Van Beest; Donald

Capt. Donald Van Beest (Retired) passed away on June 12, 2015 at Cascade Hospice in Chilliwack at the age of 60 years. He was born November 11, 1954 in London, Ontario. Don is survived by his wife Margo; sons, Aaron and Ken; daughters in law, Cabree and Kimberly; grandchildren, Katelynn, Luke, Keaton, Ashtyn and Alex and his sister Francine Carter (nee Van Beest). There will always be a story to tell across the family table and a laugh to be had. You are forever in our hearts. Don was a proud member of the Chilliwack Fire Department from 1991 to 2014. He served our community and its’ people with passion and humour. He found great joy not only in his job, but he also found great family and friendship among the fine men and women who served beside him. He will be sorely missed by everyone. There will be no service by his request. Private observance held at a later date. To offer condolences to the family please visit

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