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Gordon L Evans

March 18, 1919 to November 10, 2015

Gordon L Evans - of Toronto, formerly of Atwood, passed away peacefully at Sunnybrook Veterans Centre on Tuesday November 10th 2015 at the age of 96. Beloved husband of the late Joyce (Rogers) Evans. Loving father of Hilary (Chuck) and Morgan. Predeceased by his brother Cecil. Dear brother of Hazel Cousineau. Fondly remembered by niece Nancy (Paul). Dear friend of Les, Jacky, Evelyn & Donna. Gordon started playing the saxophone at age 11 and thru his career played with Sam Donahue (Billy May Orchestra), The Canadian Tribute to Glenn Miller, Jim Galloway's Wee Big Band, Ellis McClintock, Bert Niosi, Art Hallman, Tom DeMoraes, Luigi Romanelli, Trump Davidson and Paul Grosney and was considered one of the finest lead alto saxophone players in all of Canada. Celebration of Life to be announced. Heartful thanks to the team on K2C. If desired, donations to: Sunnybrook Veterans Centre 2075 Bayview Avenue Toronto, ON M4N 3M5 would be appreciated and can be arranged by calling the funeral home or returning to the Current Funerals page and clicking on the Make a Donation link. Please forward your cheque directly to the charity at the above address.


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