Donald Mackenzie Landon

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LANDON, The Rev. Canon Donald M. - Died in Toronto, Ontario on October 28, 2012. Donald Mackenzie Landon, only child of the late Norman E. Landon (1897-1980) and the late Jessie N. Ferguson (1892-1987) and adopted uncle of Afghan-born Jalal Sayed. Born in Winnipeg in 1930. Graduate of UTS and the University of Toronto. Ordained a deacon in 1958; priested in 1959. Served the Anglican Diocese of Algoma Orrville (1957-1959), Thunder Bay (1959-1962 and 1971-1981), Sault Ste Marie (1962-1971) and North Bay (1981-1995). Also served the Diocese of Toronto as priest-in- charge of the Church of the Advent 2003-2004. Elected to represent Algoma Diocese at seven General Synods of the Anglican Church of Canada and served on the church's National Executive Council. Member of the only sitting of the Anglican Church's Supreme Court 1989. Funeral Service at Church of the Advent, 40 Pritchard Ave. (near Jane and St. Clair), Toronto, on Monday, November 5 at 11:00 a.m. In lieu of flowers, donations to the Church of the Advent Building Fund will be gratefully acknowledged.

Published in the Toronto Star from Nov. 3 to Nov. 4, 2012