Larry James Street, age 73, passed away peacefully surrounded by family members at his side. He was born to parents Alfred and Sarah Jane Street, on May 12th, 1947 in Toronto, Ontario.
As a young boy, Larry loved playing sports, especially hockey and baseball. He went on to graduate from Runnymede Collegiate Secondary School and received a degree in the Arts from York University. He obtained his Masters Degree of Education at Brock University and began his very successful career with the City of York Board of Education.
Larry married his wife and soulmate Daniella in 1973 and they enjoyed 47 loving years together. Their fondest moments included travelling abroad to Europe, playing 18 holes of golf in Niagara-on-the-Lake, enjoying the beauty of their backyard garden and watching their two girls grow up. But perhaps, of all the amazing experiences that they shared, becoming grandparents and making memories with his family were his most cherished times.
Larry is survived by his wife Daniella, his brother David (Nancy), his daughters Jennifer (Richard) and Allison (Mike) as well as his “fabulous five” beloved grandchildren Lauren, Alice, Lucy, Chloe and Will.
Larry was known for his love of being an Educator. Often referred to as every teacher's “favourite Superintendent”, who really cared about children and loved watching them succeed. In his personal time, Larry took the opportunity to share his knowledge of sports with his daughters by coaching them on the soccer field throughout the years. Many sentiments shared over the last couple of days mentioned the fact that above all else he was a devoted husband, a proud father, a wonderful grandfather, and a true gentleman who had a strong faith that provided him with comfort throughout his life.
Due to the current pandemic all services are considered private. Arrangements entrusted to Turner & Porter "Peel" Chapel, Mississauga, with a Private Memorial Service to be held at St. Christopher’s Roman Catholic Church in Clarkson. Current Covid-19 protocols will be in place.
In his memory, the family would welcome donations in his name to Juravinski Cancer Centre in Hamilton, Ontario or the Heart and Stroke Foundation of Canada.