Derek Allen

Obituary of Derek Pearson Henderson Allen




Professor Emeritus of Philosophy and Honorary Fellow

Trinity College, University of Toronto


Sadly, after an unexpected illness, Derek died on Thursday, April 27, 2023, at Toronto Grace Health Centre.

Beloved husband of Margaret Allen; brother-in-law of Frances Woollard, Kathleen and Harry Howie, and Elinor and Keith Joyce; and cousin to Cecille, Jonathan, and Deborah Bunford, and Marilyn Thornton, Doug Allen, Louise Sinclair and their families. 


The family will receive friends at the Humphrey Funeral Home A.W. Miles – Newbigging Chapel, 1403 Bayview Avenue (south of Davisville) on Thursday May 4th from 6:00 8:00 p.m.  A funeral service will be held on May 5th at 11:00 a.m., at Trinity College Chapel, Trinity College, University of Toronto, 6 Hoskin Avenue.  In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to a charity of your choice.   Condolences may be forwarded through


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