President for the past two years of the Ontario Women's Hospital Auxiliaries Association, Mrs. T.J. Lytle, 67, died Friday at her home, 131 Hilton Ave., Toronto. The association, in session for its annual meeting at the Royal York Hotel, had planned the presentation of a life membership to Mrs. Lytle at her home following the opening lunch on Saturday.
President for 7 years of the auxiliary of the Women's College Hospital, she had been made a life member of the organization.
During the First World War Mrs. Lytle served as a VAD at the Royal Herbert Hospital, Woolwich, Eng., and in the Second World War with the Emergency Service, Red Cross. She had received a special award for service with the Red Cross.
Formerly Laura M. Harper, she was born in Winona and was a resident for some time of Hamilton. She was a graduate of the Hamilton General Hospital School of Nursing and for several years was matron of the Mineral Springs Sanatorium, Manitoba. Mrs. Lytle had been an active church worker in Hamilton and a member of the Elgar and Century United Church Choirs.
She was a member of the Mendelssohn Choir, Toronto, and St. Columba United Church.
Her husband died a year ago. She leaves five step-children: Robert, John and Craig Lytle, all of Winnipeg, and Irene Lytle and Mrs. Dorothy Smith, Toronto; four sisters, Mrs. G.A.Glidden, Vinemount; Mrs. Fred Mather, Stoney Creek; Miss Myrta Harper, New York, and Mrs. Gerald Simpson, Hamilton; and one brother, Hillard Harper, Vinemount.