Dr. Richard Dale Hardy
August 18, 1953 - July 3, 2012
Born August 18, 1953, Tofield Alberta, Richard left this world suddenly on Tuesday July 3 after suffering a heart attack. Richard is survived by his loving children Katrina, Jesse, Lulu, and their mother Laura. He is also survived by his loving sisters Donna, Diana, and Gerry.
Richard loved his children more than life itself. He will be remembered as an incredibly caring and generous person who always put others before himself. He was a member of the Board of Directors of the Nanaimo Brain Injury Society and a volunteer with the Gabriola Commons. Richard was a commercial pilot for several years and went on to become a successful chiropractor. He was affectionately known by his patients as “Dr. Dick”, which spoke volumes of his wicked sense of humour.
Richard loved diving, reading, basking in the sun, fishing, cross-bow hunting, and afternoon naps.
A celebration of Richard’s life will be held on Tuesday July 17, from 4 pm on, at the Gabriola Commons.
In lieu of flowers, please donate to www.mssociety.ca,, or The Gabriola Food Bank.
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