Monday, March 25, 2013

Raymond Cohen, founder and editor of Abilities, Canada's only disability magazine, passed away on Friday

From Canadian Abilities Foundation:

Raymond Cohen, founder and CEO of the Canadian Abilities Foundation and editor of Abilities magazine, passed away on March 22, 2013. He was 64.

In recent months, Raymond had been struggling bravely through a heavy regimen of treatments for a hidden disability that had affected his health for many years. However, his condition turned for the worse quite suddenly. His family was with him at the end.

Raymond had a profound effect on many, many people during his lifetime, and was a fierce advocate for people with disabilities. The Canadian Abilities Foundation remains committed to carrying on his work, with the publication of Abilities magazine scheduled to resume shortly, after having been interrupted due to his illness.

Donations in Raymond’s honour can be made to the Canadian Abilities Foundation using the “Donate” link above.

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