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Morton BAIN

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BAIN, Morton
1933 - 2014
In Montreal on June 28, 2014. Survived by his wife and best friend Joan (Fraser), his children Paul, Rebecca (David), Daniel (Julie), Megan Hawley (Chris) and Matthew; grandchildren Maggie, Drew, Emma,Trevor and Jackson. Mort taught high school in Truro, Nova Scotia, Verdun and Westmount. He was a history consultant for the PSBGM and most recently, taught many years in the Faculty of Education at McGill. Mort loved jazz, baseball and single malt scotch. A long- time political activist, he worked for the Deserters Committee during the Vietnam War. Mort was a generous, kind person with strong opinions and never met an argument he didn't engage. There will be no funeral at his request.The family will receive visitors on Saturday, July 12, from 2:00 p.m. - 5:00 p.m. at the family home. Special thanks to Raymond and Christianne at the nursing home where he spent the last two years. In his memory, make a donation to a charity of your choice or do something kind for someone else. Arrangements entrusted to J.J. Cardinal Funeral Home (

Published in The Gazette on July 5, 2014
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