Brett Enemark, 1948-2017, RIP

October 12, 2017 by  
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Brian Fawcett posts an obituary for–and something of an apology to–an old friend who died a few months ago.

RIP Henry Hoekema

October 12, 2017 by  
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A belated obituary for a man who deserved better than he got from life.

John Asbhbery (1927-2017)

September 4, 2017 by  
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John Ashbbery.

Larry Fagin and Prose Poems

May 28, 2017 by  
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Larry Fagin (1937-2017) thought that a lot of life was “off-the-cuff” and that “prose poems” were one way of conveying that insight.

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..

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