LEONARD VICTOR ROUTLEDGE

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LEONARD VICTOR ROUTLEDGE February 25, 1932 - May 29, 2013 Died suddenly May 29, 2013 with his loving wife of 59 years, Eleanor (Chippy), by his side. Devoted father to his children Sylvia (Tamm), Sherry (Leitch), Victor and wife, Petra. Loving and proud grandfather to Kirsten, Amy, Katie, Jason, Evan and Leo and brother-in-law to Norma Fordham. Predeceased by his father Horace and mother "Amy" (Veater), as well as brothers Ralph and Ron. Well respected entrepreneur, businessman, philanthropist and community member, Leonard will be sadly missed by his many friends throughout Ontario and Naples, Florida, as well as former business associates and colleagues. The former owner of Toronto Helicopters Ltd., Leonard was responsible for creating the Toronto Air Ambulance Service and in 2007 was made an Honourary Life Member of the Air Transport Association of Canada and recognized for the organization's safety record. Visitation will be held held Tuesday, June 4, 2013 from 1 to 2 p.m. at MCDougall & Brown Funeral Home, 2900 Kingston Rd., in Scarborough. A 2 p.m. service in the funeral home chapel will be followed by a reception. Interment at St. Margaret's in the Pines Cemetery will occur after a private family burial service. In lieu of flowers, the family is requesting donations be made to the Heart & Stroke Foundation of Canada and the Canadian Diabetes Association.

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MC DOUGALL & BROWN FUNERAL HOME - Scarborough
2900 KINGSTON RD
Scarborough, ON M1M 1N5
(416) 267-4656
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Published in the Toronto Star on June 1, 2013