David William Edward Shearer
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SHEARER, David William Edward Born January 25, 1929 in Greenwich England. Passed suddenly on October 24, 2018. Predeceased by his first wife June. Dave will be sadly missed by his wife Carole Brown, stepdaughter Susan (Matt), stepson James (Lynn) and grandchildren Miles, Olivia, Ava and Hayley. David also leaves behind his sister Elizabeth along with a large group of wonderful friends whom meant so much to Dave. Dave was involved with the Esquimalt Lions club for over 50 years. He also had a career with CFAX Radio spanning 25 years. Dave had a passion and a gift for building model air planes and boats and was a history buff with an amazing amount of knowledge. Dave had a fulfilling life and will be most remembered for his memorable radio voice, his sense of humor, generosity and most of all his ability to make you feel loved. A Celebration of Life will be held at the Glen Meadow's Golf & Country Club, 1050 McTavish Road, Sidney BC on Sunday, November 18, 2018 at 1:00 p.m. Memorial donations can be made directly to CFAX Santas Anonymous.




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Published in Victoria Times Colonist from Nov. 3 to Nov. 5, 2018.
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November 8, 2018
I would like to offer my sincere condolences to the family of Dave Shearer. It was a pleasure to work with Dave at CJVI starting in 1954 and to continue our friendship forward through the years. Meeting Dave and Carol at a Basses Loaded concert not too many years ago was a delightful reminder of what a truly lovely person he was.
Dianne Pearce
November 4, 2018
Dave was one of the first people I met when I went to CJVI in 1964. He was a mentor and a good, good friend. Over the years, my wife and I exchanged Christmas cards boasting photos of our cats. A good man. He'll be missed.
Rev Doug Shepherd
November 3, 2018
David will be remembered as a kind friend, a true gentleman with a voice that remains in the memory for ever. He will be sadly missed by us especially at the annual Van Dusen car show.

Rest in peace David.
Norma and David Kay
November 3, 2018
Worked with Dave at CFAX back when. Always interesting to talk with and man that voice really was something special. One of my favorite stories about his model building was a boat, not just any boat but a submarine and it wasn't terribly small...4 feet maybe bigger as I recall. It was something of a technical marvel for the day and Dave caused quite a stir when he took it for run in the waters of Willows Beach... up and down it went.... onlookers were quite startled. It was the invasion of the Little People for sure! A great guy. A nice guy. Very fun to work with. Thanks Dave.

CliveK
Clive Kitchener
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