It is with great sadness that we announce the passing of Aubrey Abraham Asper on July 14, 2019, age 89, at Riverview Health Centre. He is survived by his loving wife, Linda, his devoted son, Lee and his caring wife Tami, as well as his cherished granddaughter, Isabelle (Izzy) Dorothy and his grandson to be.
Aubrey was predeceased by his parents, Cecilia and Leon Asper, his brother Israel (Izzy) H. Asper and wife Babs and his in-laws, Dorothy and Harold Barker.
Aubrey is survived by his sister, Hettie and her husband Dr. Norm Lofchy (Toronto), and their children, Dr. Jodi Lofchy (Toronto), Dr. Neal Lofchy and his wife, Catherine Ashdown (Chicago) and Dr. Beth Joffe and her husband, Dr. John Joffe (Vancouver), as well as their grandchildren Laren (Denver) and Madeleine Lofchy (Cambridge, England) and Celie Joffe (Vancouver).
Aubrey is also survived by his nephew, David Asper, and his wife, Ruth (Winnipeg) and their children in Toronto, Daniel, Rebecca and Max., his niece, Gail Asper, and husband Dr. Michael Paterson (Winnipeg) and their sons, Stephen (Saskatoon) and Jonathan (Winnipeg), and his nephew, Leonard and his wife Susan, and their children, Sarah, Olivia and Mathew (Toronto).
Aubrey took much pride in his family. He was a man of great principle who contributed to his community and education profession in Manitoba and around the world. At his request, there was no funeral or Shiva. Donation to the Aubrey Asper Scholarship Fund may be sent to the University Women’s Club, 54 Westgate, Winnipeg, R3C 2E1.
Thank you to the doctors, nurses and staff at Riverview Health Centre for the excellent care they provided Aubrey.
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