• "Ross and I got to know one another through work with CPP..."
    - Doug Parrott
  • "Sue, Garth, Emily and family - our sincerest condolences..."
    - Wendy & Norm Kellar
  • "In a world where you meet so many people. Ross was one that..."
    - jeff salter
  • "Though I never got to know Ross well I remember him as a..."
    - Richard Bouchard
  • "So very sad to hear about Ross's passing and I will always..."
    - Warn Noseworthy

MORTON, ROSS ALBERT Ross Albert Morton was born in January 1947 during a snowstorm in Harriston, Ontario and passed away peacefully during a gentle snowfall on Christmas Eve after a tough battle with cancer. Ross will be remembered for his kind spirit and dedication to his community. Whether serving on boards, taking leadership roles within local hockey organizations, fighting for environmental conservation in the Kawarthas or being Chief Clown at The Original Santa Claus Parade, he demonstrated how to truly put the needs of others before himself and how to give back without expecting anything in return. Ross is survived by his wife Susan, children Garth and wife Carmel, Emily and husband Matt, brother John and wife Maryanne and grandchildren Finley, Coby, Quinn and William. The family is deeply saddened by his passing but invite all that knew him to a Celebration of Life on January 5, 2019, at Ballantrae Golf & Country Club Recreation Centre between 2:00 and 4:00 p.m. (Address: 1 Final Round, Stouffville; building at second roundabout on The Masters South, entering from Highway 48). No flowers please, the family suggests sending memorial contributions in his name to one of the following charities Ross cared the most about: The Original Santa Claus Parade, SickKids Foundation, Kawartha Land Trust. He will live on forever in our hearts through memories of classic "Ross moments" and his legacy of giving. May we all follow his example as we recover from this loss.
Published in the Toronto Star on Dec. 29, 2018
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