Arlene Mantle 1939--2012
She lit her candle in the wind. It is with great sadness that we announce the passing of singer-songwriter and social activist Arlene Mantle (Sage), on September 10, 2012.
The trademark headband, overalls, buttons, acoustic guitar, Joplin voice and razor wit and insight will be instantly recognizable to anyone fighting for justice in the ‘80's and 90’s in Ontario, in Canada and around the world.
A woman, a feminist, poor, lesbian, a single mother, Arlene forged her own path. She…