June 20, 1924 - July 3, 2014
Mr. David (Guv) Young of High River passed away at the Pincher Creek Hospital on July 3, 2014 at the age of 90 years. Dave is survived by his wife Edyth (Toots); daughters, Maureen (John) Luck of Eganville, ON; Lori (Lloyd) Tannas of High River; Diane (Terry) Smyth of Pincher Creek and sons Pat (Jayni) Young of Okotoks; Steven (Yves) Young of Toronto, ON; and son-in-law Rick Ellis of High River. Dave was predeceased by his daughter Chris Ellis in 2013. He is also survived by many grandchildren; Bryan and Janna Luck; Mathew and Connor Young; Gunnar and Dustin Tannas; Chase, Landon and Griffin Ellis; Robyn Edgar, Josh, Nelson and Mackynna Smyth, Great-Grandchildren; Graham and Charlie Luck; Julia and Isla Cranston; Olivia Tannas; Grayson, Everleigh and Ivy Ellis; Deliah and Mia Ellis. Dave was born in Chilliwack, BC and joined the Canadian Navy at 16 years of age as a Boy Seaman. He was a veteran of the 2nd World War as well as the Korean War. He retired after 32 years of service. Dave was also one of Canada’s first survival experts and spent much of his time in the Canadian Arctic. Dave and Toots settled in High River in 1972. On the 16th of July 2014 they would have celebrated 66 years of marriage. “Death is nothing at all, I have only slipped away into the next room, I am I, and you are you. Whatever we were to each other, That we are still.” - Henry Scott Holland At Dave’s request, no service will be held. In lieu of flowers, Memorial Donations can be made to the High River Hospital District Health Care Foundation – Mental Health Services, 560 – 9th Avenue S.W., High River, AB T1V 1B3. www.highriverhealthfoundation.ca To send condolences and view David’s Tribute Page please visit www.lylereeves.com . Caring for the family is Lyle Reeves Funerals of High River (Craig Snodgrass) 403.652.4242.
Mr. David (Guv) Young of High River passed away at the Pincher Creek Hospital on July 3, 2014 at the age of 90 years. Dave is survived by his wife Edyth (Toots); daughters, Maureen (John) Luck of Eganville, ON; Lori (Lloyd) Tannas of High River;... View Obituary & Service Information
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