John A. Reeves
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REEVES, John A. —

April 24, 1938 - November 3, 2016

It is with great sadness that we announce the passing of John Reeves, on Thursday, November 3, 2016, in his 79th year, at Bridgepoint Hospital in Toronto.

John took his last breath peacefully with his beloved wife, Beverly McGhee and his longest friend Michael Hood by his bedside. He is also survived by Beverley, her son Adam and the MacCrimmon cousin clan.

One of Canada's most celebrated photographers, writers and broadcasters, John will be deeply mourned by Canada's artistic community. As he joins the pantheon of Canadian greatness, he will be remembered especially for his iconic portraits of leading Canadian and international figures of his time, in politics, literature, music and the arts.

A celebration of life, as per John's wishes, will be held at a later date. date and time to be confirmed.



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Published in Toronto Star on Nov. 5, 2016.
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November 26, 2016
John was a wonderful photographer and raconteur. He gladdened many hearts over many years. I am saddened by his passing.
Pam Purves
November 9, 2016
I fondly remember John as a fellow student at the Ontario College of Art. As a young man he was even then brilliantly creative and intellectually deep. I followed his career with enthusiasm for his inspired portraits and always interesting broadcast interviews. I offer condolences to the family for this great loss.
John Ellis
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