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, [...]
RIP Gio Tuzi
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 [...]
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 [...]
Brian Fawcett loses a cherished neighbour in downtown Toronto
Brian Fawcett records the end of an exemplary life..
Brian Fawcett meets a wise man.
Reflections on the death of poet Robin Blaser.
Max Fawcett remembers the late Val Ross.
Brian Fawcett files a column about the differences between the late Ed
Mirvish and Conrad Black. He's been thinking about this all summer,