Drag images here or select from your computer for Robert Dale “Bob” Thompson memorial. Try again later. Non-subscribers can read and sort comments but will not be able to engage with them in any way. It is none of your business what kind of jewelry she wears. But I get to do more segments than I would ever have had the opportunity to do as host of a supper-hour newscast." All of which makes her a public face of the complex experience known as modern womanhood. Please try again later. Your account has been locked for 30 minutes due to too many failed sign in attempts. She is an exemplar of how to survive and juggle its many challenges. Canada AM offers easily-digested morning fare: celebrity interviews, cooking and health features, hard news and entertainment. But she quit after two years. If you think that living through those recent events is exhausting enough -- her cancer was diagnosed about 18 months ago and she completed treatment, including three months of chemotherapy and six and a half weeks of radiation, only last Christmas -- consider that, in her new job, she begins her day at 3 in the morning. Oops, some error occurred while uploading your photo(s). Welcome to The Globe and Mail’s comment community. Resend Activation Email. "Oh, I love the shift [of Canada AM]" she says cheerily on the set of the show, which she began co-hosting with Jeff Hutcheson and Seamus O'Regan in November. If you would like to write a letter to the editor, please forward it to letters@globeandmail.com. We were unable to submit your feedback at this time. Yet with her struggle against cancer in the spotlight of a medium that puts a premium on appearances, Thomson, who lost her hair following cancer treatment, has unwittingly become more interesting to us, more intriguingly human, because she is now seen as having more depth than the surface industry in which she works.But the point seems lost on her. Tel: 905-709-2330 "I don't need [cancer]to define me as much as other people need it to be what defines me.". Beverly Thomson, the only daughter, was 20 at the time. It's a conscious decision, like deciding to be happy, " she says. info2@canhealth.com, © 2020 Canadian Healthcare Technology. He was then promoted to run McKesson’s Hospital Pharmacy Automation business unit. Canadian Healthcare Technology He loved fishing, traveling, gardening and reading C.S. This account has been disabled. This is a space where subscribers can engage with each other and Globe staff. Please enter your email address and we will send you an email with a reset password code. You have chosen this person to be their own family member. That day was a fog," she says. Please check your email and click on the link to activate your account. Family members linked to this person will appear here. The lesson you learn is how to move on." With no history of breast cancer in her family, the diagnosis came as a shock. GREAT NEWS! A system error has occurred. Failed to delete memorial. If you are looking to give feedback on our new site, please send it along to, To view this site properly, enable cookies in your browser. To learn more about Allscripts in Canada visit www.allscripts.com. 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All photos appear on this tab and here you can update the sort order of photos on memorials you manage. Midway. Contrary to popular wisdom that suggests a brush with cancer can alter someone's life, Thomson maintains that she did not ruminate about her existential purpose when she was diagnosed with breast cancer in May 2002. You may not upload any more photos to this memorial, This photo was not uploaded because this memorial already has 20 photos, This photo was not uploaded because you have already uploaded 5 photos to this memorial, This photo was not uploaded because this memorial already has 30 photos, This photo was not uploaded because you have already uploaded 20 photos to this memorial. When they return to school in the afternoon, Thomson tries to nap for an hour. There's always something that has to give." It's just that it's hard to get it in every single day. Sorry! English (Her trick for waking up in the wee hours of the morning is to drink eight 12-ounce glasses of water after she rises and before she goes on air, live, at 6:30 a.m. You can still file a request but no one will be notified. "And there's no comparison between one kind and another. Of course, every working mom needs a wife, and Thomson has one in the form of her house husband, Rob Dale, who is a commercial and industrial real-estate agent. Some information in it may no longer be current. If you have questions, please contact support@findagrave.com. Try again. 1 decade ago. She has since become a spokesperson for the Ontario chapter of the Canadian Breast Cancer Foundation. "I thought it would be more difficult than it is. Lewis books. Photos larger than 8Mb will be reduced. Thornhill, Ontario, Canada L4J 7R9 Favorite Answer. Oops, we were unable to send the email. She couldn't turn down the opportunity to join Canada AM, even if it meant breaking her contract with Global, where she had been a news anchor for six-and-a-half years. Also an additional 2 volunteers within fifty miles. Quickly see who the memorial is for and when they lived and died and where they are buried. "Everyone has adversity in their lives," she says softly. Verify and try again. Are you sure that you want to report this flower to administrators as offensive or abusive? We never expect newscast anchors to be more than one dimensional. Click here to subscribe. Just when you thought the feminist struggle was petering out, along comes a seventies-style Super Woman to prove that yes, sisters, having it all is possible and doable if you have the drive and the right philosophy. After the show finishes at 9 a.m., she works at the CTV offices for another couple of hours before heading home to nearby Pickering. Edit a memorial you manage or suggest changes to the memorial manager. But Thomson's move to CTV wasn't without controversy. you again? Add to your scrapbook. Not only that, she is a recent breast cancer patient. Beverly Thomson Wiki: Salary, Married, Wedding, Spouse, Family Beverly Thomson (born April 15, 1966) is a Canadian journalist and co-host of Canada AM, CTV's national morning show. If a new volunteer signs up in your requested photo location, they may see your existing request and take the photo. Asked if she recognizes that people might look at her differently and perhaps with more curiosity, given her determination to face cancer and carry on, she has a simple reply. There was such an outpouring of support from viewers, she decided to do a mini-documentary about her treatment called There Is No Fear. Soon after, her brother, Douglas, then 24, was killed in a car accident near Markham, Ont. "But I didn't want anyone to know until I knew what the treatment was going to be.". or don't show this again—I am good at figuring things out. Thanks for your help! All photos uploaded successfully, click on the Done button to see the photos in the gallery. For Edits select Suggest Edits on the memorial page. Relevance *Miss_Autumn* Lv 7. In a self-examination, she discovered a large lump in her right breast and went to see her doctor the same day. "But if you get to bed on time, this shift is an absolute pleasure." 1 decade ago. Rob previously served as Director of Operations at Triple G (GE Healthcare) where he was responsible for the TriWin Laboratory Information Systems business unit, with over 150 Canadian customers. It is impossible to do everything well, she explains. Her brother had just died and she needed time to recover. Dressed in charcoal grey pants and a sweater underneath a longish lavender jacket, Thomson is one of those made-for-TV members of the species: blond, blue-eyed, trim, and bubbly. Left to cherish his memories are loving wife of fifty-seven years; Doris Rhyne Thompson of Spruce Pine; his children; Robert Thompson, Jr. and wife, Teresa of Summit, NJ; Marsha Whitson and husband, Ronnie of Spruce Pine; and Gregg Thompson and wife, Nancy of Raleigh; his grandchildren; Robert, Jose’, Grey, Reid, and Molly; his sister; Carol Warfield of Minneapolis, MN; many nieces and nephews.A service celebrating the life of Mr. Bob Thompson will be held on Saturday, November 8, 2014 at 3:00 pm at the First Baptist Church of Spruce Pine with Dr. Rocky Branch and Dr. Bob Gray officiating. We have a volunteer within ten miles of your requested photo location. Prior to Triple G, Rob worked at McKesson Canada, first as a Senior Client Executive with the information systems group responsible for key customers in Ontario. "We had lost a nanny and had day care trouble," she explains. We do not have any photo volunteers within fifty miles of your requested photo location.