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John Byron DALE,

P. Eng.

In the early morning of Saturday, August 30, 2014 and surrounded by the love of his family, John passed away after a lengthy and determined battle with cancer. Born in Orillia November 27, 1938, John was the beloved son of Jack Dale (d. 1975) and Edna (nee Brown, d. 1943). He was the cherished husband of Marie (nee Quinlan) for 48 years and best father ever to Anthony (Diane Simpson), James (Sandra Bosnar), Matthew (Kate Thurston), Nancy (David Grimmond) and Jessica (Cal Brunker). Dear grandpa to Zara, Oliver, Madeleine, Emma, Thomas, William, Finn and Myles. Raised in Toronto, graduated University of Toronto (BASc, Metallurgy '61), John worked in countries across the globe, serving in senior capacities with several of the world's largest mining and precious metals companies, including a memorable four years in London, England before establishing his own successful consulting firm 33 years ago. A maverick and never one to follow the crowd, he was a wonderful role model to his children, leading by example and staying true to his principles and values. Innovative cars like Saabs and Studebakers, and Dinky airplanes of his youth fascinated him, and he relished full contact board games with his family. Today John is back in the arms of his mother and forever in the hearts of his family. Many thanks to the chemo nurses at Toronto East General Hospital K Wing and Drs. Richard Shao and Paul Bernick. Visitation will take place at R.S. Kane Funeral Home, 6150 Yonge St. (at Goulding, south of Steeles) on Monday, September 1, 2014 from 6-8 p.m. and Tuesday, September 2, 2014 from 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. Funeral Mass will be held at Blessed Trinity Parish Church, 3220 Bayview Ave. on Wednesday, September 3, 2014 at 10 a.m. Interment Mount Hope Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, donations to coloncancercanada.ca would be appreciated. Condolences www.rskane.ca



"But O for the touch of a vanish'd hand,

And the sound of a voice that is still..."

Tennyson



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Published in Toronto Star from Sep. 1 to Sep. 2, 2014.
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September 5, 2014
Dear Anthony and Family,

So sorry to hear about the passing of your dear dad. My sincere sympathies to you and your family during this difficult time.
Oana Matei
September 4, 2014
Dear Anthony and family,
My heart goes out to you for your loss. Sending you my deepest condolences and all my strength during this time.
Anoush Mahseredjian
September 3, 2014
Dear Anthony and Family,

Please accept my heartfelt condolences to you and your family during this difficult time. May God comfort you and give you the strength to bear this immense loss.
Gertrude Fernandes
September 3, 2014
May the memories of a life well lived give you comfort and peace at this time. My thoughts and prayers are with you and the family.
Rachel Thomas
September 2, 2014
We will miss your knowledge and experience in the electronics recycling industry.

Rest in peace
Tony Perrotta
September 2, 2014
Dear Anthony and famly,

Each day will bring a memory, I pray that these memories will bring you comfort in the weeks and months ahead. My deepest condolances and sympathies to you and your family during your time of grief.
Arlene Robinson
September 2, 2014
Dear Anthony and Family
Our hearts and prayers are with you and your family during this very difficult time.
Eva Bell
September 2, 2014
Dear Marie, Anthony, James, Matt, Nancy, Jessy and your families.
John was an amazing and kind person; he had a remarkable life as we all remember him. He will stay forever in our hearts.
Caring thoughts and prayers are with you all.
Love,
Christine & Bernie
Christine Quinlan
September 2, 2014
Dear Anthony, please know that you and your family are in my thoughts and prayers during this difficult time.
Laurie Cabanas
September 2, 2014
Dear Anthony,
I'm so sorry to hear about your loss. My thoughts and prayers are with you and your family during this difficult time. May your dad rest in peace.
Nilam Kassam
September 2, 2014
Anthony and family, please accept my deepest condolences on the passing of your dear Father. My thoughts and prayers are with you and your family during this very difficult time. May he rest in peace.
Connie Coelho
September 2, 2014
My thoughts and prayers are with you and your family at this time of great loss. May you find comfort in your love for your father and for each other, and in the many wonderful memories you have shared as a family.
Tamarah Harel
September 1, 2014
My heartfelt condolences to you all.

Sylvia Jules
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September 1, 2014
My deepest condolences for the loss of your father. My thoughts and prayers are with you at this time.
Lina Lopez
September 1, 2014
Marie and Anthony, James, Matthew, Nancy , Jessica and their families: Please except our deepest comdolences. Was so sad to hear the news of our cousin John"s passing. (Cousins on his mom Edna (Brown) Dale side. Love Karen & Kaitlyn XOXO
Karen & Kaitlyn Hatton-LeGault
September 1, 2014
Anthony and Family. I was so sorry to hear of your dear father's passing. While I know the coming days and months will be difficult I hope you are sustained by many wonderful memories.
Kevin Smith
September 1, 2014
My heartfelt condolences to you and your family.
Craig Swatuk
September 1, 2014
Please accept my sincere condolences on the passing away of your beloved father. May he rest in peace and may God give you the courage and strength to endure this loss.
Kulsum Dharamshi
September 1, 2014
We were so saddened to hear the news of John's passing. My heartfelt condolences to all of you. There is comfort in Marcel Proust's words: "As grief abates, memories nourish the heart". love, Gail White and family.
Gail White
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