An excerpt from the Oakville Beaver – A fan shows his respect by Tom Douglas, Oakville – June 7, 2012
I was not at all surprised that internationally-renowned Canadian tenor John McDermott showed up to sing Amazing Grace at a memorial service in Oakville last week for Glen Wideman. A McDermott fan for years, I finally met the man just before his performance at the Oakville…
An excerpt from the Oakville Beaver – Tenor John McDermott performs at Oakville memorial service by John Bkila – May 31, 2012
All he asked was if we could make mention of the charity he founded, McDermott House Canada, which is dedicated to patients in palliative care…
An excerpt from the Toronto Star – Famed tenor John McDermott sings at devoted fan’s funeral” by Jennifer Pagliaro – May 31, 2012
A devoted fan of tenor John McDermott would have never dreamed the man he adored, whose haunting, simple melodies he raised his family on, would sing at his funeral.
An excerpt from the Toronto Sun – “Warmington: so much to love in Toronto” by Joe Warmington – November 12, 2011
There were some great moments on Remembrance Day – including a special one held in the Veterans Centre at Sunnybrook where among those on hand to remember were WWII Veteran (remove ‘is’)John Slater, Shaun Francis and Michael Burns of True Patriot Love, John McDermott of McDermott House Canada, General (ret’d) Rick Hillier (Honorary Chair of McDermott House Canada and True Patriot Love), and former Sun Media Executive Vice President Trudy Eagan, Chair of the Board of McDermott House Canada (www.McDermotthousecanada.org).