David James Presson

April 1, 1944August 16, 2012

PRESSON, David James Passed away peacefully in the early morning of August 16, 2012, in his 69th year surrounded by his family. David lost a courageous battle with cancer and this world lost a wonderful and unique man. Deeply loved and will be remembered always by his children Amy & Sara, his cherished companion Megan and niece Nancy. Beloved Grandpa to Ewan & Alina. He will also be forever loved and missed by all of his friends. David was a respected businessman and fountain of knowledge for all of those who crossed his path. A special thanks to his beloved team of fabulous people Chris, Joe and Lori whom over the years have become extended family. Visitation will be held at OSHAWA FUNERAL HOME, 847 King Street West (905-721-1234) on Tuesday, August 21st from 2 – 4 and 7 – 9 pm. Funeral Service will be held in the Chapel on Wednesday, August 22nd at 1:00 pm. In lieu of flowers donations may be made to the Canadian Cancer Society.


  • Visitation Tuesday, August 21, 2012
  • Visitation Tuesday, August 21, 2012
  • Funeral Service Wednesday, August 22, 2012

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August 24, 2012

To the family,
We were saddened to hear about Mr. Presson's passing. Our thoughts are with you all. Please accept our sincere condolences.
Denise, Josie and Judy
Scottsdale Square Business Centre Surrey BC

Amy Gagnon

August 22, 2012

We are so sorry to hear about Mr. Presson. He was a dear friend, and a great Father. So many great memories of him! We are thinking of your family. Love from out West! Darryl, Amy, Trevor, Kevin, Lily and Harrison Gagnon


August 22, 2012

We are so sorry to hear of Dave Presson's passing. Know that he is at peace and that his incredible spirit and generosity will live on in his family and everyone who was lucky enough to cross his path. Our thoughts and warm wishes are with you at this difficult time. Love, Maya & Chris

Brad Hall

August 22, 2012

To Dave's family,
We were shocked and saddened to hear of Dave's passing. We always enjoyed Dave's company especially when we were discussing Corvairs, his in particular. Please accept our sincerest condolences.

Brad and JoAnn, Corsa Ontario

Jane Patterson

August 21, 2012

My deepest sympathies to Amy & Sara.

Aunt Jane

Kipley Marshall

August 21, 2012

I would always learn something during my weekly visits to the Presson household. Dave was a wealth of knowledge and a great man. My heart is with you Megan, Amy, Sara and family.

Jim Diell

August 21, 2012

We are sorry to hear of Dave's passing.Our sympathy is with you. Looking at the pictures you have chosen it is clear that you have many wonderful memories of Dave.

Jim & Norma Diell, Corsa Ontario

Debbie Ryan

August 20, 2012

Sarah, Thinking of you with sympathy in your loss. Wishing you everything you need to get through this difficult time.
Extending deep and Heartfelt sympathy to you and your family.
Debbie Ryan & Connie Dowey

Annemarie and Alex Howarth

August 20, 2012

Some great pictures that show a life well lived, and loved, with many friends and family. Still.... a life too short and gone too soon. So sorry for your loss. We will miss Dave but are better for having had the chance to know him.

Erin Murray

August 19, 2012

Megan and the Presson family....
So sorry about Dave's passing. My thoughts will be with you on Wednesday. I'm really glad I got a chance to meet such an interesting and thought provoking person as Dave.
I will donate to Cancer Research UK here in Scotland.