SLATER, Glen - Passed peacefully on November 17, 2012 at Ian Anderson House, Oakville, Ontario. He was the loving father of Rick and Kathy; friend and former husband of Jacqueline Slater; beloved brother of Myril Baiden, Betty Mitchell and his primary caregivers Jessie Cooper and her husband Anthony, remembered by his nieces, nephews, great-nieces, great- nephews, a great-great-niece and extended family and friends. He was preceded in death by his parents, Winnifred and Gordon Slater, and his brother-in-law, Relph Mitchell. Glen was born on May 31, 1948 and raised in Toronto, Ontario. He pursued a successful career in business in Canada, the United States and London, England for companies such as Unisys, Oracle and most recently, he was Chief Information Officer for Clinical Financial Services. Glen was an avid long distance cyclist, participating in the 1200 km Paris-Brest-Paris race in 1995, 1999 and 2003 in addition to countless other races. The family gratefully acknowledges the care, love and friendship provided to Glen by his friends Dyanne (Lady Dy) and Alek Oleszkowicz during the past 3 years and the excellent professional treatment and support provided to Glen by Dr. Zayid his family doctor, the staff at Princess Margaret Hospital in particular Dr. Andrew Bayley and Anna Dodd and the compassionate care from those at CCAC and Ian Anderson House. As Glen would say, "We're not here for a long time, we're here for a good time." Friends are invited to join the family to celebrate his life on Saturday, December 1, 2012 from 1:30 to 5:00 p.m., with the remembrance program commencing at 2:30 p.m. at Lambton Golf and Country Club, 100 Scarlett Rd., Toronto, Ontario (north of St. Clair Ave. and Dundas St.). In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to Ian Anderson House (Oakville), Princess Margaret Hospital (Toronto) or the
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Published in the Toronto Star on Nov. 24, 2012