DONOGHUE, Lynn RCA
Born April 20, 1953, Red Lake, Ontario. Died November 22, 2003, St. Joseph's Hospital, Toronto, Ontario. Lynn leaves to cherish her memory her parents Marjorie (Marni) Donoghue, Meaford, ON and H. Graham Donoghue and his wife Jacqueline, Calgary, AB, her beloved son, Luca Langiano and his father, Domenico Langiano, Toronto, her sister Barbara Vavalidis, husband, Stefanos and sons, Alexander and Philip, London, England, her extended family and many friends.
Lynn was a respected and critically acclaimed artist and portraitist whose strong vibrantly luminous works can be found in galleries and museums across Canada and in private collections internationally. She was elected a member of the Royal Academy of Art in 1991. Lynn was also recognized as an active advocate for many civic and humanitarian causes. She received the Queen's Golden Jubilee Medal for outstanding service to the community in 2002.
Cremation has taken place. A celebratory service will be held at St. Mary Magdeline Anglican Church in January. Date to be announced. Those wishing to remember Lynn may do so by supporting those causes of special interest to her.
Published in The Globe and Mail from Nov. 25 to Nov. 26, 2003.