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Daniel Gay

After battling a long illness, Daniel Gay passed away peacefully Saturday, December 2, 2017. He was 84 years old. He was predeceased by his wife, Laura. He was a loving father to his daughter Rose-Marie (Stan) and his son Georges (Julie) as well as a proud grandfather to his granddaughter Sofia. He was predeceased by 3 brothers Wilner (Gladys), Roger (Susan) and Antoine (Colette), but survived by his sister Andrée and youngest brother Serge (Louise), several nieces and nephews, extended family members and friends.

Daniel Gay was born in Port-au-Prince, Haiti. He held a law degree (Port-au-Prince), a master's degree in anthropology (Mexico) and a doctorate in sociology (Pittsburgh). He has taught sociology and anthropology in the United States, as well as sociology at Laval University for over 30 years. His work involved undergraduate and graduate teaching, mentoring, research as well as manage the Doctorate Program in Sociology. He was also a published author of several sociological studies and books.

A memorial service will be announced at a later date and held in the Spring in Québec City.

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Messages in memory of Daniel Gay

Claude Bariteau
February 06, 2018
Madame Rose-Marie et monsieur Georges, j'ai grandement apprécié les échanges que j'ai eus avec votre père, un collègue admirable à la Faculté et un voisin de bureau pour qui j'avais un immense respect. Mes sincères condoléances. Claude Bariteau
Kapois Lamort
January 26, 2018
Un monument intellectuel et épistémologique qui a grandement contribué par ses nombreuses recherches à la conservation historique et archivistique des communautés noires et culturelles du Québec et du Canada.
Victor H. Ramos
December 12, 2017
Mes condoléances à sa famille et amis et celles de la communauté latino-américaine de la ville de Québec, membres de CASA latino-américaine.
Wilma Smith
December 10, 2017
Our thoughts and prayers are with you all. Precious memories last forever. Blessings!
Carole Morisset
December 08, 2017
Nos sympathies à la famille. Nous ne sommes jamais prêts à perdre nos parents. Nous sommes de tout cœur avec vous. Carole, Éric et David

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Online ceremony viewing is available at our Beaumont, Beaubien and Lasalle funeral home complexes and Côte-de-Liesse and Saint-Hubert cemeteries.

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