Rifky Taher

1930 - 2017

Rifky Taher, P. Eng, Ph.D – of Wiarton, passed away peacefully on Wednesday January 18, 2017 at the age of 86 years. Beloved and loving husband of Gudrun for 55 years. Beloved father of Dr. Karim Taher and his wife Sarah, of Orillia; and devoted Opa of Abby, Megan, and Eric. From scholar to professor, author, manager, world traveler, husband, father, photographer, painter, he lived his life fully. Always loving and devoted, loyal, strong willed, independent and generous - he will always be missed. Rifky's family would like to extend gratitude for the excellent and compassionate care received over the last years by Drs. J. VanDorp and A. Engman, CCAC staff as well as the staff and physicians at both Wiarton and Owen Sound hospitals. Private family Arrangements entrusted to the Thomas C. Whitcroft Funeral Home & Chapel, 814 Bruce Rd. 8, Sauble Beach (519) 422-0041. A Celebration of Life will be organized in the spring. Condolences may be expressed online at www.whitcroftfuneralhome.com

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