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Thomas Whitton McFarlane

Thomas Whitton McFarlane

Male 1941 - 2010  (68 years)

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  • Name Thomas Whitton McFarlane 
    Born 14 Dec 1941  Glasgow. Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Male 
    Died 22 Jan 2010  Vancouver Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Person ID I26745  Whitton
    Last Modified 10 Oct 2018 

    Family Emily ? 
    Children 
     1. Living
    Last Modified 10 Oct 2018 
    Family ID F10189  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Notes 
    • McFARLANE, Thomas Whitton December 14, 1941 - January 22, 2010 It is with broken hearts and deep sadness we announce the passing of Thomas (Tommy) McFarlane at 4:00 p.m. on January 22nd. He was kind, gentle and loving, an angel on earth. Born in Glasgow, Scotland he came to Canada in 1980 with his family. Tommy leaves behind his devastated wife Emily, who was always by his side to the very last, and his loving son, Stuart. Tommy was taken from us after a courageous and uncomplaining battle with cancer. He was a man of many talents who loved to sing and all who knew him will miss his lovely smile. He enjoyed a number of different careers, most recently working in engineering as a design draftsman at John Deere Hitachi. Tommy tried retirement a number of times but always seemed to be drawn back to designing and drafting, finally retiring in 2009. Heartfelt thanks to all the friends who were so incredibly supportive during his illness and also to all the staff in Palliative Care at St. Paul's Hospital who made us feel like family with their care and compassion. A celebration of Tommy's life will be held at a later date. Published in the Vancouver Sun /The Province, (01/29/10)