Scarborough, Ontario


Scarborough, Ontario


BRIAN JOHN STEWART Retired TTC Official June 27, 1936 - February 2, 2017 Passed away peacefully on February 2, 2017, after a courageous battle with Parkinson's and Dementia. Brian was a sweet, kind, loving man and a brilliant businessman. Brian leaves behind his sweetheart and love of his life of 28 years, Patty. Will be missed by his loving brother Arthur, sister-in- law Edna Stewart and brother- in-law Ian Dunn. Loving father to his children, Stephen (Karen), Andrew and Lynne. Grandfather to Jordan and Lauren. Will be deeply missed by many nieces and nephews in the UK and US. Predeceased by his parents Ella and Charles, brother Patrick and sisters Deirdre and Mary. There are so many people that Brian and Patty would like to thank: Dr. Gelman, Dr. Masellis, Dr. Esufali, Dr. Anne Cottingham, Dr. Peter Riordan and all their staff for their care and compassion. Also CCAC, St. Elizabeth's, SRT Med Staff (special thanks to Alex) and our Parkinson's support groups where we met so many amazing people. Special thank you to the Wiley's and extended family and friends for all your love and support. Big thank you to all of the staff at Amica - Unionville. Especially the 2nd floor Personal Support Workers and nursing staff. The care and love you gave Brian over the past 2.5 years was incredible. You are true healthcare superheroes! Brian came to Canada, from Dublin, Ireland at the age of 19 with $100 in his pocket. He worked hard and was respected in the bus industry. First with Charterways in London, Ontario, then Gray Coach Lines, the Ontario Motor Coach Association and TTC in Toronto. Brian retired from TTC in 1996 to enjoy cottage life with Patty. Always positive even through his health struggles, his glass was always half full! He was an inspiration through some very difficult times. If desired, donations to Parkinson Canada or Markham Stouffville Hospital would be appreciated. The greatest gift you can give a loved one or friend during difficult times... is your time. Cremation has taken place. A celebration of life will be held at a later date. Online condolences may be placed at Rest now my love. You've been through a lot. I will carry your heart with me every day and love you forever. - Patty

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the middle of his life was quite beautiful, thank you Dad for being a very strong man in the middle!

Patty - you are in our thoughts and prayers.
Take comfort knowing Brian is at peace.
Take care,
Donna Bryant and Vince Cosentino

My deepest condolences to Patty and family. I worked with both Patty and Brian at Gray Coach. Brian's smile and dry wit will be missed.

Dear Patty,
My sincere condolences to you and your family. You were such an incredible and loving support for Brian in his last, most difficult years. I wish you peace and comfort in the good memories you shared.

RIP Brian. My condolences to Patty and Brian's family.

When I first started at Gray Coach, Brian was my boss. He was a wonderful man to work for, very kind and understanding.

Annie Stokell

Dear Patty. My deepest Condolences, great loss for you and your Family. May time heal some of the emptiness.

My sympathies to Patty and family. I had the pleasure of working with Brian at Gray Coach Lines and then OMCA. His smile could light up a room.