Pierre Gregoire was source of joy, but later pain, as he struggled with addiction – The Star

Gregoire died on Feb. 15 at age 28 in the bathroom at a Toronto KFC restaurant, shortly after injecting heroin police suspect contained fentanyl. A memorial was held for him this week.

Feb. 26, 2017

It was a mild winter when Pierre Gregoire, just 3 ½ years old, and his infant sister came to the two-storey house that would become one of his many homes.

The boy with the infectious smile and gentle heart immediately won over Joe and Gloria Curotte, the foster parents who loved and bonded with the child they would come to consider a son.

“He had the biggest grin,” his mother, Gloria, said, remembering that first day.

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