Passed peacefully away surrounded by his family, on August 8, 2018 at the Palliative Care Unit, Miller Center, after a brief but very courageous battle, Keith Russell Downs, in his 57th year.
Predeceased by parents Maxwell and Agnes Downs and in laws Helen and Gerald Goulding.
Leaving to mourn with loving memories his wife Linda; daughter Jillian (Travis); precious grandson Evan; devoted brother Max; fur friends Chewy and Belle; sisters in law Debbie and Beverly; brother in law Gerald; very special friends Joanne and Garry Miller; nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends, including his co-workers from the Health Sciences Center.
Special thank you to Carmel Collins, his palliative care nurse, whose support and caring made all the different over the last year; the doctors and nurses at the Palliative Care Unit, Miller Centre and the doctors and nurses at the Dr. H. Bliss Murphy Cancer Care Clinic; as well as special neighbours Stacy and Cliff Mouland.
Cremation has taken place. Funeral service will be held at The Carnell Memorial Chapel on Monday, August 13 at 2 p.m. with interment to follow at the Anglican Cemetery, Kenmount Road. Donations in Keith’s memory may be made to the Dr. H. Bliss Cancer Care Foundation.
“Go rest high on that mountain, son your work here on earth is done.
Go to Heaven shouting ‘Love for the Father and the Son’”
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329 Freshwater Road
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