From our friends at Skeptics Canada - Society For Critical Inquiry:
With great sorrow, we report that Henry Gordon has passed away.
Henry was a professional magician, journalist, book author, and leading Canadian skeptic. He was a founder and chair of the Ontario Skeptics, a precursor to Skeptics Canada, for which he remained chair emeritus and a respected member. He was also a fellow of the Committee for the Scientific Investigation of Claims of the Paranormal (CSICOP), now CSI. He was well-known internationally for his exposures of Uri Geller, Shirley Maclaine and other paranormal practitioners in his books, articles and television appearances.
Henry Gordon passed away at age 89 on Saturday, January 24, 2009 after a lengthy illness.
The funeral is being held at 1 p.m. on Tuesday, January 27 2009 at Benjamin’s Park Memorial Chapel, 2401 Steeles Ave. West., Toronto.
Chair, Skeptics Canada