James MACDONALD
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MacDONALD, James "Jim"
Born August 28, 1932 in Nairn, Scotland, passed away on July 16, 2014 in Surrey, British Columbia. He is lovingly remembered by his wife of 58 years Carol; his son Gordon (David) and his daughter Heather (Robert); many relatives in Scotland as well as his many great friends. He was the past president of the BC Pipers Association and a former member of the Seaforth Highlanders of Canada. A Memorial Service will be held on Wednesday, July 23, 2014 at 1:00 p.m. at Victory Memorial Park Funeral Centre, 14831 28th Avenue, Surrey. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the SPCA or Heart and Stroke Foundation.




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Published in Vancouver Sun and/or The Province on Jul. 21, 2014.
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October 14, 2014
I'll never forget you big James. A real highlander through and through. Taught me much about life and friendship. A great member of the regiment and piping world.
Bruce G McPhee CD Seaforth, Triumph Street.
September 14, 2014
On the ferry from Oban to Mull last May.
Hello MacDonalds. I'm sorry to have just learned of Jim's passing. My earliest memories of Jim making me feel welcome at the Highland games as a youngster, and his positive and encouraging manner with me and all the other upcoming young players. It was also a pleasure to have had him (and his old pal, Alex MacKenzie) play in the Nanaimo band with me. Jim set a wonderful positive example for other pipers and drummers. It would have been impossible to spend much time in his company without a smile spreading across your face. My sympathy for your loss and my best wishes to all of you.
Rene Cusson
August 3, 2014
Carol, Godron and Heather.. i just learned this morning of Jim's passing and wanted to pass along my sincere condolences and best wishes to you all. My mum is still in Spain but will be home towards the end of August... Jim was a very good man with a good sense of humour .. my dad saw him as a great friend.. please take care and god bless.

David
david procter
July 24, 2014
Sorry to hear of Jim's passing. Remembered fondly by our family.
Ann Matthewson
July 21, 2014
Saddened to hear of his passing. Douglas Baker & I send our support to good friend, Gordon
Judith McLean
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