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Artist of the Portrait – John Reeves, 78

Toronto.  As I read the Globe this morning I saw an obituary for the famous Toronto photographer John Reeves. Born in Hamilton, Ontario in April, 1938, Reeves had a career as both a portrait photographer and a CBC broadcaster. John attended … Continue reading

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We Have a remarkable Editor

Toronto. As I ate breakfast last Friday (Nov 4th), I read with interest the Globe’s obituary for Kelly Gotlieb, the father of Canadian computing. Gotlieb earned that title when while  associated with the U of T, he imported Canada’s earliest computer … Continue reading

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Dave Eve Passes

Toronto. Russ Forfar gave me a heads up that Dave Eve died on Thursday, May 5, 2016 in the Oakville General Hospital. Dave was a member of the PHSC in the early days. Dave also repaired Leica Screw mount cameras and … Continue reading

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Newsletter 15-5

Toronto. Editor DavidBridge has put together another colourful and entertaining edition of the PHSC Newsletter which went out last night to our distribution lists. Next week’s speaker at the Toronto meeting, Mr Ralph Beaumont, is introduced. Ralph will speak on his … Continue reading

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Harry Joy Visitation Details and Obituary

Toronto. Visitation for the late Harry Joy will take place Sunday, October 25th at the  Turner and Porter home, Windermere and Bloor West in Bloor West Village. Hours of visitation will be 2 – 4 pm and 7 – 9 … Continue reading

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Harry Joy dead at 98

Toronto. We are sad to report that photographer Harry Joy passed away yesterday at 8 am. Harry was a long time member of the PHSC and resident of Etobicoke. He was born in Winnipeg back in 1917 and at the … Continue reading

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Alfred Pyner 1917-2015

Toronto. I received an email recently from Alf’s daughter, Marilyn. She sadly informed me that Alf had passed away a few weeks ago. Her father,  Alfred William Pyner was born in Barking, Essex, England on November 12 1917. He joined the … Continue reading

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Sam Vinegar – June 12, 2015

Detroit, MI. Eleven days ago on Friday, June the 12th,  a colourful gentleman in photography passed away. His son Abraham alerted Cindy Motzenbecker of the Michigan society who promptly alerted Bob Lansdale, editor of Photographic Canadiana and Bob contacted our … Continue reading

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Derek Dalton 1936 – 2015

Toronto. Derek Dalton, a fixture in the Toronto Postcard scene for many years died on June 3, 2015. Derek had participated in our camera fairs and image shows and was a member of the PHSC as late as last year. … Continue reading

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Gerry Loban – April 28, 1931 – January 12. 2014

Toronto, January 15, 2014. We are saddened to report the death of Gerald Loban who served 37 years on the PHSC Executive Committee. Gerry joined in 1977 as member number 0150. He and wife Pauline were Co-Chairmen of the 10th Photographica Fair of 1984. After the fair, Gerry … Continue reading

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