Club, and his many friends. Tom was a devout Baha'i and his faith brought him comfort after Shirley passed on March 13, 2003.

Tom was predeceased by his parents, Mildred and Tom Sr.

and also by his wife, Shirley.

He is survived by his sons, David (Teresa) of Vancouver and Mark of Collingwood. He will be missed by his loving grandchildren, Alexander and Lucy. The family is forever grateful to his caregiver Gillian Anderson, and also to the cherished friends who brought Tom much joy in his final years.

In keeping with his faith, a Baha'i ceremony was held for Tom on September 24, 2018.

Tom was laid to rest with Shirley at the United Cemetery in Collingwood. A Celebration of Life will be held for family and friends at 12 noon on Sunday, October 28, 2018 at Fawcett Funeral Home, 82 Pine Street, Collingwood, Ontario. Friends may visit Tom's online Book of Memories at


Donald has died. Ever unassuming, he died with the least of fuss, and with characteristic dignity. Donald leaves his adoring wife Adrian. He was predeceased by his first wife Ruth Hutchison Macdonald who died in 1987.

He will be greatly missed by his four daughters, Leigh with son Angus, Nikki with Ned Jackson and daughters, Sarah and Meghan, Althea with children Lucas, Cecil; and Sydney and Sonja with Paul Shaker and son Salim (Sam), his Lang stepchildren Maria (predeceased), Timothy, Gregory (Zuzana Glatzova), Andrew (Jennifer Fritz), Elisabeth (Paul Amirault), Amanda (Geoff Beattie) and Adrian (Ashley Taylor), and with their children, will miss his gentle humour and wry take on the world. He was predeceased by his sister Janet Macdonald Fox and her husband Edmund Fox.

Donald and Ruth shared a life filled with curiosity, travel and learning.

Together they raised a family of four girls, began a political career, and travelled the world. He had a generous heart, and kind spirit. This was evident in his love for Adrian, his wife for 30 years, who lit up his life and face daily with her mere presence. Their romance - which never faded - set a high bar for all who know them.

He will be remembered for his quick wit and fine sense of humour. An impeccable dresser - with the finest collection of silk bow ties - he could also be found in khakis and rubber boots planting hundreds of trees every spring. Dogs and children loved him, and this elegant man who consorted with presidents and prime ministers was never happier than in his reading chair with Lester B. Cat upon his knee.

He found his greatest joy in serving his country. First elected to the House of Commons in 1962 as the Member of Parliament for Rosedale, he served for 16 years through the Liberal governments of both Prime Ministers Lester B. Pearson and Pierre Trudeau. He held many portfolios: Government House Leader, Minister of Defence, Minister of Energy, Mines and Resources, and Minister of Finance.

Upon leaving politics in 1978, he returned to McCarthy and McCarthy but quickly became subsumed in public life again. As he noted, "when your Prime Minister asks, you serve your country." In 1982, he accepted Prime Minister Trudeau's request to chair the Royal Commission on Economic Union and the Development Prospects, known as the Macdonald Commission.

The Commission was responsible for innovative policy recommendations including the early framework that led to the NAFTA agreement. A true statesman, he was subsequently appointed by the Right Honourable Brian Mulroney to serve as Canada's High Commissioner to Great Britain and Northern Ireland where he played a critical role in serving Canada's interests during the creation of the key aspects of the European Union.

Donald was a gentle man, who inherited from his father Donald Angus Macdonald, a love of jazz and a commitment to public service. He would speak proudly of his father's legacy as a World War One veteran and as Canada's last Dominion Forester. His mother, Majorie Isabel Stovel, introduced him to books during summers spent at her father's home who, as owner of the Stovel Publishing House in Winnipeg, had an extraordinary library. His love of reading led to academic success, graduating with a Bachelor of Arts from Trinity College, University of Toronto, Bachelor of Laws from Osgoode Law School, Master of Laws from Harvard University, and a Diploma in International Relations from Cambridge University.

He received many honours over his years of public service including his appointment as a Companion of the Order of Canada, and honorary degrees from the Colorado School of Mines and Engineering, Carleton University, University of New Brunswick, the University of Toronto, and Trinity College, Doctor of Sacred Letters.

He gave joy to his family and friends, like the thousands of trees he planted in his lifetime: an investment of hope and optimism that we will remember as the essence of Donald. And when we do, though our hearts ache, we smile. A funeral service will be held in Our Lady Of Perpetual Help Church, 78 Clifton Road, Toronto, at 3:00 p.m. on Friday, October 19, 2018.


Passed away on August 1, 2018 at the Royal Victoria Regional Health Centre in Barrie, Ontario in his 79th year with his sister Ruth by his side. Son of Ewart and Mildred Maidens. Brother or Carol Mae Maidens and Ruth (the late Joseph) Grandoni. Loving uncle to Matthew Grandoni and Sarah (Matthew) Kyle. Great-uncle to Ayden and Aliyana Grandoni.

Dear friend to John Pohl of Toronto and Frank McDougeal.

A visitation will be held at Hetherington And Deans Funeral Chapel, 5176 Victoria Ave. Niagara Falls, Ontario on Saturday October 20, 2018 from 10:00 a.m. - 11:00 a.m.

A Memorial Service will be held in the Chapel at 11:00 a.m. Interment to take place at a later date.

Online tributes and condolences may be made at www.


Passed away peacefully in his 90th year, at Headwaters Health Care Centre in Orangeville on Monday, October 15, 2018. Dearly beloved husband of Audrey.

Dear father of Brenda (John Barr), Denise (Bill McMechan), Barbara (David Leetham), Donna West and Lenore (Karl Wirtz). Grandfather of Karen, Michael, Matthew, Candice, Justine, Brittney, Madelaine, Laure, Rebecca and Michael.

Friends may attend a memorial service at the Scott Funeral Home, Brampton Chapel (905-451-1100), 289 Main Street North, Brampton on Sunday, October 28, 2018, from 11 a.m. to 12 p.m.

followed by a memorial gathering. Online condolences may be made at

Robert's family would appreciate donations to the Alzheimer Society Canada at Home/Get-involved/Ways-todonate FRANK MANTHEI Happy Birthday to Frank 1960 to 1993 Though you left 25 years ago, today is still our birthday & a celebration of our twin-ship.

You will be forever young & beautiful, while I age gracefully (I hope!).

I cherish the memories & laughter we shared & the lessons you taught me. You are still my hero.

I will always miss you & love you.

Nancy xo In Loving Memory John S. Winter December 9, 1935 October 18, 2017 John is sorely missed by his two brothers, along with his nine nephews and nieces; and two sisters-in-laws. John leaves behind a group of bereaved lifelong friends and respected by all who had the privilege of knowing him.

"Rather than mourn the absence of the flame, let us celebrate how brightly it burned".

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