Sandler, Gary Ronald – The world has lost a wonderful humanitarian, one of the first recipients of the Courage to Come Back Awards, a tremendous role model for children and others with disabilities and an inspiration to all whose lives he touched. Gary passed away on July 1st, 2008 and is at peace after a long and courageous 35 year struggle with MS. He will remain forever in the hearts of his loving and beloved family. Husband of Vida Sandler. Son of Fay and Al Sandler. Father of Daniel, Randy, and fiancee Krystal Anstey. Stepfather of Katharine and Tony Karram. Brother of Shelle and Marvin Kalchman, Lori Sandler and fiancee Mark Wulfund. Fond uncle of Marissa, Hayley, Stacey, Josh, Zack, and Emily. Grandfather of Sebastien, Alexander, and Sareena. Special thanks to his devoted caregivers Klodo, Rupert, Jay, and Wayne. A funeral service will take place on Thursday, July 3rd, 2008, at 10:30 a.m. from Steeles Memorial Chapel, 350 Steeles Ave. W. (Between Yonge and Bathurst). Interment to follow at Pardes Shalom Cemetery. Shiva will be observed at 3600 Yonge St. Apt. 731, Thursday until 9 p.m., and Sunday-Tuesday from 1-9 p.m. Memorial donations may be made to the Multiple Sclerosis Society of Toronto 416-967-3033.