SHAW, Allan – It is with deep sadness that we advise of the sudden passing of Allan Shaw on November 9, 2020.  Loving and dedicated partner of Barbara Williamson.  Devoted father of David and Rochelle Shaw, Marlo Shaw and Paul Koster, Jody Steinhauer and Laurie Gutmann, Julie Steinhauer, Jeff Williamson and David Williamson.  Doting zaidy/gramps/grandfather of Megan and Benjamin Shaw, Coltrane Baumal, and Spencer and Dawson Simon.  Loyal brother of Eleanor & Barry Fishbane, Debra & Gary Feldman and Janice Shaw.  Loving uncle of Mitchell Feldman & Natalie Brykman, Faith Feldman & Daniel Stoppel, Melanie Fishbane & Raff Franchella, Joel Fishbane & Susie Armstrong, Ruben Shaw Presement, Mark & Susan Segal, Joanne Segal, Paul & Holly Haber and Julie & Jody Cash.  Allan will also be missed by his Maple Downs family and friends.

The funeral was held on Sunday, November 15th and can be viewed through the following link: by using the password Shaw.

A shiva service hosted by the Danforth Jewish Circle will be held each night at 7:30pm from Monday, November 16th through Thursday, November 19th.  The link and information for these nightly services is as follows:

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There will also be a limited number of private, small group shiva gatherings outdoors (so please dress warmly).  These gatherings will be limited to a maximum of 20 people and masks must be worn.  30-minute visitation windows are available each day from Monday, November 16th through Thursday, November 19th at 1:00pm, 1:45pm, 2:30pm and 3:15pm.  If you are interested in attending, please text or call 416.450.7531 indicating your preferred day and time.  

Contributions in Allan Shaw’s memory can be made to Jewish Family and Child Service’s Leveling the Playing Field Fund by calling their donation line at 416.638.7800, Ext. 6999 or Engage and Change through their web site at