Licensed Staff

All of our licensed directors adhere to the highest standard of ethical practices and are committed to ensuring that all of your needs are attended to. Their commitment to the community and genuine compassion toward families are but a few of the characteristics that make them outstanding in their field.  We are proud to have them on our staff.

Donald H. Garland, Funeral Director/Owner
Licensed since 1967

Neil Garland, Managing Director
Licensed since 1999

Glenn Smith, Funeral Director
Licensed since 1970

Emily Walsh, Funeral Director
Licensed since 2012

Brian Smith, Funeral Director
Licensed since 1974

Non-Licensed Staff

Although not licensed funeral directors, these members of our staff are vitally important toward the operation of our firm.  These individuals make it possible for us to professionally coordinate funerals with the quality of service our community has come to expect from us.

Tammy Park, Funeral Director Assistant
Moved to Markham 2005. Has been with the Dixon-Garland team since June 1991.

Jim Lawton, Funeral Director Assistant

Peter Ponsford, Office Manager