1915 – 2003
Donald MacLaren of Comox, passed away at St. Joseph’s Hospital on Friday, June 27, 2003 at age 88. Predeceased by his wife of 57 years, Jean Frances MacLaren. He is survived and will be lovingly missed by his children: Joyce (Don) Smith, Okanagan Falls, BC, Phil (Ardie) MacLaren, Comox, BC, Betty (Gordy) Tregear, Victoria, BC; grandchildren: Bob (Allison) Smith, Vernon, BC, Andy (Pam) Smith, Surrey, BC, Steve (Karen) Smith, White Rock, BC, Mike (Diana) MacLaren, Royston, BC, Laura (Scott) Greenlaw, Courtenay, BC, Amy MacLaren, Comox, BC, Lisa (Joe) Payette, Victoria, BC, Ross Goldsworthy, Victoria, BC; and 11 great grandchildren.
Special thanks to Dr. Jason Wale for his compassionate care. Rev. D’Arcy Lade for his support, Senior Home Support Team. Tim Cowan from the Medicine Shoppe, Pat Dupuis for all her kindness to Dad, and the wonderful nursing staff of St. Joseph’s Hospital.
A gathering of family and friends in celebration of Don’s life will take place at a later date. Details will be published prior. Arrangements entrusted to COMOX VALLEY FUNERAL HOME AND CREMATION SERVICES, 1101 RYAN ROAD. For those wishing, donations in his memory to the Canadian Cancer Society, 102 – 1509 Cliffe Avenue, Courtenay, B.C. V9N 2K6 or the Comox Valley Therapeutic Riding Society, Box 3666, Courtenay, B.C. V9N 7P1, would be appreciated