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It is with great love and sadness that we announce the passing of Lucien Prézès; husband, father, brother, grandfather, great-grandfather, and friend to many.

Born in Paris, France, on July 26, 1932, to Rose and Charles Prézès, brother to Fernand Pisarz (Z”L) and Odile Silberberg. Husband to Debby Prézès, Father to Gigi (Frank), Aaron (Elizabeth), Denise (Randy), Paul (Z”L) (Cindy), Nadine (Stephen) and, David (Sheila). Grandfather to 22, and great-grandfather to many.

He survived the war as a hidden child in a Catholic orphanage. He was an extraordinary man who touched so many with his smiles, affection, and French charm. Thank you so much to the staff at Baycrest Apotex 6th floor and especially Zeny De Guzman, his private caregiver, who cared and loved Lucien for the last 4 years. He will be terribly missed, but never forgotten!!!

Memorial donations may be made to the Baycrest Foundation (416-785-2875), to the Israel Cancer Research Fund (, and to EFRAT, an Israeli organization to support to women in crisis bring their babies into the world with dignity, joy, and peace of mind (

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