Alexander Edgar (Ted) Toogood

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TOOGOOD, Alexander Edgar (Ted) - August 27, 1924 - July 31, 2011 GAME OVER Ted died peacefully at Sunnybrook Health Sciences Centre, Veterans Wing, after a long struggle with Alzheimer's Disease. Joan, his wife of 63 years was at his side. He will be sadly missed by his children Glen Toogood (Diane), Sandra Reeves (David), the late Sharon Hewitt (Bill), Sylvia Naumovski (Lou), Shirley Toogood, Sonya Lester (Ron), his 7 grandchildren Will, Alex, Aubrey, Terence, Stefan, Jordan, Lauren and his sister Doris Fielding and brother John (Jack) Toogood. He graduated from Runnymede Collegiate Institute, University of Toronto, BPHE in 1948, University of West Virginia, MSc in 1958. Ted was a legendary Argo halfback and kick returner (1950-1954). A World War II Veteran. He was the Director of Athletics at Ryerson (1949-1961), and worked as a teacher in Etobicoke for 25 years. In retirement, as a Municipal Councillor in Honey Harbour. Ted's family has donated his brain for research to the Krembil Neuroscience Centre Sports Concussion Project. Family and friends may call at the Turner & Porter "Yorke" Chapel, 2357 Bloor St. W., Toronto, at Windermere, east of Jane subway, on Thursday from 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. A Service of Remembrance will be held at Humber Valley United Church, 76 Anglesey Blvd., Toronto, on Friday, August 5th, 2011 at 11 a.m. If desired, donations to Sunnybrook Health Sciences Centre - Veterans Wing (K or DMH) or the University of Toronto Krembil Neuroscience Centre Sports Concussion Project would be appreciated.

Published in the Toronto Star on Aug. 3, 2011
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