A wonderful and impassioned voice for peace and the abolition of war and nuclear weapons has gone silent, on Earth anyway. Ann Gertler died in Montreal on April 30th.” – Debbie Grisdale
Click here for the official Montreal Gazette obituary.
Ann was passionate, utterly committed to the vision that it’s time to abolish war. Persistent, and stubborn, she made a real difference in many places, including the Voice of Women. Alive with ideas and eager to support others, she was also a good friend. Ann will long be remembered with gratitude and love.” – Phyllis Creighton
Fellow peace activist, Shirley Farlinger, wrote this portrait of Ann Gertler, back in 1987: Useful in the Third Quarter: a Profile of Ann Gertler (Peace Magazine).
Some of the toughest questions I ever got while Canada’s Ambassador for Disarmament to the UN were from Ann Gertler.” – Peggy Mason
Rest in peace, Ann Gertler. We are proud to have known you.
Photo Credit: Peace Magazine