Alfred James Vaughan, (January 31, 1935 - April 7, 2019) passed away Sunday evening at St. Joseph’s Hospital in Toronto.
He is survived by his loving wife, Rosemary Vaughan (nee Sereda), of 61 years. He was the proud father of Christopher, Susan and Candace (Greg) Otte. Alfred was also a loving grandfather and role model to his grandchildren Caitlin, Hartley, Robert, Rebecca and Ava. As a family man, he lived by high moral values and his legacy will be of trust, honour, integrity and compassion.
From his birth in Toronto to proud Lithuanian parents, Annie and James Vaichulis, Alf was a hard working, kind soul who was a gifted scholar and athlete. In 1958, he graduated from the Faculty of Dentistry, University of Toronto, and continued to practice for over 30 years. He was also an integral part of the 5T8 Alumni group planning class reunions for over 60 years. Alf loved the wilderness and spent a significant amount of time building and enjoying the family cottage on Healey lake near Mactier, Ontario. He instilled a love of nature in all his children and grandchildren.
A long time member and patron of the Toronto Racquet Club, Alf also ensured that his “Old Farts Club” maintained their friendship outside the walls of the club. Alf is described by his peers as a kind, thoughtful, and inspirational sportsman.