In Memory of Dr. Donald McMurchy

McMurchy, Dr. Donald passed away in Richmond Hill on Monday, April 6th at the age of 86. Don, son of Alfred “Tom” and Margaret (nee McDonald), is survived by his brother Bruce (Beverley); nieces Dale (Rob) and Karyn; nephew Andrew (Arly); and great nephews Elijah and Anderson. With a doctorate in Canadian studies, Don was a teacher at Thornhill Secondary School with a passion for study of the past and inspiring students’ interest in our history. He was a long-time patron of the arts and ardent fan of the Maple Leafs in their hay day. The family invites friends to join them at Jerrett Funeral Homes at 6191 Yonge Street, Toronto on Friday, April 10th for visitation at 12pm and a service at 1pm. A reception will follow at the funeral home. If so desired, donations can be made in Don’s memory to the Hospital for Sick Children Foundation or the Canadian Cancer Society. The family sincerely thanks the staff at Hilltop Place and Mackenzie Richmond Hill Hospital for their kind support and care.

 

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