Charles (Chuck) Botz
BOTZ, Charles (Chuck) Karl - Died at Victoria Hospital on Wednesday, May 10, 2017 in his 72nd year. Son of Karl and Anna Botz. Loving husband for 39 years of Jeanette. Dear cousin to Irna and Irwin Koch. Many thanks to all the friends who supported him during his illness. There will be a Memorial Service on Thursday, May 25 at 2 pm at Harris Funeral Home, 220 St. James St. at Richmond. Reception to follow. In lieu of flowers, contributions to a charity of your choice would be appreciated.
May 11, 2017, 10:33 pm
Our deepest sympathies. Chuck and his infectious laugh will be missed. He knowledge and love of food was inspiring - made one want to run to the kitchen! Send you love and prayers, Susan and Phil
May 12, 2017, 1:01 pm
I am so sorry to hear that Chuck has passed away. He was a wonderful colleague who opinion I valued and whose company I enjoyed. He will be missed by many. My sincere condolences to Chuck's family.
May 12, 2017, 1:17 pm
So sorry to hear this news. I first met Chuck about 1995 as the Province was deciding on the RAI. I remember he loved driving an amazing car.
Loved his laugh and love of life. My condolences.
May 12, 2017, 4:54 pm
Please accept my condolences for your loss. I worked with Chuck for many years in my role at the Canadian Institute for Health Information and he was always a great friend and supporter of the Canadian health care system.
We always looked forward to our meetings with Chuck as he was wonderful as a chairman, a committee member and as a person. We will miss him greatly.
Ian & Monica Parson
May 12, 2017, 5:48 pm
Our heart-felt sympathies to everyone in Chuck’s world. As my treasured friend of 50 years, I first encountered Chuck in 1st year university. The undergraduate and graduate adventures we shared were filled with his laughter, support, and accomplishment – all reinforced by Chuck’s positive, sage and humorous temperament. Chuck was best man at our wedding and Monica and I are feeling a deep vacuum with many fond memories to partially ease the pain. Chuck leaves his eclectic circle of friends, thankful for his kinship, with smiles on their faces and warmth in their hearts, their lives being all the richer for having known him.
May 17, 2017, 5:38 pm
I am so very sorry for your loss. Chuck has been an amazing colleague and friend. I knew him from JPPC; I was part of the JPPC staff. I kept in touch with a phone call or an email every now and again, and it was always so uplifting to talk to him. We would compare notes on work situations, on Russia (which seemed to be the hardest place to get a visa for you, and the furthest place on my list to visit), cats, dogs and so many other topics. You may remember, I visited you at your home once when I was in London on a work trip. I had such a wonderful time, I will never forget this.
I was planning a JPPC get together a couple of months ago and contacted Chuck to see if he would come up. I was devastated to find out about his health, and was planning on visiting him in London, but unfortunately, we never got to confirming the date.
Please accept my deepest condolences. I will truly miss him. If you are ever in Toronto and there is anything you need, please do not hesitate to contact me. Julia
Paul E. Cooper
May 19, 2017, 1:05 pm
My deepest condolences to Chuck's parents and to Jeanette for your loss. I hope to be able to attend the Memorial Service on Thursday.
May 25, 2017, 8:50 am
Chuck and I shared a common interest in cars, squba and squash and was fun to talk to. He will be missed. My condolences to the family.
Claire & Henry Bendheim
May 26, 2017, 8:29 am
Henry & I were very sad to hear of your loss. We will always remember Chuck as a true gentleman with a big smile.Sincerely Claire
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