DADY, Arthur I.
Cherished father, papa and friend passed away peacefully at NRGH, June 22, 2007.
Born August 1920 and raised in Ladysmith, BC. Predeceased by his loving wife, Betty and sister Bethia Griffin.
Art is survived by his daughters, Maria Dady from Victoria, Janice (Fred) Tukham from Ladysmith, Laura (Bruce) Hansen from Ladysmith, and his grandchildren Steven, Jennifer and Megan.
He is also survived by his sisters, Norma Dady, Ruth (Doug) Kilner, Virginia (Budd) Webb, brother Gerry (Marg) Dady and numerous nieces and nephews.
Art was a proud WWII veteran; he was a Leading Aircraftman in the Royal Canadian Air Force from 1941-1946. After returning from the war he worked for Crown Zellerbach/Crown Forest as a Blacksmith/Welder until his retirement in 1985. He loved spending time at home on his small farm and in later years did some travelling.
Art will be missed by all those who loved and knew him.
The family would like to express their gratitude to the friends, Drs. JR Laing, B.Rudston-Brown & other doctors, nurses and caregivers that aided them in this difficult time. The family requests no flowers, in lieu of flowers please make a donation to the Nanaimo Community Hospice, 1729 Boundary Cres. Nanaimo V9S 4P3,
web site: www.nanaimohospice.com
A tea will be held to remember Art, at the Diamond Hall, Ladysmith, 2PM June 30.
Arrangements confidently assigned to TELFORD’S MID-ISLAND MEMORIAL SERVICES 245-5553