[community] Sad news and remembering dear friends

Lizbeth Goodman lizbeth.goodman at ucd.ie
Mon Mar 1 14:46:03 UTC 2021


Dear Jutta and David,

THANKS for sharing this news: though very sad it is important to know. . .
Sending condolences and good wishes for healing amongst the community.
All Best, Lizbeth

On Sun, 28 Feb 2021 at 19:41, <pina.dintino at gmail.com> wrote:

> Hello all, my goodness how sad and tragic. Both Justin and Christine were
> great people who dedicated a lot of their work to research and advocacy for
> persons with disabilities marginalized and underserved. While not working
> with either day to day I had the pleasure of knowing  Justin  and Christine
> both and I know they will be terribly missed. Their work their passion and
> dedication went far beyond their person.
> Life after Covid19 will never be the same for so many reasons but mostly
> because of the loved ones we have lost to this crazy pandemic.
> My sincere condolences go to everyone who knew Justin and Christine their
> families and friends and the IDRC community where I know he was loved and
> cherished.
> Yes, we must continue to stay safe and look after ourselves and those we
> love.
> Virtual hugs to you all.
> Pina.
>
> -----Original Message-----
> From: community <community-bounces at lists.idrc.ocadu.ca> On Behalf Of Sara
> Diamond
> Sent: February 28, 2021 1:32 PM
> To: Jutta Treviranus <jtreviranus at ocadu.ca>; Inclusive Design Community
> <community at lists.idrc.ocadu.ca>
> Subject: Re: [community] Sad news and remembering dear friends
>
> Jutta, thank-you for sharing these amazing articles.  I am deeply touched
> by
> Justin's contribution and knew Christine and also did not know she had
> passed. My condolences, Sara
>
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> From: community <community-bounces at lists.idrc.ocadu.ca> on behalf of Jutta
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> Sent: February 28, 2021 11:59 AM
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> Subject: [community] Sad news and remembering dear friends
>
> Grief and support in dying during COVID has been very hard. Our community
> has lost many members this past year.
>
> This week we lost a dear friend Justin Clark. It is not an exaggeration to
> say that Justin transformed our world and made it a better place. For those
> of you that did not get a chance to know Justin, here are some articles
> speaking about the impact he has had.
>
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> I keep wondering what would have happened if we had amplified Justin's work
> more, to extend to all the care homes that have led to the greatest loss
> during the pandemic.
>
> David Lawson asked me to share another great loss (see below). Christine
> was
> another powerful, tireless force for good. Her absence will be deeply felt,
> especially by the cultural sector.
>
> We need to take care of each other and use our collective energy to spread
> the work of the change-makers in our community.
>
> all my best,
> Jutta
>
> > Hi Jutta,
> >
> > Some very sad news. I just found out, today, that Christine Karcza died
> in
> the Fall of cancer.  I had been trying to contact her for quite a while --
> but to no avail. So, I Googled her this afternoon and discovered that she
> had died.
> >
> > I'm really fond of Christine Karcza -- along with you, and Sambhavi, she
> was one of my MRP supervisors at OCADU. She was so kind and brilliant. Last
> time I saw her, she took Nam and I out for brunch at Eatly in her building,
> the Manulife. We owe her an invitation.
> >
> > Jutta, I thought you'd like to see this memorial text from The Fringe,
> and
> her obituary, below:
> >
> > https://can01.safelinks.protection.outlook.com/?url=https%3A%2F%2Fwww.
> > facebook.com%2Ftorontofringe%2Fposts%2Fwe-would-like-to-take-a-moment-
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> >
> > --
> > David Dyer Lawson, MDes ID
> >
> > PhD Student
> > Critical Disability Studies (CDS)
> > School of Health Policy and Management York University
> >
> >
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Professor Lizbeth Goodman, BA, MA, MLitt, PhD
Chair of Creative Technology Innovation
Professor of Inclusive Design, School of MME
College of Engineering and Architecture

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