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DONALD "DON" MALCOLM MacLEOD

September 29, 2015

Donald “Don” Malcolm MacLeod of Kincardine, died at Trillium Court, Kincardine, Tuesday, Sept. 29, 2015, in his 86th year. Beloved husband of Marion McLeod (née MacGregor) (Holroyd). Dear father of Allan (Ellen) Holroyd of Manitoulin Island. Cherished grandfather of Brent (Karlee) of Ayr and Jim (Mendi) Holroyd of Kincardine, and great-grandfather of Maryn, Macy, Edyn, Ashlyn, Reid and Mason. Loved uncle of Katie Champion and Ian MacLeod. Brother-in-law of June McGregor, Benny (Ray) Murray, Sam (Joan) MacGregor, Shirley Colquhoun. Predeceased by his parents, John and Effie MacLeod; his granddaughter, Bobbie Jo Holroyd; his brother, John (Margaret); brothers-in-law, Mort McGregor, Bob Colquhoun, Jack Howard; and sister-in-law, Donna Howard. Donald was a devoted husband, father, grandfather, great-grandfather and uncle. He attended high school in Hamilton, went on to earn degrees from McMaster University and from the University of Indiana, majoring in geography. He started teaching in Toronto in 1955, then Kincardine High School, from 1976 to 1992. He co-wrote two geography textbooks that were used in local high schools. Family was very special to him. He spoke Gaelic and enjoyed his glass of scotch with his many friends and family. A graveside service will be held at the Ripley Cemetery, Monday, Oct. 12, 2015, at 11 a.m., with Betty Elliott officiating. A Celebration of Life will take place at Trillium Court following the service. Memorial donations to the Children’s Wish Foundation would be appreciated as expressions of sympathy.

 
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