Gerald Howard Waldman
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Gerald Howard Waldman passed away at Princess Margaret Hospital in Toronto, Ontario on September 28th, 2012 where he succumbed to multiple myeloma. He was born on February 8th, 1954 in Moose Jaw, Saskatchewan to Harold and Toba (Rabofsky) Waldman.
Gerald grew up in the city of Moose Jaw Saskatchewan where he graduated from Central Colligate high school.
During his later teenage years Gerald moved to Saskatoon when his family relocated their company headquarters. Later he graduated from the College of Commerce at the University of Saskatchewan.
Throughout Gerald's life he displayed a strong passion for aviation and technology but most of all spending time with his family.Gerald worked for the family soft drink business, Beverage Central Inc., eventually rising through the ranks to become its Chief Operating Officer. Here Gerald honed his talent in logistics and operations management. After the sale of the family business Gerald moved to Toronto where continued to pursue a career in technology and analytics.
Gerald is lovingly remembered by his wife Dorothy Gordon and his children Daniel, Hayley, Abby and his stepson Jake Ringwald. Gerald and Dorothy were married for 11 years and lived in Toronto, Ontario. Gerald will be fondly remembered by his brother Ronald (Shannon) Waldman and his niece Molly Waldman and nephews H. Zachary and Max Waldman, mother in-law Hedy Clara Gordon and sister in-law Judy (Ian) Shapiro and as well as his extended family and friends.
The funeral and interment was held Sunday, September 30th 2012 at Pardes Shalom Cemetery.
We would like to take this opportunity to recognize Dr. Christine Chen whose care and expertise helped inspire Gerald throughout the duration of his illness.
We would appreciate donations to the Gerald Waldman Fund c/o Princess Margaret Hospital Foundation. You can make a donation by visiting the Princess Margaret Hospital Foundation website www.pmhf.ca or by phone by calling the Foundation at 416-946-6560 or toll free at 1-866-224-6560 between 9:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m. EST, Monday to Friday.
Published in The Saskatoon StarPhoenix on Oct. 6, 2012