LEBARON, Gregory
June 6, 2019

Mr. Gregory LeBaron

Gregory Douglas LeBaron passed away on Thursday June 6, 2019 at the age of 66, in Montreal, after a long period of illness with cancer. He was the beloved husband of Patricia Boksa, father of Matthew and Nissa LeBaron, and brother of Tony, Andy and Mia LeBaron. His family and friends deeply miss his bright light. We love you so much.

A memorial gathering will be held on July 6, 2019 from 1-5 pm (open floor at 3 pm for anyone to say a few loving words in Greg’s memory) at Voluntas Commemoration, 4695 Saint-Jean Blvd., Dollard-des-Ormeaux, QC H9H 2A7.

If you wish to make a donation in Greg’s honor, please consider the West Island Palliative Care Residence, Médecins sans Frontières, or the Canadian Red Cross.

Funeral arrangements entrusted to Voluntas (voluntas.ca | (514) 695-7979).

Memorial Gathering

Voluntas Commémoration

4695 Boul. Saint-Jean, Dollard-des-Ormeaux, QC, H9H 2A7

July 6, 2019 from 1 to 5 p.m.

6 responses

  1. Ron Hall

    June 17, 2019 at 10:44 am

    I knew Greg for over 25 years professionally, meeting at a LISA confernece in Montrey in the 90s. He had always a keen wit and a story to tell – he will be missed.

    Quiet Joy

    We have missed
    the quiet joy
    you presence brought.
    The golden warmth
    of your soul
    and the smile
    in your words.
    They are sorely missed
    in these uncertain times,
    though in truth all times
    are uncertain,
    bat your words made
    the world seem less so.
    We waited and prayed that
    all that was, would be
    as it was and all
    would be well and good
    and that your
    quiet joy
    would grace us
    once again.
    This did not come
    to pass and health
    slips from us all
    and life is often filled
    with sudden ends and
    sad passages of hearts
    and quiet souls.
    So here’s to memories
    and to time –
    that great healer.
    To patient moments
    spent in waiting
    and in prayer.
    To the past
    and days when
    we rejoiced
    in the warmth
    of your soul,
    the laughter of
    your smiling words
    and your quiet joy.
    And to the future
    and the memories have
    of your quiet joy.

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  2. Jo-Ann Wilmot

    June 17, 2019 at 12:59 pm

    I am very sorry for your loss. I knew Greg through working at McGill. He was, without a doubt, one of the kindest, most gracious people I have ever met. He was smart but humble. He was a grateful person who loved and adored his family. It was always uplifting to speak to him because he was so upbeat and treated everyone with respect. Rest in peace.

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  3. Chris Gillespie

    June 19, 2019 at 11:21 am

    While we saw little of each other in our later years, I still look back in fondness at our family trips to Chambly and the chance to swim in a pool and play in that stream that ran beside your house. I think the last time I saw Greg was at your Mom’s house in Sutton when you guys were clearing it up. He was a nice guy, never pleasant to see your cousins pass, especially when you are the eldest one!

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  4. Ron Foss

    June 27, 2019 at 8:40 am

    On behalf of all of your former and current friends from Fort Chambly, may you rest peacefully and with only fond memories.

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    • Allan Vallis

      September 24, 2020 at 1:29 pm

      Its only been 52 gears since I last saw you so I’m sure neither of us has changed, Ron. I was in Chambly in 2008 and looked up Gary Farrar and his brother Sandy. We spent a good couple of hours re-living and laughing about the old days. Hope life has treated you well. Take care!

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  5. Allan Vallis

    September 24, 2020 at 1:24 pm

    I remember putting together a “band” in Greg’s basement in the ’60s – at least that’s what we thought we were. I lost touch with Greg after moving away in ’68. Greg was always the avant garde thinker. I value the friendship I had with him.

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