Francis Kai John DECHERT

DECHERT, Francis Kai John - Born on October 21, 1961 in Scarborough, Ontario and died at age 51 in Surrey, British Columbia on November 25, 2012. After a nine month struggle with lung cancer he succumbed, but he never surrendered. He was a loyal friend and loved his family fiercely. He is survived by his loving mother Karen Dechert, brothers John (Buzz) and Robert, sisters Victoria and Christine, nephews Robert, Michael, Jon, Kai and David, niece Maggie and his valued extended family in Denmark. Predeceased by his beloved father John Earnest Nelson Dechert. Private services to be held. Donations are welcome in his name to the charity of your choice.

Published in the Toronto Star on Dec. 1, 2012