GRAHAM LEGGAT Peacefully passed away at Scarborough Centenary Hospital on Saturday, August 29, 2015 at the age of 81. Beloved husband of 57 years to Marilyn Leggat. Loving father of Karen Alexandra and Graham Charles (predeceased). Proud Grandpa of Vhary, Isabelle and William. Graham will also be missed by his sister Mary, sister-in-law Eleanor, brothers-in-law James and Douglas and daughter- in-law Lillian. Predeceased by his brother Alec. Graham was a former Aberdeen, Fulham and Scottish International football player. While in Canada, Graham distinguished himself as a colour commentator for both CBC and TSN, covering a number of World Cups and Olympics. He is best remembered for his popular television series Soccer Saturday. A memorial service will be held at the McDougall & Brown Funeral Home "Scarborough Chapel", 2900 Kingston Rd. (east of St. Clair Ave. E.) on Thursday, September 3, 2015 at 2 p.m. with a visitation one hour prior. Flowers are gratefully accepted. If desired, donations to the Alzheimer Society of Canada would be appreciated by the family.
Published in Toronto Star on Sep. 1, 2015.