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Dr. Daphne Jenkins Trasler

Dr. Daphne Jenkins Trasler

On Saturday August 28, 2021, our beloved wife and mother Dr. Daphne Jenkins Trasler passed away peacefully after a brief illness at the age of 95. Wife of Frank Trasler for 70 years, she leaves behind her children Jacquetta and Tessa, her grandchildren Geneviève and Madeleine and her great-grandchildren Emma, Laurie and Alek. She was a loving, supportive wife and mother, a passionate and curious scientist and an exemplary early role model for women in her field.


A private ceremony with immediate family is planned.  Condolences can be communicated to the family via the J.J. Cardinal Funeral Home in Dorval (

In lieu of flowers, please direct donations to McGill University, the MUHC or a charity of your choice.

We sincerely appreciate the kindness and care of the staff at the Chartwell Belvédères de Lachine Residence and the Lachine General Hospital.






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  • Peter McCarthy Posted

    I’m very sorry to learn this sad news about Mrs. (Dr.) Trasler. We crossed paths at least a few times a week at the Belvederes Lachine — she always had a beautiful twinkle in her eyes! My sympathies to all of you. Pete McC.

  • Raouf Fadel Posted

    I am truly sorry to hear of the loss of Daphne Trasler. Please accept my deepest condolences .

    Raouf Fadel

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