Prof. Michael Brecher passed away peacefully in his sleep on January 16, 2022, at his home in Montreal, Quebec.
He was married to his beloved Eva Danon for 54 years until she passed away in 2004. He was 96 years old and is survived by his three daughters: Leora Brecher, Diana Brecher and Seegla Brecher, and their husbands Steven Finestone, Eric Robbins and Yossi Dayan. He is also survived by his two grandsons, Adam Finestone and Kobi Finestone, and Kobi’s fiancé Emily Millar.
Michael Brecher earned his Ph.D. in International Relations from Yale University in 1953. He is a member of the Royal Society of Canada and has been the R.B. Angus professor at McGill University since 1954. He authored 30 books and countless articles throughout his career. He retired after 69 years at McGill in August 2021.
In lieu of flowers, you can make a donation to Human Rights Watch or Amnesty International in his honour.