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1943 - 2013
Ildi passed away peacefully in her sleep on July 4th after a long battle with cancer; she was 69. Predeceased by her parents, Dr. Zoltan and Marta Yorke, she is survived by her husband Bradley, and two children, Lisa (Don LeClair) and Kati (Andrew Collins), and two grandchildren, Samantha and Russell Collins. Ildi was a popular lecturer at Carleton University for close to 40 years. She served several years as Director of Integrated Science and Associate Director of Environmental Science. Ildi was also an active member of Glebe-St. James United Church. In lieu of flowers, donations could be made to the Ildi Munro Scholarship Fund at Carleton University, the Doug Davidson Fund at Glebe-St. James United Church, the Friends of Hospice Ottawa, or the
. The family expresses its thanks to the oncology team of Dr. Vincent Young for extending Ildi's quality of life for over 8 years, as well to the oncology nurses and doctors of 5 East and 6 West at the General campus of the Ottawa Hospital, and to the nurses, staff and volunteers at the Ottawa Hospice at the Embassy West. A memorial service will be held at Glebe-St James United Church on July 20th, 2013 at 2 p.m.
Published in National Post on July 6, 2013