The Memorial of David Kerr

45618466_1582339651902483_r.jpeg       In the early weeks of February, David (Dave) Kerr passed away suddenly.  As many of you may know, in previous years his health has taken a turn for the worse, and the family's lives have changed since that very day.  David's health obstacles started on a seemingly normal weekend day in May 2016.  As David was doing what he typically does with his off time -- spending it with family, often traveling supporting his children's dreams.  This particular day he was away at one of his son's AAU basketball tournaments in the U.S. when he suffered the first of 2 severe strokes that left him unable to continuing working.  
     David was the sole financial support for his family at this time, and had been for the last 13 years.  The first stroke came as he was driving along the highway driving the family home, and he was able to safely navigate his family to seek help.  Eventually, he and the family ended up in an emergency room far away from home. Even in the circumstances David knew things could have been much worse, and even is his condition was always thankful that they were able to get off of the highway in time to not cause anyone else harm.  That's the type of human being that David was, family oriented, hard working, and in some ways old fashioned.  David desired to travel North America at any moment, and be the main income earner leaving him as the family's lifeline as he would have it no other way.  
     Since the original stroke David had not had the use of his right side of his body, and was supported at home by his wife -- who was his main care giver, and his kids who were at various stages of high school during that time.  David was very much a protector and provider for his family and leaves behind a wife of 23 years, and 4 children, but it is the 3 youngest (a 20yr old & 16yr old twins) who will need as much love and support as possible while they get used to their unfortunate new normal.  The last 4 years have been undoubtedly rough on the Kerr family, and this campaign is aimed at helping them make the next little while a bit easier to deal with, as it will be a tough time on them all. 
     While the Kerr's are a family who are pridefully strong in faith they will definitely need, benefit, and be thankful for any further help that they are fortunate to get.  Nothing will bring back the love and security provided to them by David, but any help that can be provided to the family he leaves behind will definitely put a smile on his face as he watches over them from above.  With humility and humbleness, the Kerr family is appreciative and thankful for any form, and amount of support that can be provided.   



Thank from the bottom of our hearts,


The Kerr Family

Donations

  • Ruchi Srivastava  
    • $150 
    • 7 mos
  • Lisa Thompson 
    • $100 
    • 8 mos
  • Carole Novelli 
    • $100 
    • 8 mos
  • Anonymous 
    • $100 
    • 8 mos

Organizer

Kareena Andrews 
Organizer
Mississauga , ON

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