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Remembering Liz

Liz Metcalfe * 1954 - 2011

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Liz Metcalfe, a member of the WROAR Ride organizing committee, was killed while riding her motorcycle home after the WROAR Ride, caught up in a multi-car crash. We would like to offer our condolences to all of Liz's friends and family, and the many motorcyclists, colleagues, readers and students who, like us, will miss Liz greatly.

Liz Metcalfe

Liz and her ZX7 Hollywood Baby, named for all the plastic surgery Sunday June 12, 2011 - Liz leading the WROAR Ride

Liz, donating canned goods for the Scott Mission, at the 2011 Motorcycle SUPERSHOW

Liz and the WROAR Ride Organizing Committee on June 12 2011
Liz, and the WROAR Ride Organizing Committee
June 12 2011
Deb, Karlene, Luca, Alex, Liz

WROAR Committee and Liz Metcalfe
Liz and the WROAR Ride Committee
Luca, Alex, Liz and Goldie

Liz, laughing as always... May 2011 - sitting on a Titan Motorcycle

Liz, reviewing her map before the 2009 WROAR Ride

Liz, and her ZX7 enjoying a trackday at the Rider Development track at Mosport

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Join others in remembering Liz on Facebook - look for Liz Metcalfe Rocks!

Global News coverage: http://www.globalnews.ca/Video+Tragic+accident+June/4950753/story.html

Toronto Sun coverage: http://www.torontosun.com/2011/06/16/motorcycle-safety-advocates-death-mourned

Liz was an accomplished writer, and authored several blogs on different subjects




A beautiful funeral service was held for Liz on June 15th at Benjamin's Park Memorial Chapel in Toronto Ontario, and a huge escort of motorcycles accompanied Liz's family to the cemetery for a very moving burial service.

Liz connected with motorcyclists from all walks of life, as a safety advocate, riding instructor, motorsports journalist and at trackdays, Liz will be greatly missed by the motorcycling community.

Liz shared her boundless energy and enthusiasm, and her positive outlook and compassionate attitude were highly valed by the women of the WROAR Ride Committee. We will miss her and her infectious giggles so much! We wish to extend our condolences to Liz's family, friends and colleagues.

Update December 2013: The trial of the driver who struck and killed Liz has still not been concluded. You remain in our thoughts Liz!

motorcycle honour guard for Liz Metcalfe funeral motorcycle riders honour Elizabeth Metcalfe
riders attending Liz Metcalfes funeral provide an escort to the cemetary many motorcyclists turned out to celebrate the life of Liz Metcalfe
roadside memorial for Liz at the crash site a roadside memorial for Liz Metcalfe

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