Wendy Coburn

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With heavy hearts, we announce the passing of Wendy Coburn on June 15, 2015 at the age of 51. Beloved daughter of the late Hugh and Margaret Coburn. Much loved and devoted sister of Heather Peever and her husband Ken, Shaun Coburn and his wife Zully. Proud aunt to Callum and his wife Laura, Scott and Robyn Peever, Carlos and Emilio Coburn. Great-aunt to Ava Peever. Wendy was an artist whose practice included photography, sculpture and video. She was a Professor of art at the OCAD University since 1986. She will be missed by her vast family of friends and colleagues in the art and LGBTQ community. Wendy touched the hearts of everyone she knew, with her kindness, love and gentle spirit. On Tuesday, June 23, 2015 visitation will take place from 6 p.m. followed by a Celebration of Life at 7:30 at the Turner & Porter "Peel" Chapel, 2180 Hurontario St., Mississauga (Hwy. 10, N. of QEW). For those who wish, donations may be made to the Wendy Coburn Scholarship for Art and Social Change that was set up in her honor at the OCAD University (at https://6698.thankyou4caring.org/Wendy-Coburn-scholarship). Online condolences may be made through www.turnerporter.ca


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Turner & Porter Funeral Directors - Peel Chapel
2180 Hurontario Street
Mississauga, ON L5B 1M8
(905) 279-7663
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Published in the Toronto Star on June 20, 2015