J. David Williams
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WILLIAMS, J. David CFP, CLU, CH.F.C. Died peacefully on June 30, 2011 at home in Victoria. Born January 25, 1939, he was raised in Regina with summers spent at "the lake " near Carlyle. An athlete and sports enthusiast who loved baseball, golfing, Rider football and curling, he was inducted into the Regina Sports Hall of Fame for winning the 1956 Canadian Boys' Junior Curling Championship. Care and connection with people guided his financial planning career. After a B.Ed. and teaching he joined London Life in 1966 where he was Vice President of Sales in 1983, became a lifetime member of the Million Dollar Roundtable, and founded the "Study Group ". He met Valerie, his wife of 50 years, in high school and quickly introduced her to his other love, jazz. They were blessed with three daughters: Laura, a musician and teacher in Calgary; Lynn, a former C.A. and owner of the Lifestyle Protector in Vancouver; and Suzanne (Paul Crossley), a child rights lawyer in Victoria; as well as grandson "E.W. ". Whether as founder, executive, member, volunteer, neighbour or family man, David brought people together for a common purpose and enhanced the world wherever he worked and lived. Also lovingly remembered by sister Sally Kasenberg (Jack), brother-in-law Rob Findlay (Ruth) and other family from Williams, Strathdee, Findlay and Phillippe clans, as well as dear friends. A funeral will be held in Victoria on July 25, 2011 at 1 pm at Cordova Bay United Church and a Celebration of Life (RSVP: rsvp@lifestyleprotector.ca) at 3 pm at the Royal Colwood Golf Club. Memorial donations may be made to the BC Cancer Foundation, Victoria Hospice & Palliative Care Foundation, or Cystic Fibrosis Canada. 631599

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Published in The Times Colonist from Jul. 14 to Jul. 16, 2011.
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September 28, 2015

Please accept my deepest condolences on the loss of your husband. I have been searching for your family for years and it saddens me to find out that Dave has passed away. Hope you and your family are well.

KIM TENG - University of Regina 1985.
June 30, 2015
Hard to believe it's been 4 years since dad passed away. It will be a day of remembering.
Lynn Williams
June 25, 2014
It's been almost 3 years since my dad's passing. You're missed, dad. Love, Lynn
Lynn Williams
January 1, 2012
From 17 July 2011 Regina Leader Post.

My sincere condolences, Val, Laura, Lynn and Suzanne. You were great neighbours and I fondly remember babysitting at your place. I am constantly reminded of Dave/your dad as I still have a rocking chair I bought at your garage sale once. It was one of the only things I owned when I got married and it has always been with me. It is now a prized chair at our cottage at "the lake" and I think that would make him smile. Please take care of yourselves and so nice to have had your family cross my path. Praying God will bless you at this difficult time.
Love and prayers, Betty-Jean (Patterson) Johnson
January 1, 2012
From 19 July 2011 Regina Leader Post.

To Valerie, Laura, Lynn and Suzanne,
It was a random coincidence that we read about Dave's untimely death. Please accept our sincere sympathy. The Williams' were great neighbours to our newly-expanded family in the Sixties. I remember Dave as a friendly, good-humoured and well-respected gentleman. May your happy memories bring you comfort at this sad time. Kind regards to you and your family.
Greg and Jan Donnelly
St. Albert, Alberta
July 28, 2011
July 28, 2011
July 25, 2011
Dear Val, Laura, Lynn, & Suzanne,
Our thoughts & prayers are with you all. Dave (Boomer to us in SLFG) lived his life to the fullest. He touched alot of people in so many ways.
As the key founder of SLFG almost 23 years ago, directly & indirectly he has touched alot of lives & communities around Canada. You should all be very proud of his personal & business lives that he lived.
We are sorry he had to leave us so early, but he is now in a better place. His memories will live on for a long time.
If there is anything your friends at SLFG can do, please do not hesitate to call us.
I sorry I could not be there for the celebration of his life.

Personal Regards, Tim & Denise Haunn.
Tim Haunn
July 25, 2011
Dave was always upbeat and his joie de vivre was contagious. We will miss him as a friend, neighbour and fellow Fable Beach Strata councillor. With our heartfelt sympathy to Val and family.

Christiane and Conrad Brunk
July 22, 2011
My sincere sympathy to you, Valerie, and your children. I have many happy memories of our school years together and I remember how important the school reunions were to him. His enthusiasm about them was amazing. I know you will have happy memories to sustain you at this difficult time.

Dianne (Parker) Warren
July 21, 2011
Dave will be missed and fondly remembered by his many friends in the Victoria Seniors Curling League.
With sincere sympathy to his family,
Les Copley
July 20, 2011
My heart goes out to all of you.
Jocelyn Hart
July 19, 2011
Our sincere sympathy to Val and family.We cherish the fond memories at London Life Regina.
Peter and Eileen Shatford
July 18, 2011
Dave inspired so many people with his positive attitude as he went through his end of life journey. He will be missed and remembered by so many of us.

With deepest sympathy to all of the family,

Trish and Mike Black
July 18, 2011
Dave will be missed! Our thoughts are with the family!
Tim and Lisa
July 18, 2011
Our sincere sympathies to all the family. David will be sorely missed.

Sheelagh and Chris
July 18, 2011
Our thoughts are with you all in this time of remembering and morning,Our deepest sympathy.
the Meyer Family,
(Phillippe clan)
Dan Meyer
July 14, 2011
Our sincere condolences.
Des & Jacquie Carpenter.
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