Peacefully, at home, with her family by her side, on September 22 after a remarkable life as a committed feminist, social democrat and egalitarian. Cherished mother of Chris Currie (Lene Rosenmeier). Devoted grandmother of Graham. Beloved sister to Clare Whittaker (John) and aunt to Laura Ingleson (David).
Margaret was born in 1936 in Tokumaru Bay, New Zealand, grew up in Vancouver, BC, studied at UC Berkeley, and made her home in Toronto for the past 50+ years. She was a librarian at U of T Erindale and in retirement volunteered extensively with senior women’s causes, social justice issues, literacy, politics, and the environment.
A visitation will be held at the Turner& Porter Yorke Chapel on Saturday, October 2, 2021 from 11:00 – 1:00 followed by a celebration of Margaret’s life beginning at 1:00 p.m. Due to Covid restrictions, space is limited and registration is required. As per the family’s request, fully-vaccinated guests are welcome to register by copy and pasting the link below. For those who are not able to attend in person, the service will be livestreamed and a link will be available within the upcoming days.
To register for the visitation, please follow the link: https://forms.gle/MuSkTB3a17j5CPqt6
To view the funeral service online, please follow the link: https://youtu.be/arcUi9mCzQM
Info: Registration is required to attend. The family has requested only those who are fully vaccinated attend the visitation. Please copy and paste the link below to register for the visitation. https://forms.gle/MuSkTB3a17j5CPqt6