It is with profound sadness that we announce the passing of Rabbi Dr. David Monson loving husband of the late Sue, adored father of Judith, cherished Zaidie of Beth, Monica and Stuart and Jessica Waldman, devoted brother and brother-in-law of Jean and the late Juair Monson, Daniel and Edith Monson, Connie and the late Lou Soberman, the late Jack and Kate Strashin, the late Sam Strashin, Lila and the late Dr. Israel Strashin and Frank Strashin. Rabbi Monson was a proud WWII Veteran, a respected community leader and “The People_s Rabbi”. The family wishes to thank the staff of 6E at Baycrest Hospital and Dorette for their compassion and caring. We extend to Maddie Banzon, a long time devoted caregiver and friend, a special note of our utmost gratitude. rnrnFuneral services will be held at Beth Sholom Synagogue, 1445 Eglinton Avenue West at 11 a.m., Wednesday, July 30, 2008. Shiva will take place in the Rabbi_s home, 132 Strathearn Road from 1:30 p.m. Services will be held at the house of shiva in the evenings at 7 p.m.rnrnTo honour Rabbi Monson donations may be made to Shaare Zedek Hospital in Jerusalem by phoning 416-781-3584.rn