Gerald Harris Vise
Nov. 2, 1936 - Oct. 29, 2016
Deeply loved partner of Cheryl Douglas, fond friend of Patrick, the beagle,
and Whites, the cat, loving "Unc" to nephews, Bernie and Jon Lightman and niece, E.J. Lightman
who have ever remembered how, as children, they were enchanted to be led through
Toronto's forested ravines in search of imaginary little beings he named Ooglies.
Unc took pleasure in more recent times in the accomplishments of his
great nieces, Jean, Romy, Sari and Ilanna and great nephews, Matthew and Jordie.
Gerry was a professor in the Philosophy Department at the University of Toronto
and, later, in the Social Sciences Division at York University.
He was a gifted and innovative teacher who loved his work.
Though his later retirement years have been marred by ill health,
he took pleasurein books, music, his animals and friends,
and put together two small, delightful collections of his poems.
The family would like to acknowledge with much gratitude the kind and considerate care
providedby doctors Helen Cluett and Sara Le Blanc and all the rest of the staff
at the Sandbanks Medical Clinic.
Friends may gather to visit with the family and to share memories and stories
on Thursday, November 10th starting at 1 p.m.
at the Ainsworth Funeral Home, 288 Noxon Avenue, Wellington.
A Celebration of Gerry's life will be held on
Sunday, November 20th starting at 1:00
at Mclean House, the Estates of Sunnybrook, 135 Armistice Drive, Toronto,
just north of Sunnybrook Hospital, and south of Lawrence Ave.
If you wish to make a charitable donation in Gerry's memory,
the P. E. C. Memorial Hospital Foundation and the Loyalist Humane Society
are suggested by the family.
Arrangements entrusted to the
AINSWORTH FUNERAL HOME,
288 NOXON AVENUE, WELLINGTON
Online donations and condolences at
Memorial Donations to the Loyalist Humane Society may be mailed to
1297 County Road 4, P.O. Box 6108, Picton, Ontario K0K 2T0
Memorial Donations to the PEC Memorial Hospital Foundation may be mailed to
PECMH Foundation, 403 Main Street, Picton, Ontario K0K 2T0