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6239 DICK, Lawrence Kent

On January 25, 2014 the gates of heaven opened and welcomed Larry into his eternal home.

His memory will be cherished by his loving wife of 49 years, Nancy; his three daughters, Heather, Sharon (Kevin Nemeth) and Sarah (Kevin Henson); his eight grandchildren, Jillianne, Avagail, Kylee, Sophie, Annalise, Sadie, Aubree and Matthew; his sisters, Marian and Sheila (Bill); as well as his extended family and many close friends.

Born in Calgary on August 20, 1942, Larry grew up in Bowness, Alberta. He graduated with a BSc from Royal Military College in Kingston in 1964 and received his MBA from Queens University in 1969. Always an entrepreneur, Larry started and built several businesses, spending the last twenty years of his career as the owner and CEO of Fluid Life.

Larry spent summers in Canmore and winters in Phoenix where he enjoyed golfing, hiking, playing his piano, riding his motorcycle, good food and spending time with family and friends. Larry loved to travel and he and Nancy were blessed to have had the opportunity to visit all seven continents.

The family wishes to express their deepest gratitude to Dr. Pablo Amigo and the staff of the Grey Nuns Tertiary Palliative unit for their amazing compassion and care.

A Celebration of Larry’s life will be held at Howard & McBride Westlawn Chapel, 16310 Stony Plain Road, on Saturday, February 1, 2014 at 10:00 a.m. In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to the Salvation Army or Mustard Seed Church. –

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4109 FRASER, Donald – (RRMC 1958)

Don Fraser died suddenly but peacefully at age 76 in his Ottawa home after a brief illness. Don was born in Farnborough, England, March 28, 1937. Following the war, he immigrated to Canada with his research scientist father and family. Don attended Lisgar Collegiate in Ottawa, Royal Roads Military College in Victoria, Queen’s University Law School, and Osgoode Hall Law School. While raising a family of three in Ottawa, he was a lawyer and in 1967 joined the newly-formed department of law at Carleton University, and played a key role in its early growth. While there, he also became a senior labour arbitrator in Ontario. He is predeceased by his daughter Alexandra, wife Mary, and sisters Fiona, and Garry. He is survived by his sons Donald and Robert (Leslie), sister Sheila (Antoine), granddaughter Alexa, brothers-in-law Clancy, Robert, Lou, his partner Janet, many beloved nieces and nephews, and good friends. Don had an extraordinary life, filled with adventure, kindness, and generosity, and was a mentor to countless people who benefited from his wisdom. Visitation will be held at the Pinecrest Visitation Centre, 2500 Baseline Road on Saturday, February 1st from 2pm until time of the Service at 3pm. In lieu of flowers, the family requests contributions to the Alexandra and Mary Fraser Memorial Scholarship at Queen’s University. Online condolences may be made at www.colefuneralservices.com

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