"Beam me up Scotty, there's no intelligent life here!"
b. Sept. 13, 1948
d. May 19, 2017
Don suffered a brain hemorrhage on May 9th that ended his life May 19th 2017. He is survived by his wife, Mary Elizabeth Morris, daughter Elizabeth Stuart-Morris, sister Patricia Higgs, and dozens of extended family members and relatives.
Don spent his working life in Education, first as a teacher at St. Andrew's College, Castle Frank High School, and Eastern High School of Commerce. This was followed by a three-year secondment to the Department of National Defence High School in Baden-Solingen, Germany. On returning to Canada, Don spent time at West Toronto Collegiate, Northern Secondary School and Woburn Collegiate as Vice Principal. Don was made Principal of Cedarbrae Collegiate- a job he loved. He was then elected Vice Chair and Chair of the Toronto Schools Administrators' Association (TSAA) representing all principals' concerns to the board senior team.
Cremation has occurred. At Don's request, there will be no funeral or memorial service. A reception will be held June 12th 2017. More information is posted below.