Don took an interest in boating and toured extensively on our coastal waters. Don was able to travel throughout Europe, Japan, Italy, England, Scotland, Israel, the Caribbean, Mexico, and USA. In January 2000, Don became a member of International Coaches for Christ, then went on to become President of North West Coaches for Christ to start up chapters with rally's in the northwest. Don and Diane made many friends while traveling throughout Canada and the USA.
Don enjoyed many times together with family and friends, especially spending time with his Grandchildren and great Grandchildren, watching them grow and mature. Don and Diane also became adopted grandparents to Sarah, Ryly, Wesley and Carter. Don is survived by his loving wife of 58 years Diane, daughter Dawn-Marie (John), Grandson John Jacob, Son Charles (Melodie), Grand Daughter Nicole (Brian), Great Grand Daughter Jayde, Grand Daughter Candice (Simon), Great Grand Daughter Rachel, Great Grandson Owen. Don was Predeceased by his Father, Mother and Son Rodney, survived by (Chantal) Grandson Ethan, Grand Daughter Carmen, Sister in-law Elaine (Mel), Niece Wendy and Nephew Wayne, Brother in-law Jon (Jackie), Nephew Jake, and Jordan, Niece Erin, Sister Maureen (Chuck) and family, Brother Ray (Wanda), Nephew Charles, Niece Vera-Ann and Family.