Livia Marie Thur (née Rechnitzer)
Born May 12, 1928 (Hungary) - Died May 9, 2020 (Canada) LLD, MA Economics, MA Political Science; Université de Louvain.
Baccalaureat: Apponyi Albert Highschool, Győr, Hungary, Research economist at IRES, Université de Louvain, Belgium; Professor at the Faculty of Economics and Lecturer at the Faculty of Law, Université de Montréal, QC; Lecturer, economics, Radio Canada T.V. in association with the university. Vice Principal (Academics) Université du Québec à Trois Rivières, QC; Assistant Secretary of the Ministry of State for Science and Technology, Ottawa; Vice Chairman of the National Energy Board, Ottawa; Member of the Board of Directors Bell Canada and a number of other Canadian companies and Associations; Member of the Science Council of Canada. Pre-deceased by her husband Otto E. Thur (1999), former professor at the U of M,; Vice Chairman of the Economic Council of Canada; Associate Deputy Minister, Department of Finance, Ottawa; President of the Canadian Textile Board. Survived by her brother Hubert Rechnitzer (spouse Edith), both retired P.S., Ottawa, and nephew Edgar P. Rechnitzer, RCAF Maj. (Ret.), Calgary. There will be a private interment.