Dean Kaufman

1959 - 2021

of Tobermory, peacefully at Grey Bruce Health Services Lion’s Head on Tuesday June 8, 2021 at the age of 62 years. Beloved partner of Mary Lou Bassford (nee Ritchie). Cherished son of Helen and the late Donald Kaufman. Dear brother of Dennis (wife Collette), of New Brunswick, Diane Kaufman, of Owen Sound, and his special aunt Sandra Kaufman, of Owen Sound. Dean will be sadly missed by Mary Lou’s children Sara (Jay Lee), and Leah (Chris Pulling); Sara and Jay’s children, Zara and Jace; and by his 7 nephews. Dean’s family wish to express their sincere appreciation to the Doctors and nursing staff of the Lion’s Head Hospital, and to Dr. George Harpur for all the wonderful care he received. Private family arrangements entrusted to the Thomas C. Whitcroft Funeral Home & Chapel, Sauble Beach (519) 422-0041. Donations to the Bruce Peninsula Hospitals Foundation would be greatly appreciated. Condolences may be expressed online at

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