John (Scotty) Iain WIGHT
November 20, 1953 – September 22, 2015
In Loving Memory
It is with great sadness that we announce the unexpected and sudden passing of our beloved Scotty due to cancer. He managed to say his farewells to most of those who loved him in the limited time that was cheated from him.
Iain was predeceased by his wife, Pauline and parents Frank and Margaret Wight.
He leaves behind his family: wife and best friend Sandi Cousins and daughter Sandi (Shan) and kitty Brody, daughters Kimberly (Dan) and grandson, Kalem, his daughter Sandy and family, brother Jim (Allyson), sister Ailsa and brother Innes (Pam) and numerous nephews and nieces. His passing will also be mourned by our extended Dorman ‘family’ of friends and business associates.
Scotty was known for his great unconventional sense of humour, but was mostly quiet and unassuming. He was a very generous soul with a heart as big as gold. He overcame many obstacles in life that took a great deal of inner strength. He possessed great courage during his last few weeks of immeasurable suffering.
He was a most dedicated employee who never lost a day of work. He spent his working life in the forest industry, mostly with the Dorman family businesses. In his early teens he was trained and acknowledged as the youngest loader operator in BC. He was the school bus driver for the students in Port Renfrew where he spent the first years of his life. He excelled in every job he took on. He was ‘Bush Daddy’ to many.
A Celebration of Life will be held at the Cottonwood Golf Course in Nanaimo on Friday October 02, 2015 commencing at 2:00 pm.
The family would like to extend their appreciation to all the Doctors, nurses and medical staff in the clinics and Nanaimo Regional General Hospital together with the support systems outside the hospital including the Nurses’ Hot Line and pharmacists. A special thank you to the Palliative Care Unit who made his final days more comfortable and allowed his family to share his last few hours with him.
Donations can be made to a charity of choice, the Cancer Society, Children’s Hospital or SPCA.