Ronald Ivan Mackie

September 3, 1948 – April 2, 2021
It is with immense sadness that the family announces his passing April 2, 2021 after a long courageous battle with cancer. He died at home surrounded with love.
Born September 3 1948 in Kamloops BC.
Devoted loving husband of Lynne, celebrating their 50th wedding anniversary in February. Loving father to son Rob(Lauren) and daughter Trisha. Grandchildren Cedar and Oscar.
Ron worked for canada Safeway in Kamloops and transferred to Nanaimo with his young family. Working for a number of years with Safeway in Nanaimo he left and started his own distributor business until retiring.
He then dabbled in insurance, boat sales and cooking. Ron then moved to Montreal with his wife to be near his grandchildren. Unfortunately shortly after arriving he was diagnosed with lymphoma. Ron took great pleasure in building a shed and fixing up the back yard and home before become too ill to continue.
Special thanks to the professional and excellent care received at the Royal Victoria Hospital in Montreal. Dr. Shustik and nurse Brigette and the chemo nurses.
A sincere thanks to the CLSC palliative care team. Special thanks to Maude Dufour and Dr Fierdie.
There will be a small private family celebration of life in Montreal at a later date.

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