VAN TOEN, DONNA (BENDWELL) Donna died peacefully on December 8, 2018, aged 69. Donna is missed by her children (Geoffrey and Bonnie), who wish to thank staff at the Juravinski and St Michael's Palliative ward for their kindness and care. Also remembered by friends and astrological colleagues around the world. A memorial will be held at a later date. In lieu of flowers, donations can be made to a charity of your choice.
Published by Toronto Star on Dec. 15, 2018.
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Thank you to all for the kind words regarding my mother Donna Van Toen. Hopefully, she is doing things on her terms wherever it is we end up.
Geoff Van Toen
March 31, 2019
I wish to offer my sincere condolences to Donna's family & friends. I attended a few lectures given by her in the 1990's and found her to be a marvelous human being and astonishing astrologer. I was very saddened to hear about her passing.
Carol Timbers
January 11, 2019
Dear Bonnie and Geoffrey,

Your mother was very important in my life, and I'm sure, the lives of many people. I first met her in the 1980's, when she held astrology classes in your home on Bowmore. I still have the notes from her classes and the many readings she did for me over the years. She helped me during all of the important times of my life and I was shaken to learn that she had died.

I remember her for her love of stones - whenever there was a Rock and Gem show, she was there. I still have a massive geode that she brought back from one of her trips to Australia and think of her often when I look at that stone.

Donna was a one-of-a kind. I can still here her voice - slow, but with a profound, and often funny message.

I'm so sorry for your loss. My thoughts are with you.

January 1, 2019
Bye Donna I will miss your friendship!! Rest in peace
Lorraine Hughes
December 27, 2018
It was lovely knowing you, Donna. My caring thoughts go out to your children and those closest to you.
Christopher Gibson
December 27, 2018
The Heavens have gained another Star. I'll miss you, Donna.
December 24, 2018
I trust Donna is on another shore, unseen to us, in the jubilant company of others who celebrate her coming. Condolences to Bonnie, Geoff and friends.
Mary Lou
December 23, 2018
Blessings my dear friend, Donna. Wishing you well on your journey.
Richard Smoot
December 22, 2018
December 19, 2018
At home, among the stars. Blessings <3
Lorraine Valente
December 19, 2018
December 17, 2018
I could not come to you, and so you came to me, across our little "pond". Thank you for the visit, dear one. You will make a believer of me yet. Godspeed home and sincere condolences to the Bonnie and Geoff.
December 15, 2018
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