Paul McIntyre took his last breath peacefully at the Regency Park Long Term Care Home November 4, 2020. Born in Peterborough, ON, October 1, 1931, he was the only son of Vincent McIntyre and Mary Poirier McIntyre, director and teachers in Canadian schools. Paul was Director, Music Dept. U of Windsor 1970-1980; professor, composer and performer, he inspired with his teaching and performances 1970-1996 at U of Windsor. Having served the U of Windsor as Professor he was honored with the “Recognition Award” in 1995 for 25 years of service. Paul, a Roman Catholic, was not a ‘stay-at-home-person’ as a young scholar: U of Toronto Bachelor of Music 1951, Doctor of Music 1958. In Paris, he studied composition with Tom Aubin, aesthetics and analysis with Olivier Messiaen 1953-54. In Salzburg, he studied conducting with Markewitch and Sowalisch. In 1958, he studied piano with Claudio Arrau, and 1960-61 conducting with Pierre Monteux. Performances and Compositions: Accompanist to Jan Rubes for Columbia Community Concerts, Paul toured Canada and the U.S. 1955-57. His composition Judith, a melodramatic cantata won the First Vancouver International Festival Competition: with Lois Marshall soprano soloist and with William Steinberg conducting. While he was Prof. of Music, U of Minnesota 1964-67, Paul performed the complete Piano Sonatas of Beethoven in a seven-week marathon in 1967. For more creative excellence please visit Encyclopedia of Music in Canada 1992 and Canadian Who’s Who 1998. Paul was a member of the Canadian League of Composers and many of his compositions can be obtained through the Canadian Music Centre. Paul married Phyllis Runge in December 1959, and was beloved father to their children John Francis, Stephen Paul (Janet Lantz), Moira Clare, Lenore Therese (Ted Ludwig), Judith Eva (Lukasz Galecki), and grandfather to Fiona and Thea. Survived by many friends and especially by cousins George and Collette Saranchuk and their families of St. Catharines, ON.