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THE ADVOCATE V O L . 7 5 P A R T 2 M A R C H 2 0 1 7 283 When I read back over these words, they do not seem nearly enough. To go back and speak to his lifelong friends; to read of his athletic career in a decade where he played with other lacrosse greats such as Sepka, Bionda, Parnell, Lewthwaite, Winzoski and the Goss brothers; to recount his professional life where he was the heart of McQuarrie Hunter from the 1970s to 2000; to acknowledge that he was a friend and confidant to many; to celebrate his 50 years with Bonnie and his contribution to his children—this is only briefly to touch a few signal moments. But it does in a small way celebrate a life lived with warmth, humility, generosity, humour, strength, passion and compassion. His life was gentle; and the elements So mixed in him, that Nature might stand up, And say to all the world, “this was a man!”1 The Honourable Mr. Justice Robert Crawford With thanks to Bonnie Tyler, Warne Tyler, Keith Chapman, Jim Glanville, the Honourable Patrick Hyde, Bob Collings, Barbara Streight and Vikki Bell, Q.C. ENDNOTE 1. Shakespeare, Julius Caesar (5, 5, 78–80). t t t t t


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