David Carmichael

CARMICHAEL DAVID JOHN

BORN SEPTEMBER 24, 1921 IN VANCOUVER, BC

PASSED ON MARCH 2ND 2008 IN COMOX, BC


HE WAS PREDECEASED BY

HIS FIRST WIFE SUSAN AND HIS SISTER KAYE


DAVID IS SURVIVED BY:

HIS BELOVED WIFE AND BEST FRIEND MARION CARMICHAEL

SON DAVID CARMICHAEL (COLEEN) OF BUDAPEST

DAUGHTER MARY CARMICHAEL VICTORIA BC

SUE JOHNSTON (LORNE) COURTENAY BC

DEB DEWAR/HUNCHIAK (RON) COMOX BC


GRANDCHILDREN;

MICHAEL, DAVID, SEAN’, JAY, DAVID, CRAIG, COLE

SUSAN, TERRI AND MANY GREAT GRAND CHILDREN NEPHEWS AND NIECES


DAVID SERVED DURING

WORLD WAR 2 1942 – 1945 (EUROPE) RCAF ATTACHED TO RAF TO TRAIN PILOTS.


HE WAS A MEMBER OF

TRIUNE MASONIC LODGE POWELL RIVER AND THE

COURTENAY KIWANIS


DAVID GRADUATED FROM THE OREGON STATE UNIVERSITY AS A DENTIST in 1950 THEN JOINED THE ARMY DENTAL CORPS WAS A PROFESSOR OF DENTISTRY AT THE UNIVERSITY OF MANITOBA AND EVENTUALLY OPENED A PRIVATE PRACTICE IN POWELL RIVER.


IN HIS LEISURE TIME

HE WAS A GREAT FISHERMAN, ENJOYED GOLF, GARDENING, BRIDGE,

PLAYING HIS PIANO, WW2 MUSIC, FLYING AND AMATEUR RADIO (CDY)


HIS GREATEST LOVE WAS HIS BLENDED FAMILY AND HE ENJOYED THE STORIES AND EXPERIENCES OF ALL OF THEM. HIS FAVORITE PLACES WERE CAIRO AND HIS GARDEN. HE SAID “IF HE COULD LIVE HIS LIFE AGAIN HE WOULD TRY TO DO GOOD TO ALL.” HIS GOAL WAS TO WAKE UP EACH DAY IN A HAPPY FRAME OF MIND. HE DID BOTH THESE THINGS AND DID THEM WELL. HE LEAVES TO MOURN HIM MANY GOOD FRIENDS (YOU ALL KNOW WHO YOU ARE).


A MEMORIAL SERVICE AND TEA WILL BE HELD AT THE COMOX VALLEY PRESBYTERIAN CHURCH ON 725 ASPEN RD COMOX ON

Monday March 10th 2008 AT 2: PM

IN LIEU OF FLOWERS DONATIONS WOULD BE APPRECIATED TO THE

DR. DAVID J. CARMICHAEL DENTAL PROGRAM BURSARY – CAMOSUN COLLAGE FOUNDATION – 4461 INTERURBAN ROAD, VICTORIA BC

OR THE ST JOSEPHS GENERAL HOSPITAL HOME CARE AND PALLIATIVE CARE UNIT.


1 – Corinthians Chapter 13 verse 13

And now abideth Faith, Hope, Love, these three; but the greatest of these is Love