Esther C. McLean, beloved wife of Geo. F. Rycroft, of Toronto, died Thursday evening, February 6th, at her home there.
Mrs. Rycroft, who was the only daughter of Rev. and Mrs. Geo. A. Mclean, minister of Grimsby Baptist Chruch, was born in Schomberg, and was married to Geo. F. Rycroft in Ingersoll in 1938.
Surviving her in addition to her husband and two children, Patricia Alice and Paul Frederick, are her father and mother, Rev. Geo. A. and Mrs. McLean, and one brother, C.C. McLean, M.D., of the staff of the Freeport Sanatorium, Kitchener.
Mrs. Rycroft was an accomplished pianist and had a true contralto voice, and until the birth of her children gave freely of her talents for church and other purposes. She had been a member of the College Street Baptist Church choir, the Park Road Baptist Church choir, and the Lawrence Dafoe Choir, all of Toronto.
The funeral service was held on Saturday afternoon, February 7th, from the chapel of the Ralph Day Funeral Home to Mount Pleasant Cemetery, and was conducted by her minister, Dr. C.G. Stone.