Desmond-MORTON-Obituary

Desmond Dillon Paul MORTON

Toronto, Ontario

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DESMOND DILLON PAUL MORTON OC CD FRSC Born September 10, 1937 in Calgary, Alberta, he died peacefully at home on September 4, 2019 in Montreal Quebec at 81 years of age. Beloved husband of Gael Eakin; father of David and Marion; granddad to Ava. Remembered fondly by Gael's children, Fay Plant...

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Desmond Morton was a caring professor who inspired those of us who were fortunate enough to have been his students in the Department of History at the University of Toronto in the 1980s. May he find perpetual rest among his colleagues on the other side of the veil. May his family find comfort in their memories and in knowing that they will see him again.

A GREAT CANADIAN MILITARY HISTORIAN AND FRIEND

He helped us to take greater pride in our history, and his writing will continue to do so. With great sympathy to the family.