Canadian Magazine Industry News
21 June 2010,     TORONTO
Cynthia Brouse dies
Cynthia Brouse, well known in the magazine industry for her teaching, writing and work as a copy editor died Saturday at St. Michael's Hospital in Toronto following a long struggle with cancer.

Cynthia Brouse
Cynthia Brouse

Brouse was a longtime instructor of fact checking and research at Ryerson University. She was also a writer for many Canadian magazines including Saturday Night, Toronto Life, The New Quarterly, Chatelaine and countless others.

She was awarded the Outstanding Achievement Award at the National Magazine Awards in 2009 and accepted it with a graceful speech, dedicating it to those “behind the scenes” who make magazines tick.

Brouse chronicled her struggle with cancer in a funny and frank manner on her blog, The Clothesline Saga.

Funeral and memorial plans have yet to be announced. Stay with Masthead for details as they become available.

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