David Ross Garneau

October 5, 1938 – May 5, 2014

It is with great sadness in our hearts we announce the passing of Ross. Surrounded by his family, Ross passed peacefully in his sleep. Devoted husband, beloved father, grandfather, great grandfather, brother, uncle and friend. He will be greatly missed by many.

Predeceased by his loving wife Marilyn , Ross leaves behind his loving family; daughters Deborah (Don) and Darlene , their children Jennifer, Micheal, Chantal, Joey and Natasha. Great children Mataya and Marcus; brother Wayne (Cindy); sisters Arlene (Des) and Beverly (Franco) and many nieces and nephews.

An avid outdoorsman, Ross loved to explore the many back roads of BC hunting and fishing, camping with family and friends. Many good memories were made and shared over the years.
A driver/trainer for Canada Safeway for 37 years, Ross retired but still enjoyed “road trips” well into his retirement, visiting family and friends all over BC.
A kind, caring, loving man. His smile and laugh will be fondly remembered by all who know him.

The family would like to express their gratitude to the staff at the Dr. Stuart Pavillion for their kindness and compassion to Ross during his final days.
In lieu of flowers, donations to the Heart and Stroke Foundation or Alzheimer’s Society of BC would be appreciated.

Service will be at Garden Hill Funeral Chapel 11765 224th Street, Maple Ridge on Monday, May 12, 2014 at 11:00 am. Viewing from 10:00 – 11:00. Reception to follow.
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  1. http://Nick%20Volkow

    A good and gentle man. Ross was my driver trainer in’73. His patience knew no bounds as he turned a raw 21 year old into a 38 year driver for Safeway. R.I.P. my friend. My thoughts are with his family.

  2. http://(%20JD)%20Jim%20Douglas

    Just a prince of a man, I got to know Ross in 65 lots of good fun working with Ross for many years, and YES we did have time working for Safeway just to stop in @ the BBY HOTEL for a couple, sorry cannot make the service. JIM DOUGLAS

  3. http://Donna%20and%20Lorne

    Sharing your sorrow. Will forever cherish the memories of this “gentle”man. Please accept our sincere regrets for being unable to be with you today, but know that you are all in our thoughts and prayers . With much love, Donna and Lorne

  4. http://Ken%20and%20Donna%20Brennan

    Ross was a great guy. We had lots of laughs while working the Hope Princent Hwy. golfing. And Home parties. Ross will be missed And forever remembered .

  5. http://Lance%20Evans

    Sorry. Wayne. I will all ways remember your brother. GOD BLESS. Hank

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