Councillor Ron Moeser (Ward 44 Scarborough East), a long-time member of Toronto City Council, passed away on April 18 at the age of 74, due to health complications related to his battle with lymphoma cancer.
Councillor Moeser served the Scarborough community, first as Councillor in the former City of Scarborough and then as the Ward 44 councillor since the City of Toronto's amalgamation in 1998. Throughout his many years in municipal politics, Councillor Moeser continually strived to implement changes to enhance the quality of life in Ward 44.
Flags at City Hall, Metro Hall and the Toronto civic centres will be lowered to half-mast in Councillor Moeser's honour. They will remain lowered until the end of the day of his funeral.
Books of condolence will be available at Toronto City Hall and the Scarborough Civic Centre beginning April 19 for staff and members of the public to express their condolences. An online book of condolence will also be available at http://cityoftorontocondolences.ca.
Funeral service arrangements will be forthcoming.