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In memoriam Gordon Peffer

May 4th, 2021

Gordon Peffer passed away recently and peacefully.

Gordon was among the first cohort of teachers hired by the College before opening day in September 1969. He was an English teacher and co-founded Reflections with Marie Crossen. Gordon retired in February 2002.

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In memoriam Alan Moscovitch

April 7th, 2021

We regret to inform you that Alan Moscovitch, retired teacher from the Psychology Department and the Reflections interdisciplinary option, died on March 20. Alan taught at Dawson from 1971-2011. He spent time on various committees, including the Board of Governors, during his tenure at Dawson.

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In memoriam David Price

February 23rd, 2021

We regret to inform you that David Price passed away Jan. 18. He was one of the original members of the English Department at Dawson College.

John Lucas, a long-time Chair of the Department, wrote a tribute. Click here to open the pdf tribute to David Price: In Memoriam David Price

In memory of Marjorie “Mimi” Morton

January 26th, 2021

We regret to inform you that Marjorie “Mimi” Morton passed away on Jan. 10. She taught English and Humanities for nearly 30 years at Dawson College, where she helped found the Women's Studies program. Mimi left Dawson in 1999.

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In memory of Myron Galan

November 19th, 2020

On Wednesday, November 11, a friend on Facebook informed me that Nadine Pirotte, Myron Galan’s wife, was trying to reach me and left me her phone number. So I immediately called her. “Myron passed away with Covid-19 on Monday, Nadine explained. One of the last things I was able to tell him was that Trump…

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In memory of Silvio Zenone

November 3rd, 2020

Silvio trained as a Civil Engineer in the University of Rome in Italy, his birthplace, and worked with his father on roads and bridges damaged by the war. After coming to The States, he focused on his true interest, Physics, and received his Doctorate in Physics from Syracuse University in 1969. He taught at Syracuse…

R.I.P. Emile Hajjar

October 20th, 2020

We regret to inform you that Emile Hajjar passed away Oct. 8. Emile taught in the Business Administration Department at Dawson for four decades (1973-2013). He was a true original according to Business Administration faculty member Robert Soroka.

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R.I.P. Norman Bimson

September 22nd, 2020

We regret to inform you that Norman Bimson passed away Sept. 1 after a lengthy illness. He taught Humanities at Dawson College from 1979-2001.

R.I.P. Gordon Masten

August 25th, 2020

We regret to inform you that Gordon Masten (Professional Theatre) passed away suddenly on July 26. Gordon was the beloved husband of Jude Beny, Chair of Professional Theatre (Acting).

Donations can be made in Gordon's memory to the Dawson College Foundation here.

His talent agency posted this tribute: 

An obituary was published in The Montreal Gazette:

Tony Proudfoot Park opens

August 25th, 2020

On Aug. 21, the City of Pointe-Claire announced the opening of the new Tony Proudfoot Park.

Tony was a beloved teacher at Dawson College and a former Alouette who passed away in 2010. For more about Tony, read this Dawson news piece from 2018: 

Click Read More for the Pointe-Claire news post about the park opening.

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