Passing of Susan Margaret Burke (June 4, 1953 – August 22, 2022)

Skate Ontario is sad to hear about the passing of Susan Burke. A Celebration of Life will be held on Sunday, September 18th from 11am-2:30pm at the Toronto Cricket, Skating and Curling Club (141 Wilson Avenue, Toronto, ON M5M 3A3). Please RSVP if you plan to attend ( A link to a livestream will be provided for those who are unable to attend in person. We welcome everyone to share photos, stories and videos as well as sign the guest book.

In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to support animal rescue and welfare. Her favourite organizations included the Sheldrick Wildlife Trust (, Georgina Animal Services ( and of course the UDR Canada Rescue ( For more on the legacy of Susan visit: