Michael Selby

21-Dec-1943 - 23-Sep-2021

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Michael Selby

On September 23, 2021, Michael Allan Selby passed
away after a short illlness from Covid19.
Michael was born December 21, 1943 the first born
son of Saul and Gaye Selby(nee Gelfand) from Winnipeg. Michael is survived by
his loving brothers Myron (Winnipeg) and Sheldon (Toronto). Also, first cousins
Rickie Hurov and Jeff Selby from Calgary, Terri Kushner and Abbi Baker from
 Michael received an Honours Science degree from the University of Manitoba in 1965 and Masters/PhD from Cornell in 1970. He also earned an ASA actuarial degree for the first 5 parts. Michael taught Mathematics at the University of Windsor from 1970 to 2001.  Michael was a brilliant and creative mathematics teacher! Michael also loved playing Bridge and was a Life Master. He also raised cockatiels for over 25 years. He also enjoyed watching and critiquing many TCM movies. He submitted numerous math problems to the Math League under the leadership of Mr. Daniel Flegler from Tenafly, N.J. Dan told us Michael was the absolute best friend you could ever have. He also had other close friends including Dr. Gerry McPhail and Mr. Byron Ydreos his sports buddy. His friends held him in high regard and they will miss him greatly. Anyone who really knew Michael knew he was a real mench. Myron and Sheldon would like to thank the professional nursing staff at the Met Hospital and Dr. Avi Wasserman for providing him with the best possible medical care available.  Funeral Services took place on Friday the 24th of September, 2021. In lieu of flowers, please make a contribution to a charity of your choice in his name. Michael -may you rest in peace forever.- you will always be remembered!

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