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Thursday August 24, 2017

Allen M. Linden BA, LLB, LLM,
JSD, QC, OOC


Our shining light has burnt out.
A great man and a great
Canadian has passed peacefully
and surrounded by his loving
family. Son of Louis and Lilly
Lindenbaum (both of blessed
memory). Doting husband to the
beautiful Joanna Maxwell
Linden. Adored, treasured father
to Wendy (Stephen Firestone),
Lisa (Andrew Wiseman) and
Robyn (David Weinberger), very
proud and most cherished
grandfather to Adam (of blessed
memory), Sarah, Danya, Benji, Julia,
Ethan and Tessa, loving sibling
to Sidney (Beverley) and Sandra
loving uncle to many nieces and
nephews. Joanna's children
Kelly, Lisa and Paul Maxwell
(Will) and sister Mary Adams will
also miss him. Friend, teacher,
mentor, colleague and example
to so many. A very proud Officer
of the Order of Canada. An
esteemed and frequently cited
jurist, scholar, author, law
reformer. The Hon. Allen M.
Linden emerged from an
immigrant family from the
Spadina and College area.
Student of Landsdowne P.S.,
Vaughan Rd. C.I., University of
Toronto, UC, Osgoode Hall Law
School, University of California,
Berkeley (where he studied tort
law with the great Fleming and
Prosser.)
Donations can be made to
Princess Margaret Foundation
(416) 946-6560 or the Temmy
Latner Palliative Care Center
(416) 586-8203 who have
provided such incredible care.
   Contact Benjamin's Funeral
Home for funeral services.
  

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