After a courageous battle, peacefully on October 27, 2016, Alan Brassel, beloved husband of Fei. Loving father to Erin (Francis), Michael, Jason, Eric, Sandy and Sara. Proud grandfather to Giorgio and Anna. Cherished brother and brother-in-law to Cheryl (Zac), Ling (Dong Shang) and Fong (Teresa). Devoted uncle to Ryan, Danielle, Leanne and Karen. Special thanks to the Odette Cancer Centre team at Sunnybrook Hospital and the palliative care team at Baycrest. A graveside service will be held at Bathurst Lawn Memorial Park on October 28 at 2:00 pm in the Blue Star Lodge section.  Memorial donations can be made to Sunnybrook Hospital (416) 480-4483 or Baycrest Foundation (416) 785-2875