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Peter Cresswell

Eric Graydon Cresswell

March 05, 1938 - May 01, 2020

We created a GatheringUs memorial to celebrate the life of Eric Graydon Cresswell. Collecting your stories and memories here will offer us great comfort.

On Friday, May 1, 2020, Graydon Cresswell, loving husband and father, passed away at the age of 82 at Sunnybrook Hospital, Toronto, of acute myeloid leukemia. Graydon was born on March 5, 1938, in Huntsville, Ontario and as a preacher’s kid, he moved many times with his father, the Reverend Arthur Eric Cresswell, a minister of the United Church, Ruth Stanier Cresswell, a teacher, his brother, Eldon, and his sister, Glennys. Graydon was...  see more
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  • Calvin Wu
    Eric was a great teacher. I sometimes think back to our time together, and remember how true his words were. Whenever I am unsure of myself, I think about his words - even to this day. Although, I wish I did more of his homework (maybe my writing...  more
  • Peter Cresswell
  • Peter Cresswell
  • Raymond Deng
    Eric was my first Canadian friend in Toronto. He was always approachable, full of wisdom, knowledgeable, compassionate, and he is an internationalism.
    I got to know Eric through and my encounter with Anna at the Fairview Mall library. At that time, as a...  more
  • Angela Tam
    Graydon is a very kind , knowledgeable, generous and compassionate man. He always has a smile on his face whenever I see him. I will always remember his kindness in cooking his lovely cedar plank salmon for me and my family. His salmon was the very...  more
  • Sheila and Tom
    For over 35 years I have known Graydon as a friend and I'm glad I did meet him. We met at "Metro Water Treatment Plant" (as coworkers) he encouraged me to study while we both were working as Plant Engineers. Since then we have always kept in touch...  more
  • Sheila and Tom
    When I first met Graydon, my initial thought was, what an amazing person. Right to this day I still think the same about him. I am thankful that my husband Tom introduce me to his friend Graydon.
    I still can hear him in deep conversation with Tom. Oh,...  more
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