From Marian Scott of the Montreal Gazette:
Canadian filmmaker Paul Almond dies at age 83
Canadian film legend Paul Almond, creator of the Seven Up! British documentary series and author of the Alford novels, has died in Malibu, Calif., at age 83. He died of heart disease Thursday, about 10 days after being admitted to hospital.
“After a graceful, thoughtful and tenacious fight, Paul made his transition, surrounded by his family,” his son Matthew Almond said.
News of his death spread quickly in the Gaspé region, where Almond had deep roots and lived part of the year in an ancestral home in Shigawake. Continue reading.