RIP Paul Fussell 1924-2012

June 4, 2012 by  
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The celebrity obit page in the Globe and Mail for June 4, 2012 has two entries. At the bottom, a four inch obit for Paul Fussell, who died May 23 at age 88. Fussell was a man who wrote two and maybe three great books during his life. One, The Great War and Modern Memory, […]

Too soon, Gio (Gio Tuzi, dead at 37)

November 2, 2010 by  
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RIP Gio Tuzi

RIP: Slobodan Drakulic, 1947-2010

September 29, 2010 by  
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A friend of mine, Slobodan Drakulic, died unexpectedly a few days ago. I hadn’t seen him for almost 18 months, but I missed his company if not on a daily basis, then frequently enough that I was often dimly aware of a resented absence in my life, a hole that could only be filled by […]

Albert James Nielsen, March 14, 1944-March 30, 2010

April 28, 2010 by  
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My oldest friend, Don White, forwarded an obituary to me from the Prince George Citizen the other day. It was for Butch Nielsen, a man both of us were equally close to in our formative last two years of high school and for a few years after that. Butch and I were similar in several […]

Ciccio’s Time

February 1, 2010 by  
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Brian Fawcett loses a cherished neighbour in downtown Toronto

We Don’t Know How Lucky We Are

November 15, 2009 by  
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Brian Fawcett records the end of an exemplary life..

RIP Patwant Singh, 1925-2009

August 29, 2009 by  
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Brian Fawcett meets a wise man.

Robin Blaser, 1925-2009: Death’s Duty

May 8, 2009 by  
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Reflections on the death of poet Robin Blaser.

Remembering Val Ross

February 27, 2008 by  
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Max Fawcett remembers the late Val Ross.

Ed Mirvish, RIP

September 7, 2007 by  
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Brian Fawcett files a column about the differences between the late Ed
Mirvish and Conrad Black. He's been thinking about this all summer,
actually.

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