Van Trigt, David Martin

Van Trigt, David Martin

July 6th, 2015

It is with sadness that we announce the peaceful passing of David Martin Van Trigt of London, on Monday, July 6, 2015, at the age of 51. Much loved husband of Lisa and proud father of Emma and Sarah.  He will be missed by siblings Rita (Allan), Gertrude, Eugene, Cecilia (Bob) and Jamie (Anita), brother-in-law Dave and by many nieces and nephews. David, a chartered accountant, forged many strong partnerships throughout a successful career spanning PricewaterhouseCoopers, Air Ontario, Trudell Medical, and Columbia Sportswear. David was an active volunteer, serving on the boards of St. Joseph’s Health Care, the London Community Foundation and the Boys and Girls Club of London. An avid golfer and sports fan, David enjoyed his weekend rounds at Sunningdale, where the financial wins and losses were always trumped by the camaraderie and jokes that followed each game. These times helped him cope every time his beloved Toronto Maple Leafs lost a game. Many thanks to our network of caring friends, colleagues, neighbours, family members, PSWs and the hospice staff and volunteers who supported us throughout this journey. We appreciate and value the many kindnesses and friendship you provided. Visitation will be held on Wednesday, July 29, 2015 from 7:00-9:00 p.m. at WESTVIEW FUNERAL CHAPEL, 709 Wonderland Road North, London, where the funeral service will be conducted on Thursday, July 30, 2015 at 10:00 a.m. A private interment will be held at a later date. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to St. Joseph’s Hospice, London.

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Andy BoonMarcie, Megan, Maddy and myself are thinking of you through this very difficult time. I had many years of great golf experiences in the retail world and enjoyed getting to know him even better through Emma and the dance studio gang. Our prayers are with you. The Boons
Linda and Al CampbellSo very sorry for your loss. Although we haven't seen Dave for quite a while, he has been in our hearts and thoughts throughout this ordeal. He was such an upbeat and generous person. What a legacy he leaves! Sending love and comfort to all of the family during this difficult time. Linda and Al
Kate, Jack and Sophie Jones Lisa, Sarah and Emma - we are so very sad to hear about Dave's passing. We remember him as a kind, fun and sporty guy! We are thinking of you all and sending our prayers your way. Emma it was so wonderful to see you in June sweetheart. We are away when the memorial service is being held however we will be there to support you all in spirit. The Jones Family
Michelle DenerghLisa: I am sorry to hear of your loss. Please know that my thoughts and prayers are with you and your girls.
Michelle DeberghLisa: I am sorry to hear of your loss. Please know that my thoughts and prayers are with you and your girls.
Buzzelli familyWe are so sorry to hear about Dave. Thinking of all of you and praying for strength through this difficult time. We will always remember Dave's smile and energy. Glad he touched our lives.
Christine TsaoDearest Lisa, I am so very sorry to hear of your great loss. Sadly, I am away at the time of the service but I will be thinking of you and your girls.
Mark'sOur condolences to Dave's family. We are thinking of you during this very difficult time. Your friends at Mark's
Brent BereI have so many fond memories of Dave and our many adventures and good times together. Life send us in different directions and we lost touch. I am truly saddened and Lisa, so sorry for the loss. But a great spirit lives on and will never be forgotten? Tricky Dave will always be in our heart.
Irene SmallMy deepest condolences Lisa and family on the loss of Dave. I have great memories working as his Admin. Assistant at Air Ontario. He was a great man to work for. Wishing all the best to you and your family. Irene Small
Peter & Sandra KleinstiverLisa, Emma & Sarah - our deepest sympathy on the passing of DVT. We will always treasure our memories of golf and dinners at Sunningdale. "Tricky van Dave" was a special person and will be missed by all who knew him.
The Nilsson FamilyDear Lisa, Emma, and Sarah. We were so sorry to read about Dave's passing. Please know we're thinking of you during this difficult time. Annica, Stefan, Emma & Hanna
Jaime TaylorLisa, So very sorry to hear of Dave's passing. My condolences to you and your girls.
Dan DoughertyThe loss of Dave must be devastating for his family and we can only hope to share this heavy burden by our unyielding support. We certainly share the loss of this extraordinary life at Columbia. Dave is fondly remembered by all who worked with him. He demonstrated the highest character in his professional career, and we are all far better for knowing him. Our thoughts are with the family.
Jackie AntonioDear Lisa, Emma and Sarah; my deepest condolences on the passing of DVT. He was a strong, charasmatic leader and will be missed. Sending my thoughts and prayers from Calgary.
Michael ArduiniLisa, my heartfelt condolences on your loss.
Dan CassidyNo words can ever make a difference. Just know that your family is in all of hearts and thoughts.
Peter CuddyLisa, my heart goes out to you and the bravery you have shown over the past several years of David's illness. You, Emma and Sarah will find courage to remember David as a generous man, wonderful partner, loving husband and giving father.
Russ HopcusLisa, Emma and Sarah, Please accept my condolences. Know that Dave was loved, respected and admired by all of those who knew him. I count my new, yet growing relationship with Dave as one of the highlights of my time at Columbia. He was a very special man. Much love, thought and prayers go out to you all.
Kimberley ChesneyLisa, Emma and Sarah: It was an honour to serve on the St. Joseph's Board with David. He will be profoundly missed by so many. My sincere condolences. You are in our prayers.
Terri PaulLisa: Although I never had a chance to meet Dave, I know he must have been a very special man since he had you as his wife. My thoughts are with you and Emma and Sarah.
Yvonne CastelloMy wish, hope and prayers to you Lisa, Emma and Sarah, is faith, strength and love. The faith to know Dave is at rest and is now your angel through life. The strength you have to support each other and the strength within you to continue on this life journey with Dave in your hearts; every thought and memory. The love you each have for Dave and he for you. The love we his colleagues, friends and family have for Dave. He was a beautiful soul and we will miss him, but his presence will always be with us. My sincere condolences. Yvonne
Jason McVittieLisa - my deepest condolences on your profound loss. Our prayers are with you and your family during this difficult time. I am sure you will continue to draw on your tremendous strength to support one another as you keep David in your hearts and minds for all your days.
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