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Nancy Cynthia CLARK
1935 - 2021
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NANCY CYNTHIA CLARK (née Blachford) May 1, 1935-April 8, 2021 Survived by her husband of 62 years, Ian Christie Clark; her children Brenda Trenholme (Quentin Ogier) and Graeme Christie (David Ireland); and her brother, John Blachford. A graduate of McGill (BA, 1956) and Carleton (MA, 1987); art historian; reader; music-lover; walker; traveller; francophile; et montréalaise. The funeral will be strictly private but a celebration of her life will take place at a later date. Donations in her honour can be made to the National Gallery of Canada or to the May Court Hospice, Ottawa, where she received superb care in her final illness.

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Published in The Globe and Mail from Apr. 10 to Apr. 14, 2021.
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May 11, 2021
A truly wonderful lady. It was my great pleasure to come to know Nancy over several decades of working in her home. My heart is saddened with her passing.
Keith E Unitt
May 6, 2021
Ian and family: I wanted to express my sincere condolences to you on the loss of your beloved wife and to your children on the loss of their mother. No matter the circumstance or the age we are never ready to say goodbye. You are all blessed to have so many wonderful memories. Cherish them all. Linda
Linda Cameron
April 16, 2021
My deepest sympathies.May the God of all comfort strengthen the entire family during this time of sorrow. Always remember that God keeps in his memory those whom we lose because they are precious in his eyes (Psalms 116:15)

April 14, 2021
I am terribly sorry to hear of Nancy’s passing. She will be missed by all, including her friends at the National Gallery of Canada. Please accept my heartfelt condolences.
Sonia Del Re
Senior Curator of Prints & Drawings
National Gallery of Canada
Sonia Del Re
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