Passed away on May 30th age 82.  Survived by loving wife of 60 years Elizabeth (nee Fabu), daughters Susanna (David), Natalie (Garry) Predeceased by his son Ashley. Grandpa to Allison and Braeden. Step-grandpa to Evan, Stephen (Toronto), Spencer, Chris, & Zach (Calgary).  Brother of Richard, Larry, Patsy, Janice, & Rosemary.  Predeceased by parents Arthur & Jessie, brothers John, Robert, & Dennis.  He will be missed by many nieces, nephews, family and friends.   David was a dedicated Secondary School teacher with WECDSB and also worked with the Corps of Royal Canadian Engineers (Vedder Crossing, BC).  He was a member of the Royal Canadian Legion Branch 12 and retired as a Captain from the Essex and Kent Scottish Regiment.   David delighted in seeing the development of young people: his students, cadets, and most of all his grandchildren.  He enjoyed reading, music, gardening and spending time with his pets Sassy, Joey, and Otis.  David’s family would like to extend a heartfelt thank you to CCAC, WRH-Met Campus ICU for the care & compassion shown to David & his family.  Donations to the Canadian Dachshund Rescue or Windsor Regional Cancer Centre would be appreciated by the family. Cremation has taken place.  Memorial service will be held at St. Mary’s Anglican Church, 1983 St. Mary’s Gate, Walkerville on Friday, June 9th, 2017 at 3:00 p.m.  Arrangements entrusted to Families First 3260 Dougall Ave. South Windsor, 519-969-5841.  Share memories, photos or make a donation at

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