July 30, 1956 – March 2, 2018
Passed away peacefully at Toronto's Sunnybrook Hospital Palliative Care Unit on March 2, 2018, in his 62nd year. He will be forever loved, cherished and missed by his wife, Lucy; his father, Murray; brother, Ian (Hilary); nephew, Eric; step-son, John (Chiara); grandson, Rio; extended family and friends and his extensive Ryerson family. Dana was predeceased by his mother, Eleanor (2016) and his aunt, Loreena (2017).
Dana was a beloved, award-winning Professor at Ryerson's RTA school of media. He lived his life to the end with grace, humour, strength and love.
Heartfelt thanks to the many angels who offered unconditional love and support throughout his journey.
In keeping with his lifelong spirit of giving, Dana has donated his body to science. A Celebration of Life will take place at Ryerson University, details to be announced via social media. In lieu of flowers, we ask that you please perform random acts of kindness.
Published in Toronto Star on Mar. 4, 2018.