Anne Dubin, York University honorary governor

Anne Dubin, a York University honorary governor, has died. Mrs. Dubin died on Aug. 2, following surgery.

Mrs. Dubin served on the Board of Governors of York University from 1973 to 1993, including a term as its vice-chair. She was made an honorary governor in 1995. The bronze medallist in her class at Osgoode Hall Law School, Mrs. Dubin graduated in 1951 and was appointed Queen’s Counsel in 1962. Mrs. Dubin was a partner at the law firm of Tory, Tory, DesLauriers & Binnington. She was a trustee of the Toronto General and Western Hospital Foundations and a director of PetroCanada Limited. In addition, Mrs. Dubin was honorary counsel and director of the Canadian Red Cross Society and a public governor of the Toronto Stock Exchange. Mrs. Dubin was also a member of the Law Reform Commission Advisory Board.

Married to Charles Dubin, her husband and best friend of 55 years, Mrs. Dubin is survived by her brothers and sisters-in-law, Myer and Sybil Levine and Leonard and Bobbie Levine.

In addition to her work with York University, she was also a director of Telemedia Communications Inc. and the Morgan Trust Co. of Canada. She was vice-chair of the area committee of the York County Legal Aid Plan, a former member of the Attorney General’s Advisory Committee on the Juvenile & Family Court of Metropolitan Toronto, and a former member of the Joint Committee on Penal Reform for Women.

Mrs. Dubin was a director of the Canadian Club, Toronto, an honorary counsel of the Museum Children’s Theatre, a director of the Elizabeth Fry Society, a director of the Toronto Mental Health Clinic for Children and Adolescents and its successor, the Hincks-Dellcrest Centre, a director of the Clarke Institute of Psychiatry, and a trustee of the Ontario Mental Health Foundation.

Funeral services were held at the Holy Blossom Temple in Toronto on Friday, Aug. 3. Memorial donations may be made in memory of Anne Dubin to the Toronto General and Western Hospital Foundation, 416-603-5958.