Anne Elkin

Section 18, Lot 276
York Cemetery

Born near Surrey on the outskirts of London, Anne Elkin received her formal teacher training in Britain before moving to Canada in 1958. She earned a degree in physical education and later specialised in early childhood education. Mrs. Elkin joined Toronto’s Huron Play School (a downtown nursery co-operative) in 1976, and was its only full-time teacher. The school is jointly run by a director and a team of parent staffers. Anne Elkin died unexpectedly at her home on October 21, in 1985 at the age of 51.

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