Donald William MacDonald
Donald William MacDonald of Mountain passed away at the Kemptville District Hospital on Wed., July 10, 2002. He was 60 years old.
Mr. MacDonald was born in Middleton, Nova Scotia on Nov. 24, 1941, the son of the late Donald Roy MacDonald and Virginia Clayton of Truro, Nova Scotia. He met Patricia Wright in high school in Onslow, Nova Scotia and they were married on Dec. 2, 1961 in Valley Station United Church Manse. In 1962, Mr. MacDonald graduated with a diploma from Nova Scotia Agricultural College, and in 1964 he graduated with a B.Sc. in agriculture from MacDonald College of McGill University. In 1965 they moved to Kemptville where Mr.MacDonald began working for Kemptville College in the Engineering Department, the Chemistry and Soils Department and then Agronomy as a lecturer and researcher. He retired from the college in 1996.
Mr. MacDonald is survived by his beloved wife Patricia, sons Mike (Marija), Glenn (Lori) and Brad (Julie), and five grandchildren. He is also survived by brothers Wayne and Ian, and sister Marilyn.
A family gathering will take place at a later date and family and friends wishing to remember Mr. MacDonald are asked to do so by contributing to cancer research, Kemptville District Hospital or a charity of their choice. Funeral arrangements were under the care and direction of the Grant Brown Funeral Home Rolston Chapel, Kemptville.