Schulz, William Douglas

Schulz, William Douglas

October 16th, 2021

It is with sadness that we share the passing of William Douglas Schulz, age 86, on October 16, 2021, in London, Ontario. Born in Pembroke, Ontario on September 10, 1935 to Helen and William Schulz, he grew up in Ottawa and Nipigon prior to joining the Canadian Armed Forces at the age of 18 and served for 28 years as a CF-100 technician. He then joined Transport Canada and remained with them until retirement.

He will be missed by the love of his life, for 63 years, Betty-Ann of London (previously North Bay); daughters Susan (Ken) Nugent of London, Sharon (Peter) Allen of Allen, TX and Sandi (David) Haynes of Brampton; eight grandsons: Scott, Graham & Shaun Nugent; Michael, Thomas & Ben Allen; Alex & Andrew Haynes; one special great-granddaughter Hali Nugent; and close friends Darwin and Judy Brown of London.

Doug had a passion for all things airplanes and especially enjoyed airshows. He was an avid golfer spending countless hours at the North Bay Golf Club and enjoyed curling, pool and ham radio. Doug was an active father who created many memories with his family at the North Bay YMCA, Friday pizza nights, DQ outings and swimming at the local beaches. With Betty-Ann, the two of them enjoyed their evening walks at the North Bay Waterfront.

A private family service was held at Westview Funeral Chapel. Heartfelt appreciation for the wonderful Veteran’s Care Team of 2 Perth – nursing staff, PT’s, OT’s music and art therapists, Mary Rutten and Dr. Borrie. Memorial contributions can be shared with St. Joseph’s Health Care London (Parkwood Institute) - Veteran Care Program, London, Ontario. Please select the Veterans Care Program from the drop down menu under “Designation - Area of Care”. 

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Fran and Wes AllenBetty-Ann and Family We extend our most sincere condolences on Doug’s passing today. May he rest in peace.
Fran and Wes AllenBetty-Ann and Family We extend our most sincere condolences on Doug’s passing today. May he rest in peace.
John and Jane WelshWe were very sorry to learn of Doug's passing. Our condolences to Susan and Ken and to Susan's family.
Larry & Helen WinslowPlease know that we are sad to hear of your loss Susan. Your Mom and Dad were good neighbours in RiverBend. Your Dad would always stop to talk on his way home from the mailbox or just out walking with your Mom. Our deepest sympathies to your Mom and family.
Pete BrandwoodRest In Peace Doug. I enjoyed the time we spent as friends. Relax my friend, we will take it from here.
don@marilyn haynesTo Betty-Ann Our sympathy to you and family. We always enjoyed our visits with Doug when he came to Brampton to Sandi and David's.
Josie PitaroMy condolences Sandi, to you and the family. May your dad rest in peace. He was so deeply loved.
Darwin BrownMy sincere sympathy to the family.Doug and I were friends for 60 years, we worked together,we played together, we shared many meals and words of wisdom.Doug was always happy always smiling not much bothered him.He is not suffering any more and is in a better place .Rest in peace my friend, see you on the other side.Darwin
COLIN STEVENSMY condolences to Betty Ann and to the rest of the family. Doug will be missed by all that new him he was kind and compassionate. I worked with with him and played both golf and curling. We had many glasses of wine in the Granite Club after the game. When he moved away we kept in toucb by phone and remembered the old days. REST IN PEACE MY FRIEND COLIN STEVENS
William MendykOnce you met and spent time with Doug he became a friend of yours, my condolences to Betty-Ann and family, rest in peace Doug.
Katie ColeMy condolences on the loss of your father. I send my love and heartfelt sympathies to you and your family.
Sharon Cummings Dear Sharon and family, I am so saddened for your loss. Sending you all lots of love and hugs and prayers for peace and healing. Love you!
Steve & Liz BenningOur sincere condolences , Betty Ann and family. We will always remember Doug as a friend, both on and off the curling ice. Our thoughts are with you at this time.
Helen and Ray SweigDear Betty Ann and Family….so sorry to hear of Doug's passing. May he Rest In Peace. Heartfelt sympathies from your North Bay friends. Helen and Ray.
Anne MoffatDear Susan, Betty Ann and family: I was so sorry to learn from yesterday’s The Nugget of Doug’s death. Please accept my condolences. Anne Moffat
Dianne ArmatageDear Betty Ann and family, We were very sorry to hear of Doug’s death. Please know we çare and keep you in our hearts and prayers Sincerely doug and dianne Armatage North Bay
Nicki ChretienSue, Sharon and Sandi, Sending hugs. I remember your dad well from the old gym days. So sorry for your loss ❤ Nicki
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