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Hamilton Health Sciences joins Canadians in mourning the loss of the Honourable Lincoln Alexander
October 19, 2012

Hamilton, ON – The Honourable Lincoln Alexander passed away peacefully at 8:15 a.m. with wife, Marnie, by his side.

Lincoln Alexander’s legacy will live on within our hospitals, as we remember and honour this great supporter and friend for his devotion to improving the lives of many, within Hamilton and beyond.

Mr. Alexander was a great supporter of our organization and of health care in general. The Alexander Pavilion, which opened in 2009 at St. Peter’s Hospital, was named in recognition of Mr. Alexander, and in memory of his late wife Yvonne.

The staff members, physicians and volunteers at Hamilton Health Sciences are deeply saddened by the passing of the Honourable Lincoln Alexander
The family has requested privacy at this time of mourning.


Mark Rizzo, Board Chair, Hamilton Health Sciences Board of Directors
“I have had the good fortune of knowing Linc for the past few years, and he was an inspiring individual in so many ways. From his influence on our political landscape, to his complete devotion to his family, Linc leaves us with a legacy that is truly admirable. As a proud Hamiltonian, he never missed an opportunity to tell others about our great city and people, and always had the community’s best interests at heart.”

Murray Martin, President and CEO, Hamilton Health Sciences
“Lincoln was a long-time friend to Hamilton Health Sciences and in particular, St. Peter’s Hospital. He was passionate about promoting care for seniors, and research into dementia and other issues associated with aging. We will be forever grateful to Linc for all that he did as an ambassador for healthcare in Hamilton and our community at large. Our organization joins all people of Hamilton, Ontario and Canada in paying tribute to a truly remarkable man.”

For more information, contact:

Jennifer Kramer
Public Relations & Communications
Hamilton Health Sciences
Hamilton Health Sciences • Hamilton, Ontario • 905.521.2100

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