DOUGLAS MELVILLE ARTHUR GARRAWAY
10 APRIL, 1942 - 4 OCTOBER, 2019
Passed away peacefully at Coleman Nursing Home on Friday October 4th, 2019 in his 77th year. Beloved husband of 57 years to Lynn Garraway. Loving father of Suzan (Rich) Vellinga, Sandy Garraway, Jim (Christine) Garraway and Harv (Kate) Garraway. Dear grandfather of Stacy, Jessica, Alexandra, Scott, Colin, Samantha, Emma, Hannah, Nakeesha, Grace, Claire and Nickolas and great-grandchildren Ruby, Rowyn, Lilly, Wesley and Brooks. Also survived by his sister Elizabeth (Bill) Roberts.
Predeceased by his parents Arthur and Dorothy Garraway and brothers Brian and David.
Douglas spent the majority of his career managing Barrie's local television station and he shared his love of music as the organist and choir director at Burton Avenue United church. He was an avid sailor, a sports enthusiast and a man who loved his family and his community.
The Garraway family wishes to thank the staff at the Coleman Nursing Home for their care and compassion.
A memorial service will be held at Burton Ave. United Church, 37 Burton Ave., Barrie, ON, L4N 3J3 on Wednesday October 9th, 2019. Visitation from 12:30-2:00, service at 2:30 followed by a reception.
In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the Alzheimer's Society or Burton Avenue United Church Memorial Fund.
Peaceful Transition Simcoe