DAVID GORDON STEUART

DAVID GORDON STEUART

DAVID GORDON STEUART 1916-2010

It is with heavy hearts we announce the passing of David Gordon Steuart in Kelowna, on November 5, 2010 at the age of 94. Son of the late F.J. “Frank” and Abbey Steuart, Dave was predeceased by his brothers; infant Joseph, Jerome and Donald, and his beloved wife Eunice, as well as sisters-in-law Eileen, Myrna and Stella Steuart. He is survived by his daughter Lynne and his son Bob (Barbara) in Kelowna, grandsons Matthew (Lisaun), Graham (Kristy) and Owen, his brother J.W. “Jack” (Betty) Steuart in Vernon and several nieces and nephews. Born January 26, 1916 in Regina, Dave was educated in Moose Jaw and Regina before moving to Prince Albert with his family, where he and his father and brothers ran several businesses, and where he married Eunice Cooke Ray in 1946. His political career encompassed service as Mayor of Prince Albert from 1954-58, Liberal MLA for Prince Albert (1962-76) holding numerous cabinet positions within the Saskatchewan government, and Leader of the Saskatchewan Liberal Party (1971-76). He was summoned to the Senate in 1976, where he served as Senator until his 75th birthday. Sincere and heartfelt appreciation is expressed to the staff and caregivers at the Spring Valley Care Home, Dr. David Whiting, Interior Health, TLC Home Care and the Department of Veterans Affairs Canada for their kindness and services to Dave. Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated at 11 A.M. on Wednesday, November 10, 2010 at St. Charles Garnier Catholic Church, 3645 Benvoulin Rd., Kelowna, B.C. Interment to follow at Lakeview Memorial Gardens Cemetery, Dry Valley Rd., Kelowna, B.C. In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made directly to the charity of your choice. Sincere and heartfelt appreciation is expressed to the staff and caregivers at the Spring Valley Care Home, Dr. David Whiting, Interior Health, TLC Home Care and the Department of Veterans Affairs Canada for their kindness and services to Dave. Condolences may be sent to the family by visiting www.mem.com Arrangements entrusted to FIRST MEMORIAL FUNERAL SERVICES, Kelowna, B.C. 250-762-2299


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