H.-GUTHRIE-Obituary

H. Donald GUTHRIE

Toronto, Ontario

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H. DONALD GUTHRIE QC, LSM Died after a long illness, aged 90. Survived by Ann, his wife of 65 years; his children, Gay, Barbara (Jason Stewart) and Neil; and grandsons, Geoffrey (Emily) and Hugh (Sophia). Donald was a distinguished fourth-generation lawyer and a devoted member of the Presbyterian...

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LeRoy and I were sad to hear of Don's passing. We have very fond memories of Don & Ann at CAUS events. He loved people and adventure and both were very kind to us. Pat Lenethen

I have memories of Don rushing in our driveway to be on time to sail with my father on Kempenfelt Bay near Shanty Bay. To me he was a long legged hero! The Guthrie's were wonderful neighbours back in those days and Don and Ann kept a soft spot for Shanty Bay long after. We will miss a gentleman and darn good sailor.

I worked with Mr. Guthrie at Cassels Brock for a number of years and learned a tremendous amount from him. I was so sorry to hear of his passing. My condolences to the Guthrie family.

Honourable, honest, and a true professional. I was very lucky to have spent the early part of my career being able to work with and learn from Mr. Guthrie.
Thank you to the Guthrie family for all the years you shared him with those of us at Cassels Brock & Blackwell and peace be with you now.

We have known the Guthries for years as neighbours and friends. We were sorry to hear of Don's passing and send our condolences to his wife and children.

Don Guthrie, a kind, honest and considerate man.

I worked with Donald when I was Chair of the U of T's Governing Council during the late 1980's and early 1990's. It was people like Donald whose professionalism, character, decency and solid judgement contributed to U of T s then and current status as a world class university. U of T's Bicameral governing structure was challenging, to say the least, but no one was more helpful to me, as Chair, than Donald when guiding the Council through some truly complicated situations. He made a real...