Don passed away peacefully on October 13, 2014 at home at the age of 83 after a brief illness. Originally from Saskatchewan, Don moved to Richmond, BC in 1969 and then in 2007 decided to make Trail his home.
Don loved being a handyman, always finding some project to do around his house and at his cabin at Christina Lake. He enjoyed the time he spent with his children and grandchildren. He also enjoyed golfing, curling, crib, relaxing at Christina Lake, coffee with his friends at McDonalds while in Richmond and at the Coffee Coop in Trail.
Don will be sadly missed by his sons Mike from Ottawa, Jim from Vancouver, daughter Wendy Santori (Sandy) from Trail, his step daughter Carla Carter from Richmond and several grandchildren and great-grandchildren. He was predeceased by his wife Marge and son Gary.
There will be a private family graveside service held at Valley View Memorial Gardens in Surrey, BC. Bill Clark of Alternatives Funeral and Cremation Services™ has been entrusted with arrangements.
As an expression of sympathy, please make donations to the BCSPCA in Don’s name at 7700 Highway 3B, Trail, BC, V1R 4X2.
You are invited to leave a personal message of condolence at the family’s online register at www.myalternatives.ca