Peacefully passed away at home on December 13, 2012 at the age of 84. Dear son of the late Clarence and Luella. Loving husband of Bette, devoted father and father-in-law of Fraser (Laura), Conrad (Sachiko), Valerie (Douglas) and Mark (Olga). Cherished Grandpa and Papa to Erin and Cameron Atkinson, Lindsay and Michelle Atkinson and Calum Jacques. Loving brother of Helen (deceased), Ruth, Ray and Leona. He will be remembered for his knowledge, wisdom and compassion towards others. Cremation has taken place. Sapere Aude. Condolences may be made at www.dixongarland.com.