Obituary for Desmond Eric Otway
Desmond Eric Otway
May 25th, 1938 – January 31st, 2018
It is with heavy hearts and deepest sadness that we share the news of the passing of our beloved father on Wednesday, January 31st, 2018, at Sunnybrook Hospital.
Desmond passed away peacefully in his sleep after battling various illnesses with his children, wife, and sister Madge by his side. He was the cherished father of Linda, Doreen and Paul, proud grandfather of Matthew, Joshua, Jamie, Julian, Cara, Clarke and Nicholas and loving husband to Mary Lane.
A memorial service and celebration of Desmond’s life will be held on Saturday, February 10th, 2018, at 3:00 p.m. at St. John’s Dixie Cemetery and Crematorium, 737 Dundas Street East, Mississauga. For those unable to attend the service, you can watch it live streamed on Saturday beginning at 3:00. The following link will become live at that time: http://ustre.am/19XmD
We would like to take this opportunity to extend our heartfelt thanks for the exceptional care provided by the palliative care unit team at Sunnybrook Hospital.
In lieu of flowers, the family requests that donations in memory of Desmond Otway be directed to "The Palliative Care Unit," or “The Odette Cancer Centre,” in care of The Sunnybrook Foundation, 2075 Bayview Avenue, Toronto, Ontario, M4N 3M5. You can also go to sunnybrook.ca and click on “Donate Now” on the upper right-hand side of the page and then click on “Gift in Honour or Memory”.