Grant, Sydney Harry

Grant, Sydney Harry

April 22nd, 2016

Peacefully at Parkwood Institute on Friday, April 22nd, 2016, in his 97th year.  Loving husband for 69 years of the late Eileen Gladys Grant (née Burr).  Greatly missed by his daughter Lynda Lyons (Larry); his son Robert (Carol); and his grandsons, Marcus and James Grant.  Born in 1920 in Toronto, Sydney served overseas in the RCAF during World War II.  Graduating from U of T in 1950, he enjoyed his teaching career at H.B. Beal Secondary School in London from 1967 through 1985.  Sydney was past Master of St. John’s Lodge No. 20 A.F. & A.M., G.R.C., a member of the Scottish Rite and Mocha Shrine, and former convenor of the Clan Grant Society in Canada.  A private memorial service has taken place.  Memorial donations may be made to The Salvation Army or to the Canadian Hearing Society.

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Roberta FoisyLuke and I are very sorry for the loss of your father and grandfather. I remember Mr. Grant, not only as my sister's father-in-law, but also as a fine teacher from when I attended Beal SS. He will be missed by everyone who knew him. To Rob and Carol and also Marcus and James, we send our love and condolences at this hard time. Love you all!
Myrtle RobinsonSending my heart felt condolences to my son-in-law Rob, Carol, Marcus and James and to the rest of Mr. Grant's family. May he rest in Peace. Much love to you all! Myrtle.
Ann Catherine QuirkSorry to hear about the loss of your father. May God give you strength and courage to bear this pain. John and I send our love to you Rob , Carol , Marcus and Jamie. Our thoughts and prayers are with you.
Patricia Scarlett (nee Grant)My dad could never mention Uncle Syd without a smile on his face. Syd was larger then life, kind, vibrant, fun. He was a joy to know and I am honoured that he was part of my family. I hope you and my dad are sitting having a drink together! Love you lots. God speed.
Malcolm LeslieLiving a good life for into 97 years. Most impressive. I can still recall the wise words of instruction and encouragement from Mr. Grant in our grade 11 physics class at Beal Tech in 1973. God Bless.
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