David William Broatch

David died peacefully on October 25th, 2012 at the age of 70, at the Communitas Supportive Care Home on 6th Street in Courtenay, B.C. with family members present. He was born on October 8th, 1942 in North Vancouver, BC. He was predeceased by his father and mother, and is survived by his sister Gillian and her extended family.

David was active in the Bridges day program in Courtenay. He was proud of his many jobs in the community and had a very strong work ethic. David enjoyed meeting people and made many friends. He participated in bowling, swimming, track and field, floor hockey and snow shoeing. He attended several international Special Olympic events. He had a life-long interest in nature, music and dance.

The family would like to thank all the people in the Courtenay-Comox area who have cared for David, and especially those at the 6th Street home where David spent his last years.

A celebration of David’s life was held at the 6th Street home on October 27th at 2:00pm.


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