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Douglas Cleland Alexander

September 4, 1928 - October 19, 2017

Douglas Alexander: September 4, 1928 - October 19, 2017

Service Date: October 28, 2017

Funeral Home Nepean - Garden Chapel


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Alexander, Dr. Douglas Cleland

Retired Veterinarian, Agriculture Canada

Sept. 4, 1928 – Oct. 19, 2017

Surrounded by his family on Thursday, October 19, 2017 at the age of 89, Doug went home to be with his Lord and Saviour. Dearly beloved husband of Grace (nee Betzner). Loving father of Ann (Steven Isaak), Ian (Margaret), Erla, and Sandra (Robert Clarke). Cherished grandfather of Suzanne (Shawn Fletcher), Andrew, David (Stephanie), Emily (Jacob Rushton), Josiah, Hannah, Matthew and Kaitlin. Big Papa to William, Amara, Elliot and Juliet. Son of the late John and Eliza (nee Craig) Alexander. Dear brother of William (Mildred), Stuart (Shirley). Predeceased by Isabelle (Harold McClure), John, Mary (Vernon Atkinson), Robert (Norma), Margaret (Samuel McClure), Craig and Jessie (Cliff Kiernan). Also remembered by sisters-in-law Hilda and Margaret, as well as many nieces and nephews. Special thanks to the doctors, nurses and staff on D4 at the Queensway Carleton Hospital for their exceptional care. Friends are invited to attend a memorial service at St. Paul’s Presbyterian Church, 971 Woodroffe Avenue, Ottawa on Saturday, October 28, 2017 at 3:30 p.m. followed by a reception. In lieu of flowers, donations to the Queensway Carleton Hospital Foundation or St. Paul’s Presbyterian Church would be appreciated.

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