Passed very peacefully surrounded by the love of family and friends at the Dorothy Ley Hospice.
Beloved son of the late Al and Norma Rea. Cherished brother of the late Bill Rea (Beth Early Rea). Devoted and selfless cousin, friend, mentor, co-worker, film editor, songwriter, bandmember, rower, bicyclist, philosopher, amateur astronomer, conspirator in many great adventures, and just an amazing person. Graduate of Humberside Collegiate and Western University.
Although hearts are heavy, the family welcomes all remembrances and looks forward to everyone gathering for a celebration of Michael’s amazing life when COVID restrictions permit, hopefully in 2021. Please reach out through firstname.lastname@example.org. If desired, donations to Dorothy Ley Hospice or a charity of your choice.
Diapsalmata (from Søren Kierkegaard)
Something wonderful has happened to me. I was carried up into the seventh heaven. There all the gods sat assembled. By special grace I was granted the favour of a wish ... Then I addressed myself to the gods as follows: "Most honourable contemporaries, I choose this one thing, that I may always have the laugh on my side." ....