Whenever we heard a friendly voice call “Greetings! Greetings!” we knew that Hughgo was in the building! Hughgo came to the Club on a regular basis to use the exercise area, and we looked forward to the interesting stories and conversations he brought with him. He chatted with the staff and danced with the preschoolers outside. We will miss his warmth, his laugh and his positive attitude. Rest in peace, Hughgo.
Hughgo (Hugh) Joseph Extavour passed away in his 78th year in his Toronto home. Beloved son, brother, husband, father, grandfather,uncle, cousin, friend, mentor. Born in Port of Spain, Trinidad & Tobago, third child of Daphne Patience Clothilda Extavour and Eric Conrad Extavour, he came to Canada in 1967 and extended the Extavour name into this country. Founding member of Martinsday, Caribana, Afropan, King Friends International and countless other community upliftment activities; musician, drummer, philosopher, social entrepreneur and artist. He spent 30 years at the CBC as a
He is survived, honoured and remembered by his partner and wife Doris Matyas Extavour, their children Mariea Esi Anne Extavour, Mwanajuma Ericka Dorothea Extavour, Marcius Hugh Tutankhamun Extavour, and Cassandra Gabrielle Makeda Extavour, grandchildren Simone Avenel Dorothea Extavour and Vivien Irene Daphne
Extavour, and all Extavour family extensions.
Private cremation has taken place in Toronto, and a celebration of his life will be held at a later date.
We are so honoured that the family has requested that donations in Hughgo’s memory will go to St. Alban’s Boys and Girls Club. Please indicate that your donation is in Hughgo’s name.