May 15, 1955 - September 17, 2017
Service Date: October 14, 2017
Funeral Home Nepean - Garden Chapel
With heavy hearts, we share the passing of Don “Bucky” Bruce Buchanan September 17, 2017 age 62, peacefully at home surrounded by family. After a year long battle with cancer, he is finally free. Son of Viola, predeceased by his father
Lt. Col. George Bruce Buchanan. Loving husband and best friend of Valerie. Dad of Anne-Marie (Dave), Charlene (Derek), Heather (Damon), Brieanna and Scott. Proud Poppop and G-pop to his grandkids, Hayden, Tenley and George Avery.
As a teacher for 30 years at Bell High School, his influence and mentoring will be greatly missed by many former students and friends. In the hockey world, through EuroCan Hockey Systems, he will be forever remembered as one of the toughest and greatest hockey instructors. A celebration of life will be held October 14th, 2017 from 2 to 7:30 p.m. at the Kanata Recreation Complex: 100 Charlie Rogers Pl, Kanata.