August 19, 1949 – October 17, 2022
In loving memory ~
David Clay Strom passed away October 17, 2022 after a lengthy battle with cancer
David was born August 19, 1949 in Chemainus BC.
He was predeceased by his father Anders in 1959, his mother Lillian in 1997, his brother Dale in 1997, and his brother Ivan in 2009.
He is survived by his loving wife Gloria Strom, who became the love of his life. He is survived by his daughter Sandra Rutherford (Dave) and their children Maya and Kinley and by his son Clayton (Alison) and their daughter Maria Rose.
He is survived by siblings Jon Strom (Solange), Andrea Callison (Wayne) Muriel Macham (Sandy) as well as their 15 children, his many nieces, and nephews.
He is also survived by 7 Step children Scott Stetsko (Irene), Trevor Stetsko (Elaine), Jennifer Nydahl (Erik) Trevor McKay (Doris), Shawna Erickson (Bryan), Terry McKay (Amanda), Shelly Hodgins (Brad) and 18 grandchildren and one great grandson.
David graduated from high school in Chemainus in 1967 and the same year became a longshoreman and endured many years on the waterfront.
His life will be celebrated at a Memorial to be held at The HW Wallace Crematorium and Burial Centre Funeral Home, 5285 Polkey Road Duncan BC at 11 am on Saturday October 29, 2022. Refreshments will be served. A gathering of friends and family will convene at the Eagles Hall at 2965 Boys Road following the service.
Gloria and the family want to express our heartfelt thanks for all the care given David by the doctors and nurses.
“In lieu of flowers donations may be made to The Canadian Cancer Society”
Online condolences may be made at www.hwwallacecbc.com
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