web_Docherty, William GaryPassed away peacefully surrounded by his loving family on June 19, 2014 at the age of 75. Loving and devoted husband to Elizabeth, with whom he celebrates 54 years of wonderful marriage in August. The best dad in the planet to Susan Docherty (husband Chris Thompson) and David Docherty. Adored grandpa and mentor to Cody, Nina Docherty and Alexis Payton Thompson. Brother to Wilma (Billie) Nantais and the late Marylou Read. Gary will be missed by his many nieces, nephews and friends. Gary was a retired Vice President of Academics at St. Clair College, a double graduate from the University of Windsor and an accomplished academic author. Gary was instrumental in creating the Green Path Committee for St. Clair Beach. He was an avid golfer at Kingsville Golf and Country Club where he scored his two holes in one. Gary’s presence was profound and he will be truly missed by his family and by his friends. If you so desire memorial donations to the Kidney Foundation would be appreciated by the family. Visiting Friday 6-9 p.m. Saturday 10 a.m. until time of Celebration of Gary’s life at 11:30 a.m. at Families First 3260 Dougall Ave. South Windsor, 519-969-5841. Private family interment Heavenly Rest Cemetery. Share memories, photos or make a donation at www.FamiliesFirst.ca  

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