Burnett Derby passed away peacefully on Sept. 19, 2005 at his home in Guelph. He was 74. He was the loving husband of Ethyle and devoted father of Ron (Annette), Bob (Helen), all of Kitchener, and Brian (Lisa) of Iroquois Falls. He was the special Papa of seven grandchildren and one great-granddaughter. He was dearly loved by his sister Barbara (Gordon) Hutchinson of Vernon.
Burnett was predeceased by his first wife Marge (Manson) Derby and his parents Andrew Derby and Ellen Derby (nee Reid).
The funeral services were held on Sept. 22, followed by intermentat Woodlawn Memorial Park in Guelph.