A. Grant Clarkson

Heritage Mississauga is saddened to announce the passing of one of our founding members, strong heritage advocate, and distinguished patron.

Arthur Grant Clarkson, 1915 – 2011, passed away at Credit Valley Hospital on February 6, 2011. He was predeceased by his beloved wife Janet (Johnston) in 2004. Survived by his children Barbara (Lee Sims), David (Faith) and Philip (Nancy); grandchildren Durham (Michelle), Preston and Carly Sims, Mark, Dana (Randy Benson) and Meghan (Scott Boulton), Courtney and Ashley. Great-grandchildren Corbin Bodin and Keelin Sims, William and Alice Benson, Ben and Jake Boulton.

Grant was a very active member of the Mississauga community throughout his whole life, including Heritage Mississauga, Peel Museum and Art Gallery, ErinoakKids, CVCA and Streetsville United Church. He also enjoyed a political career starting with Toronto Township Council and carrying through to the council for the Town of Mississauga.

Visitation at Lee Funeral Home at 258 Queen Street south in Streetsville from 7:00-9:00 p.m. on Tuesday, February 8. Service will be held at Streetsville United Church, 274 Queen Street South, Wednesday, February 9th at 2:00 p.m. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to Credit Valley Hospital.