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Peter Richard Fry

Died: Sat., Oct. 22, 2016


Celebration of Life

2:00 PM Sat., Nov. 05, 2016
Location: Woods Park Retirement Residence - Chapel


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Peter Richard Archibald Fry May 17, 1935 -- October 22, 2016

Big Brother, Uncle, Grandpa, and Dad – Peter,  the man, the legend, left us this October 22, 2016. We will miss him forever.

As the eldest of 11 kids, necessity made Peter an innovator and builder - of character, cottages, jokes and boats. He was a feeder of birds, an unofficial champion waterskier and the original Muskoka hooligan - a track star, basketball MVP, and cross-word puzzle prodigy.

His indomitable spirit meant he never gave up on anything, including his health, the people around him, his pets and extended family. Peter was a man of great compassion who faced illness with courage, dignity and humour. It was only until his recent fall that he was unable to overcome this final challenge. He came home one last time and watched the Argos lose again with his high school sweetheart, Betty Lou, whom he dearly loved. 

There are too many of us to name, and too many stories to share. Some funny, some kooky some poignant. Through it all we loved him and will always miss him.

Celebration of Life Sat November 5, 2pm Woods Park Retirement Residence 110 Lillian Crescent, Barrie, ON. In lieu of flowers  we encourage donations to the Victoria Haig Education Fund or the Alzheimer Society of Simcoe County.

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Claire Crooks
   Posted Tue October 25, 2016
What a lovely tribute to your dad. He will be missed so much. We are thinking of you all and will see you next weekend.

Adriana Negrotto
   Posted Fri October 28, 2016
Dearest Kathleen and family, my deepest sympathy to your and your family, What a lovely tribute to your father. Memories are the best gift God could give us, they last forever with us and in our hearts. My prayers are with you all.

Adriana Negrotto (Township of King Clerks Department)

Monika van Wickeren
   Posted Fri October 28, 2016
Dear Betty Lou,

we are deeply sorry for your loss. You and your loved ones are in our thoughts.

Thomas and Monika (Germany)

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