Donald Walker

Obituary of Donald Walker

WALKER – Donald Clifton:  Passed away in Brandon, Manitoba on Sunday, August 6, 2017.  Much beloved husband of Nancy (nee: White).  Loving father of Cresswell (Irena Chmielowicz) and Scott (Pauline Morton).  Cherished grandfather of Breanna, Cresswell (Ashley), Jeramie (Gillian Pringle) and great-grandfather of Liv and Avery.  Also surviving is his brother Ross (Harlene) and was predeceased by brother Jack (Norma).  Don was an educator at heart, with a boundless interest in teaching and learning, especially with young adults. He had a special passion for leadership development. He loved people. With his curiosity and attention, talking with Don was like being the only person in the world. Everywhere he went, he created friends and fans, with young and old.  Born in Orangeville Ontario, graduate BA University of Windsor, MA University of Windsor, Teacher, Department Head, Principal, retiring as Principal of Valley Heights Secondary School.  Don was involved with the Brotherhood Anglican Churchmen, Trinity Anglican Church Warden, Probus, Norfolk Golf and Country Club, Able Enterprises, Waterford Lions Club.  A Celebration of Don’s life will be held on Friday, August 18, 2017 at 11 a.m. from TRINITY ANGLICAN CHURCH, 80 Colborne St. S., Simcoe.  The Rev. Paul Sherwood officiating.  Cremation has taken place.  THE BALDOCK FUNERAL HOME, 96 Norfolk St. N., Simcoe in care of arrangements.  Those wishing to make a donation in Don’s memory are asked to consider The Alzheimer’s Society or The Heart and Stroke Foundation.  Online condolences at www.baldockfuneralhome.com