It is with great sadness that we announce the death of Barry G. Butler. He was born in Ottawa on July 29, 1946 and, died of brain cancer at the age of 74 years, in Ottawa on August 5, 2020.

In 2018 he was still active and he participated in international events and won silver in Class 3 at Canadian Para Championships.

In December 2019, he received an award on behalf of Table Tennis Canada for long term service and development of table tennis in Canada. Barry was also employed by the Federal Government in the position of program manager for sports for the disabled.