David Beardsley

It was with great sadness that Vanier learned of the passing of David Beardsley, a former faculty member of the Vanier Architectural Technology Department who died on May 15, 2009. Our deepest sympathies are extended to his family as well as to his many friends and colleagues.

His brother Douglas wrote a wonderful article about him published in the Globe and Mail's "Lives Lived" section on September 25, 2009.

Below is his original obituary notice.

Passed away peacefully on May 15, 2009. He will be sadly missed by his wife Michelle Larose, his children Anthony (Marie), Christopher, Jean-Francois (Melanie) and Natalie (Olivier); his grandchildren Emma, Alexi and Noemi, and his brother Douglas (Lin), his niece Anna, relatives and marvelous friends and colleagues he loved. Funeral service will be held on Thursday, May 21, 2009 at 10 a.m. at the Mount Royal Funeral Complex, 1297 Chemin de la Foret, Outremont, Quebec, H2V 2P9, (514) 279-6540, followed by a reception from 11 a.m to 1 p.m. Since David was a generous man and gave to many foundations, in lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the charity of your choice.

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