Trade Regrets: Michael Golden, 1962-2012

Monday, May 14th, 2012

CMT regretfully announces the passing of Michael Golden, VP at Erikson Music, on May 11, 2012. Golden was a a well-respected member of the Canadian MI industry and will be greatly missed.

From JAM Industries:

“Michael passed away peacefully, on Friday, May 11, 2012, at the West Island Palliative Care Residence. Beloved husband and best friend of Micheline Bedard. Loving father and father-in-law of Dawna, Cory, Jessica, and Graeme. Sweetest Zaidie of Kashmyr and Nemis. Cherished son of Marilyn Schwarzbartl Golden and Marty and Yoshiko Golden. Dear brother and brother-in-law of Annie and Jeff, Joel, Matthew, and Jennifer. He also leaves to mourn his mother- and father-in-law, André and Theresa, and brothers- and sisters-in-law, Mark and Kim, Frank, Melanie, Laurie, and Paul, Lisa and Eric; as well as his many nieces, nephews, aunts, uncles, cousins and friends. We would like to thank Dr. Cholette and the amazing staff at the West Island Palliative Care Residence; Michael’s attending physicians, Dr. Mihalciou and Dr. Garoufalis at the Royal Victoria Hospital; Dr. Petrecca at the Montreal Neurological Institute; and Dr. Panet-Raymond at Montreal General Hospital, as well as their support staff. In lieu of flowers, donations in Michael’s memory may be made to the West Island Palliative Care, (514) 693-1718, to Nova West Island, (514) 695-8335, or to the Canadian Cancer Society, (514) 255-5151. Michael fought a brave battle and had the strength to know when to let go.”