May 23,1941 – Oct. 5, 2015

It is with the heaviest hearts that we announce Douglas’

passing at the too early age of 74. Predeceased by his

parents he leaves his broken-hearted wife of almost 33 years, Audrey and his blended and beloved family of children, Debbie (Brian), Deanne (Lance), Rebecca, Byron (Amanda), Amber (Blair), and youngest daughter Jessica (Duncan). His adored grand- children Melissa, Kyle, Courtney, Kiefer, Wyatt, Cooper, Hazel, Lexie, Scarlett, Sadie, and the latest little boy due at the end of November. His great grandchildren Jayden and Chanelle, sister Lois (Gerry), many nephews, nieces, cousins and friends.

Born and raised in the Comox Valley, he took his printing apprenticeship at the Courtenay Free Press and then moved to Victoria in 1969 where he worked at the Times Colonist until his retirement in 2001.

A dedicated family man who had a huge sense of social responsibility, he tried to be a friend to all. He leaves a huge hole behind.

A celebration of life will be held on October 16th, 2015 at the Cultural Centre, 2674 Dunsmuir Avenue, Cumberland, B.C. at 1:00 pm.

In lieu of flowers please make a donation to the J.D.R.F. and as a true memorial to him please encourage everyone to vote.

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