WILLIS, Donald A
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1930 - 2012
Passed away peacefully October 7th, 2012, in Delta, surrounded by loved ones. He leaves behind his wife Marion to whom he was very devoted. He is also survived by his sisters June (Fred) and Marilyn (Joe): children, Jim, David (Dale), Don (Michelle), Renie (Rod) and Robyn (Michael); 9 grandchildren and 3 great-grandchildren. He was predeceased by his brother Allen. As a teenager, Don started working as a Merchant Marine which began his life-long passion with water, boats and fishing. He was employed as an Operating Engineer and was a proud member of the IUOE, Local 115. Following his retirement Don enjoyed many years of travel with his wife. He was well known for his humour, ability to tell great stories, creativity and making friends wherever he went. Special thanks to Dr. Ed Lerner and Delta Community and Palliative Care staff. A Celebration of Life will be held in the Spring. For information contact email@example.com. Memorial Donations can be made to Vancouver Children's Hospital or Reach Child and Youth Development Society.
Published in Vancouver Sun and/or The Province from Nov. 10 to Nov. 17, 2012