Thursday, October 29, 2015

Announcement from Stephen Bulger Gallery Regarding the Passing of Gallery Artist Albert Kish

Bay Street, Toronto, circa 1965 © Albert Kish /
Courtesy of Stephen Bulger Gallery

Albert Kish
May 14, 1937 – October 23, 2015

Albert passed away peacefully on Friday October 23rd at the Toronto General Hospital.
He will be missed by his loving wife Katalin Futo, his children; Bert and Colin, two daughters-in-law; Vanessa and Cathy, two grandchildren; Aris and Ryan, sisters in law; Valerie and Ilona, nephews; Laszlo and Andras, former wife Georgiana and many more in Toronto, Montreal, Budapest, Los Angeles and San Francisco.

Born in Eger Hungary, Albert emigrated to Canada with thousands of others following the Hungarian Revolution in 1956. Albert became an award winning film maker and worked at the National Film Board of Canada for 24 years. He was also an accomplished photographer and his work can be seen at the Stephen Bulger Gallery in Toronto. Albert had a keen and unique creative eye and a wonderful sense of humor. He was gracious, kind, a great conversationalist and very loving. He will be dearly missed.

A celebratory reception to honour Albert's life and accomplishments will be held on Saturday October 31st at the First Unitarian Church, 175 St Clair Ave West in Toronto at 2pm. Friends and family are invited to attend. 

In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to The Canadian Diabetes Association or Toronto General Hospital Foundation.

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