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ALBERT EDELSTEIN (Abi) On Saturday, May 1, 2021 at home in Toronto. Our much-loved family patriarch, collector of papers, repairer of watches, and taker of pictures. Beloved husband of Ruth Edelstein for 72 years. Loving father and father-in-law of Annette (z'l) and Robert Joseph, Barry and Brenda Edelstein, Gayle and Jeffrey Jackson, and Deena and Menachem Mendlowitz. Loving grandfather to 11 close-knit grandchildren and 14 great-grandchildren in Toronto and Israel. Founding member and long-time chair of the Queen-Broadview (now Riverside) BIA, and lifelong devotee to public art and Yiddishkeit. With gratitude to Michelle Ligot and Jenny Castillo. Memorial donations may be made to BC Cancer Foundation - or 604-877-6040.

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Published in The Globe and Mail from May 3 to May 7, 2021.
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May 4, 2021
Dear Ruth and family,

My sincere condolences on the passing of Albert. His kindness and mentorship on Queen street was remarkable.


Gary Lancaster
G.B. Lancaster Consultants Ltd.
Gary Lancaster
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