ATKINSON, Harold Russell On December 23, 2004 while in the loving care of his family at 67 years of age. Beloved husband and best friend of Mary (nee Walczak) for 42 years. Treasured father of Margaret and husband Matthew Romain, Sarah and husband Shawn Hupka, Kevin and partner Julie Cook, Aaron and wife Katrina, and Anna. Loving Bampa of Kevin (Kiwi), Katie, Hannah and Emma. Cherished son of the late Harold (Pat) and Mary Atkinson (nee Fowler). Dear oldest brother of David and Donna, Lloyd and Sharon, Jim and Carolyn, Lindsay, Joan CSJ, Pat and Jim Craigmile, Carol and Dave Breen, Mary and Bud, Maggie and Laurie Woodcock, Millie, Bob and Ann. He was a loving uncle to many nieces and nephews. Harold was a much loved and respected professor of Mathematics at the University of Windsor for 39 years. A founding member of the Windsor Folk Music Society, he shared his lifelong love of folk music with his family, friends and community. Harold's loved to travel and explored many places with his family, whether in a camper van, on foot or in song. Harold cared deeply about social justice, the environment and the welfare of others. Donations may be made to the Citizens Environment Alliance or any other cause for which you care deeply. We will greatly miss Harolds strong voice rising in song, his gentle manner and his limitless compassion; he will live on in endless song. Visiting Monday 3-5, 7-9 p.m. Prayers Monday 8:00 p.m. at Families First Funeral Home & Chapel, (969-5841) 2670 Dougall Ave. On Tuesday, family and friends are invited to meet directly at Assumption Church (350 Huron Church) for Funeral Mass at 10:30 a.m. Cremation to follow. You may leave your cherished memories online at www.familiesfirst.net Published in the Windsor Star on 12/27/2004.