SWARD; Douglas Simon
September 1, 1940 ~ July 20, 2014
Born in Mission Hospital, passed away July 20th at the Palliative Care Abbotsford Hospital. Predeceased by his father Simon and mother Natalie and brother Daryl. Doug is survived by his wife of 55 years Elaine (Kieler) Sward, sons James (Robyn) and Robert, daughter Kelley (Chet) Powell, grandchildren Linsay (Dave) Ogden, Brandon (Leah) Sward, Bryce Sward, Taylor Powell, Joey Powell, three great grandchildren, brother Ken (Ethel) Sward, many nieces and nephews. Doug worked for the Bank of Nova Scotia (1958 – 1975), Winde Pacific (1975 – 1991), Savona Hotel (1991 – 1995), and at Shake & Shingle as a contract negotiator. He was a member of the Chilliwack & Mission Curling Club, Rotary (Chilliwack & Mission), Citizen on Patrol, Lions Savona. He loved fishing and hunting. A memorial service will be held August 2, 2014 at 1:00 pm at Mount Calvary Lutheran Church, 32420 7th Ave., Mission. Pastor Alan Boerner, Reverend Gloria Kieler officiating. Refreshments to follow at Mt. Calvary Lutheran Church. If so desired donations may be made to the Cancer Foundation in memory of Doug Sward.