Winnipeg, Manitoba–August 3, 2011–The Ukrainian Canadian Congress offered its condolences to the friends and family of the late Ruth “Babs” Asper. Babs Asper passed away on Saturday, July 30th at the age of 78.
“On behalf of the Ukrainian Canadian community, I would like to offer our heartfelt condolences to the family and many friends of Babs Asper,” stated UCC National President Paul Grod. “Having the pleasure to know both Izzy and Babs I can say that they were people who were committed to the ideals of an inclusive and equitable Canadian Museum for Human Rights that would teach the various human rights stories to Canadians and the world.”
May the Omnipresent comfort her among the other mourners of Zion and Jerusalem – Hamakom y’nachem etchem b’toch sh’ar aveylei tziyon viyrusholayim.
May her Memory be Eternal – Vichnaya Pam’yat.