GALASSO, Joseph - March 6, 1933 - January 27, 2013 Peacefully in Royal Columbian Hospital, New Westminster, BC, with his son by his side. He was born in Toronto and attended Hester How Public School and Jarvis Collegiate. He was always known for his sharp assessment of the political scene and he understood the machinations of the politics of sport. Devoted husband of the late Lorayne Galasso. Father to Darin Galasso (Tara) and grandfather to Ava (his little Angel). Brother to Pasquale Galasso (Janet) and Anthony Galasso (deceased), (Hera). Step-father to Lynne Asplund. He leaves many nieces and nephews.

Published in the Toronto Star on Feb. 15, 2013