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  • "Back during the 75-76 season I was a kid from Anchorage AK..."
    - Mark Romankiw
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    - Don Tannahill
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    - Mike Cascella
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    - Gord Langevin
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    - Frank Hughes
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Don "Smokey" McLeod, of Port Coquitlam, passed away on March 11, 2015. He is survived by his two daughters, Dana (Brian) Makay, grandsons, Brad and Brendan, Kelly, granddaughter Keagan, his three sisters Peggy, Joyce (Jack), Jackie (Ron), his best friend Sharlene and many nieces and nephews. Don was born in Trail where he played hockey and baseball growing up. He left Trail at the age of 16 to play hockey for the Edmonton Oil Kings and this started his path to playing in the NHL, WHA, and for Team Canada in 1974. He retired from hockey in 1978 and then went to work for Hershey Canada until he retired in 2003. Dad's greatest joy were his grandchildren. He loved to watch them play sports and could often be heard talking about their achievements in hockey, baseball, and softball. There will be no funeral service as per Dad's request. A celebration of life will take place at a later date in Port Coquitlam.

Published in The Province on Mar. 17, 2015
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