Douglas-Robert Harrison

HARRISON, Douglas Robert – August 31, 1939 – November 24, 2018.

It is with deep sadness that our family announces his passing away peacefully at St. Joseph’s Hospice, London, Ontario, surrounded by his family at the age of 79.  Doug is lovingly remembered and missed by his wife Judy (nee Campbell) of Aylmer; his children Doug (Jennifer), Cindy (Mark) Zettler, the late Sean, November 24, 2017 (Sherri), Craig (Kim Wilkins) and Chris (Erin) all of London; and by their mother Linda.  Also lovingly remembered by his daughters Shannon (Ian) Bruce, of Brockville; and Shauna Raymer, of London. Doug was a proud grandfather of 18, Alex, Ben, Meagan, Anthony, William, Christina, Cody, Spencer, Molly, Abbey, Josh, Cam, Emmie, Ashley, Ryan, Seth, Sheridan and Landon.  Doug will be missed by his brother Gordon Wayne (Gloria), of Norwich, many nieces, nephews and friends. Predeceased by his parents Rol (1991) and Ruth (2001), of Norwich, his siblings Brian, infant sister Sylvia and Rollie.  In retirement, Doug enjoyed family genealogy, gardening, his dogs Brandy and Daisy and his cherished car “Buttercup”. He loved story and joke telling, was always hard working, enjoyed many years in sales especially his most recent times at Aylmer Home Hardware. Family and friends will be received at the Arn-Lockie Funeral Home, 45 Main Street West, Norwich, Ontario 519-863-3020, on Saturday, December 1, 2018 from 12 – 1:45 p.m.  A celebration of Doug’s life will be held at the funeral home at 2 p.m. Cremation will have taken place. Interment at the Norwich cemetery.  We want to thank St. Joseph’s Hospice, London, ON, for the care and compassion that was extended to our family during Doug’s final days. Thank you also, to the many dedicated caregivers, from Care partners, VON, Dr. Howe, Dr. Megyesi, Dr. MacDonald (LHSC) and our palliative care team.  Donations in memory of Doug, are asked to consider the Brain Tumor Foundation of Canada or St. Joseph’s Hospice, London, ON.

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