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Dorothy Jane Metcalf Deane, editor, was born on 26 December 1913 to Harry M. Metcalf and Gwendolyn Metcalf. She attended Grimsby High School before entering Trinity College in September 1931. She graduated with a BA in 1934. An active volunteer in the Trinity community, Dorothy Deane served as a member of Trinity Corporation and Trinity’s Governing Council. In recognition of her service Deane was presented with the University of Toronto Arbor Award in 1995 and the Long-Service Award in 1996 for her volunteer work with St Hilda’s.
She married Edward Franklin Borbridge on 14 October 1939 at St Andrew’s Church in Grimsby, Ontario. Edward Borbridge was born in 1913 and received a BA from Trinity College in 1935 and a law degree from Osgoode Hall in 1937. Borbridge practised law in Peterborough and Toronto until his death in Spring Point, Alberta, in 1942.
After the death of Edward Franklin Borbridge, Dorothy Jane Metcalf married Roger Eric Deane, a geology professor at the University of Toronto. In October 1965 Roger Deane drowned near Tobermory, Ontario, while on a research trip.
Dorothy Jane Deane died on 23 December 2008 in Toronto, Ontario.