Hughgo (Hugh) Joseph Extavour Drum Major for Justice April 12, 1940 - October 18, 2017
Hughgo (Hugh) Joseph Extavour passed away in his 78th year in his Toronto home on October 18, 2017. Beloved son, brother, husband, father, grandfather, uncle, cousin, friend, mentor. Born in Port of Spain, Trinidad and Tobago, third child of Daphne Patience Clothilda Extavour and Eric Conrad Extavour, he came to Canada in 1967 and extended the Extavour name into this country. Founding member of Martinsday, Caribana, Afropan, King Friends International and countless other community upliftment activities; musician, drummer, philosopher, social entrepreneur and artist. He spent 30 years at the CBC as a broadcasting technician.
He is survived, honoured and remembered by his partner and wife Doris Matyas Extavour, their children Mariea Esi Anne Extavour, Mwanajuma Ericka Dorothea Extavour, Marcius Hugh Tutankhamun Extavour and Cassandra Gabrielle Makeda Extavour, grandchildren Simone Avenel Dorothea Extavour and Vivien Irene Daphne Extavour and all Extavour family extensions. Private cremation has taken place in Toronto and a celebration of his life will be held at a later date.
If you would like to make a donation in his name, please donate to St. Alban's Boys and Girls Club and indicate that your donation is in Hughgo's name.
St. Alban's Boys and Girls Club, 843 Palmerston Avenue, Toronto ON M6G 2R8, 416-534-8461, http://www.stalbansclub.ca/