Professor Dr. Michael Milde, Director Emeritus, McGill Institute of Air and Space Law
With deep sorrow, we announce that Michael Milde passed away on May 6, 2018 in London, Ontario.
He leaves behind his adored wife of 63 years, Marie, daughter Michaela (David Monod), son Michael (Valerie Mills-Milde), granddaughters Clara and Margaret Milde, grandson Adam Monod, and granddaughter Emma Monod.
Born and raised in Prague, he first studied, then taught at Charles University. In 1966 he moved with his family to Montreal, where he lived for more than four decades before moving finally to London. He travelled the world in the service of the United Nations, and served with distinction as a scholar in the field of Air and Space Law at McGill University. With love and care, he influenced the lives of many individuals around the world.
A private cremation has taken place. A memorial service for friends and family will be held at the Harris Funeral Home, 220 St. James Street in London, Ontario on May 30 at 3 pm, reception to follow. In lieu of flowers, please consider making a donation in his name either to St Joseph’s Hospice (London, Ontario) or to UNICEF, a charity that he admired and supported.
Many thanks to all who will remember him, and honour his memory.
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