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Ray Bergquist

December 5, 1935 - April 25, 2015


Passed away peacefully on April 25, 2015 at the Cowichan District Hospital, Duncan, B.C.  Ray was born on December 5th, 1935 in Vancouver, B.C. He was the beloved husband of 58 years to Heidi and loving father to Barbara Bergquist, Michael Bergquist (Dianne), Teresa Loucks (Greg) and Mary-Lou Schroeder (Wes), cherished grandfather of Ray, Brandy, Melisa, Kimberly, Crystal, Melanie, Sarah, Leanne, Daniel, Dylan, Nolan as well as many great grandchildren. Ray was also the dear brother of Meg (Phil) and Robert (Brenda) and his “oldest sister” Margaret.

He will be sadly missed by his friends and relatives.

A service will be held in Ray’s honour at a later date in Thunder Bay, Ontario.

Memorial Donations to the Parkinson’s Society or Heart and Stroke Foundation would be appreciated.


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From: H.W. Wallace Cremation and Burial Centre Staff

H.W. Wallace Cremation and Burial Centre Staff send our condolences to family and friends.

From: Terry Stein
Relation: a very long time personal friend

Our sincere condolences to Heidi and all the Bergquist family at the loss of a great person in many lives. I particularly have so many great memories of working with Ray in the Elks hockey & athletic committee and the several special trips out of the city with Ray, Bob, & Jorgy to watch hockey, baseball or football. We trust that our God will give you strength through these sad days ahead. Terry & Margaret Stein, Thunder Bay, ON

From: Jim and Vivian Gilmore
Relation: friends

O ur thoughts and prayers are with you Heidi and to your family,at this
sad time. we had many good times together. We look forward to
hearing from you .

From: Vic & Joanne Bobinski
Relation: Relationship - How did you know the deceased?

Our sincere condolences to Heidi and family at this very sad time. Hope it helps to know that many heartfelt thoughts are with you all. We have such wonderful memories of Ray, both working and “playing”. Rest in peace old friend. Vic & Jo

From: Gord & Mary Birch
Relation: Good Friends

God Bless you Heidi during this sad time. Our thoughts and prayers are with you and your family. Good times are remembered at the Elks Club and the time we visited you in Duncan B.C. Ray will be missed by family and friends.

From: Ed Metzler
Relation: Friend in Scouting

Heidi, we send our sympathy to you and your family. Ray was such a true Scouter and friend. He dedicated a lot of time, ideas and energy to the Grey Wolf Scout Camp making it possible for boys in Thunder Bay to enjoy a real outdoor experience. Our thoughts are with you.

From: Dolores (Dee) Sandberg
Relation: fellow worker

So saddened to hear of Ray’s passing. He will always be remembered as a fun person and a real gentleman. It was a pleasure to work with him and hearing him call me Dee Boss. He will be missed.

From: Stephanie Norris
Relation: Relationship - How did you know the deceased?

So sorry for the loss of you father and father-in-law Mike and Dianne.

From: Doug Fraser
Relation: Friend of the family in Thunder Bay

So sorry to hear of Ray’s passing. Our thoughts are will the Bergquist family.

From: Rachel Dean
Relation: Exercise Therapist

I worked with Ray recently teaching him exercises at CBI Health Centre. He was a very sweet and gentle man. I enjoyed working with him very much. My deepest condolences for your loss.

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