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In Memory of John Gordon Bates


It is with profound sadness that we advise of the passing of John Gordon Bates, founder of MADD Canada (PRIDE). His tireless efforts improved the lives of many Canadians and he received numerous awards including the Order of Canada, Canada Volunteer Award Certificate of Honour, and the Queen Elizabeth II Jubilee Medals.

Visitation will be held on Friday, Nov 17, 2017 between 4:00 p.m. and 8:00 p.m. at Turner & Porter - Butler Chapel, 4933 Dundas Street West, Etobicoke, ON, M9A 1B6.

Funeral service will be held at St. James Islington United, 400 Burnhamthorpe Road, Toronto, on Saturday, November 18, 2017 at 2:30 p.m.

In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to arrive alive DRIVE SOBER, Dorthy Ley Hospice, St. James United Church or a charity of your choice.



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