Donald Edward BURGESS
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BURGESS, Donald Edward - Passed away peacefully at the Joseph Brant Hospital, Burlington, on Sunday, February 23, 2014 at the age of 95. Don Burgess will be sadly missed by his family and friends. He served as a Flight Lieutenant with the Aeronautical Engineer branch of the Royal Canadian Air Force for over 26 years and then as a manager at Uniroyal. As were Don's wishes, a private family cremation has taken place. As an expression of sympathy, donations made to the Knox Presbyterian Church Memorial Fund or Mission Services would be greatly appreciated. (Arrangements entrusted to SMITH'S FUNERAL HOME, BURLINGTON, 905-632-3333). www.smithsfh.com


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Published in Toronto Star on Mar. 1, 2014.
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March 2, 2014
I will miss Don and our talks about old Muskoka days. My best to the family.
Gary Hetherington VE3TGH
March 1, 2014
I remember Don at New Life Pentecostal Church in Gravenhurst, as being an amazingly open minded man, always willing to look at new ideas. I also recall him as a remarkable man who still liked to ride his big Goldwing motorcycle even in his very late 80s. He used to tell me how he'd ride down the highway in the mornings, and that bike always had a mind of its own when he drove near Tim Hortons. He had quite a sense of humour. My condolences to all family members and friends.
Janine Richard
March 1, 2014
Don was an active member of the Burlington Amateur Radio Club.
Was always at the Meetings and Techie Night with a smile for ALL and able to contribute to interesting conversations even into his 90's.
R.I.P. Don...You affected us all with your presence.
Our Condolences to Geri and the family
Norman Freidin
March 1, 2014
Don's loss will be remembered by his many, many friends. He was a wonderful man and a personal friend. He will be missed and remembered.
Bill Rathbun, Gravenhurst
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