MOLLINS, Carl Wellington - B.A.; journalist Died May 28, 2016, age 84, due to injuries from a fall on his daily walk along Toronto's lakeshore. After working as a porter for the Canadian Pacific Railway, served as an editor and correspondent throughout Europe, in Africa, the Middle East, China, Latin America as well as all regions of the United States, Canada and the Arctic. Assistant to Editor, Westminster Press, London, UK, 1955-56; Sub-Editor, Reuters, London 1956- 61; Canadian Press correspondent, London, UK, 1965-68; Canadian Press Reporter, Parliamentary Editor, News Editor, Ottawa 1968-73; Ottawa Bureau Chief, Toronto Star 1973-74; Assistant Ottawa Bureau Chief, Canadian Press 1974-80; Canadian Press Chief Correspondent, Washington, D.C., 1980-84; Assistant Managing Editor, Executive Editor, Washington Editor, General Editor, Maclean's 1984-2000; Contributing Editor, MoneySense and Canadian Business Magazines 1996-2001. Sessional Lecturer, Carleton University School of Journalism 1974-80. Author/editor: "Maclean's Canada's Century" (1999), "Harry Whitfield Mollins: World War One Diaries" (2015). Born in Windsor, NS, June 25, 1931 to Vera Grace (nee Nickerson) and Rev. Harry Whitfield Mollins, grew up in Ottawa, Brantford, Ontario and Toronto, graduating from Bloor Collegiate Institute in 1950; B.A. Victoria College, University of Toronto, 1954. Remembered in Canada by wife Joan (nee Levett), daughters Tracey, Julie; sister Sybil Ahearne, sister-in-law Bettie Mollins, many nieces and nephews in Canada and the UK. Predeceased by sister Beulah and brother Walter. Many thanks to the Trauma and Neurosurgery Intensive Care Unit at St Michael's Hospital for their kind care. In lieu of flowers, The Stop Community Food Centre is accepting donations in Carl's memory.
Published in Toronto Star on Jun. 6, 2016.