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Donald Allan Kirkpatrick

Donald Allan Kirkpatrick








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Obituary for Donald Allan Kirkpatrick

September 17, 1929 – March 22, 2024


Allan passed away peacefully at Vancouver General Hospital with his family surrounding him. Al is survived by his wife Bernice of 72 years, Daughter Debbie, Son Glen (Lorrie), 6 grandchildren and 6 great grandchildren. Al is pre-deceased by his parents Sam and May, brothers Perry, Gordon, sister Lois and best Son-in-Law Doug.

Al was born and raised in Vancouver and married his childhood sweetheart in 1952. In 1954 he built the family home on Townley Street where they raised the family and lived there until 2018, when they moved to Tapestry at UBC.

Al had a successful career with his father and brother in the family business, Kirkpatrick Construction, where they built many apartment blocks in Kerrisdale and downtown Vancouver. Retiring in 1972, Al and Bernice travelled annually to Maui, California and then spent 5 months at their special place on Skaha Lake in Penticton entertaining Family and friends.

Al will be remembered as a great husband, great Dad, a man of his word, always willing to give you his opinion, and a very generous man with a twinkle in his eye.

The family would like to give a special thanks to caregivers Cecilia, Hazel and Elsa.

No Service by Request. In lieu of flowers please make a donation in Al's memory to a charity of your choice.

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