Brian Alexander Beck

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BECK, Brian Alexander - On August 2, 2010 at 71, Brian passed away with his 'little boy' by his side. Beloved father of Sandy Beck (Heidi). Proud Grampa of Peter and Charlie. Brian was born on October 26, 1938 and lived his entire life in Toronto. He is predeceased by his parents George and Doris (nee Tilley). Brian was the younger brother of Joan Backway of Kitchener and George (Susie) of Newmarket. He will be missed by lifelong friend Pete Broughton of Toronto and many cousins, nieces and nephews as well as his colleagues at IATSE Local 873. Brian worked in the filming industry in Toronto for 50 years and retired in 2009. Thank you to the staff at Toronto General Hospital CVICU for their special care and compassion. There will be no funeral. A Celebration of Life will occur on Sunday, August 15th at 2 p.m. at Sandy's home.

Published in the Toronto Star on Aug. 4, 2010