SLATER, David John

September 29, 1946 ~ January 25, 2015

A husband, father, grandfather, brother and uncle like no other has passed away. A pair of sparkling blue eyes that bewitched all who knew him, will shine no more. Left behind to mourn his passing are his wife of 45 years, Aletta; his two daughters, Michelle (Chris) and Lisa (Jason) and five grandchildren Adam, Sydney, Ben, Molly and Ellie. A banker, a coal mining CEO, a poet, an author and a musician, he was the greatest Renaissance man you could ask for; truly a “Hail Fellow Well Met”. He made friends wherever he went – which was made easier by his knowledge of many languages. Born in Zimbabwe, he and Aletta immigrated to Canada in 1981. Many travels and adventures later found him in his last home in South Surrey. A memorial of his life will be held at Victory Memorial Park Funeral Centre on Saturday, February 7, 2015 at 2 pm. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the Covenant House of Vancouver. Condolences may be offered at www.victoryfuneralcentre.ca

“Davey, Daddy, Dave, you will be missed -123”

Victory Memorial Park Funeral Centre 604-536-6522

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