Alexander Dalzell (May 8, 1925 - May 8, 2019) Professor Emeritus of Classics at Trinity College of the University of Toronto, passed away in Fredericton, NB. Sadly mourned by his beloved wife Ann, his daughter Catherine [Jane], of Saint John, NB, and her children, Margaret, Joseph, Catherine and Mary; and by his son Thomas [George Alexander] and daughter-in-law Jill, of Pickering ON, and their children Rosalind, Gwyneth and Isobel.
Alec was born in Belfast N. Ireland, the eldest son of Thomas and Jeannie Evelyn Dalzell and educated at Methodist College Belfast and Trinity College Dublin.
Alec served Trinity College Toronto as Professor, Dean of Arts, and Vice-Provost. In recognition of his services he was made an Honorary Fellow of the College. He was appointed to the editorial board of a major project of the University of Toronto Press to translate the collected works of Erasmus, and was responsible for the translating of many volumes in the series.
A memorial service will be held from Christ Church Cathedral in Fredericton on Tuesday, May 14, 2019 at 2:00 pm. For those who wish, a donation to The Nature Conservancy in Alec's memory would be appreciated.