William Lawrie Dunn

23 October, 19275 May, 2019
Obituary of William Lawrie Dunn
"With heavy hearts we are saddened to announce the passing of our beloved Husband and Father, William Lawrie Dunn, PHD MD FRCP. “Bill” was born October 23rd, 1927 & lived fully until May 5th, 2019. Lawrie’s memory lives on in the hearts of his Wife of 63 Years, Frances Ann, 3 Sons: Ian, Bryan and Jonathan, 3 Grandchildren: Frances, Hilary and Edward and 2 Great-Grandchildren, Charlotte and Emma; as well as all of those whose lives were indelibly touched by his gentle grace, kindness, compassion, intelligence and love. The family wishes to extend it's deep appreciation and respect to his Family Doctor, Dr. Keith Hatlelid, his Cardiologist, Dr. Caroline Taylor, and the very fine professionals at the Cardiac Unit at St. Paul's Hospital, for their kindness and expertise in his care. William's gift to the world was his profound love of all things living and inanimate, his unyielding passion to understand as much of it as he could in his lifetime and his selfless desire to pass on his wisdom. His stories will live on brightly forever in all of our hearts. A private service for family will be held on Saturday May 11th at Mt. Pleasant Funeral Home, 306 E. 11th Avenue, Vancouver. In lieu of gifts or flowers, donations may be made to the BC SPCA in his name at 604-681-7271." To leave an online condolence for the family, please visit our website at

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