Condolence: I worked with Dan during his time at Kingston RCMP. The laughs and memories will last me a life time. He was a dedicated officer who fought like a lion for the interests of the men and women who worked with him and in that I learned a lot about leadership from him. He knew what it meant to fight for the "little guy" even though he was short, little guy himself fighting a middle age spread. I loved him dearly.
Condolence: To Gilbert, Terry and to Dan’s boys. I am so sorry to hear of Dans passing. Even though we lost touch over the years I thought of him often and wondered where he was. My deepest condolences to all the family, may he RIP.
Condolence: My most sincere condolences on Dan's passing and I hope that his entire family finds strength and support from each other and friends at this most difficult of times. I was a troopmate of Dan's during our training for the RCMP in Troop #1 in 1986. Dan was a great person to spend those six months with while we learnied to become Mounties. Although Dan was the smallest guy in our Troop in terms of stature he certainly made up for it in determination and desire. While we parted ways after training our paths crossed again when we were both posted to Nova Scotia 20 years later. Dan never lost his sense of humour and we often told stories of our time in training. My thoughts and prayers are with you all.
Condolence: Please accept my sincere condolences for your loss. I was a member of Troop 1 86/87 and just under 32 years ago, we graduated from Depot (October 6, 1986) and embarked on our careers as RCMP members. Learning of Dan's passing prompted me to pull out a few Depot photos. Wow, we were so much younger and in great shape. I have a photo of Dan at our halfway celebration. He is wearing a white t-shirt inscribed "hippity hop"; an indicator of his marching skills. I have such good memories of our time together in Depot. Sending my thoughts and prayers.
Condolence: Condolences from another of Dan's troop mates (in fact we shared a 'snore board' in D Block). I'll never forget Dan's classic 'penguin' marching and his mastery of the glockenspiel! Sadly, I only saw him once when I returned home to Red Deer and he came down from Ponoka, but despite the passage of time we are family.
Condolence: I had the opportunity meet and get to know Dan as my Troopmate when we each joined the RCMP in 1986.
As luck would have it each went to Alberta from training and would meet occasionally. A few transfers later and he worked in the same office and on the same watch, as my wife Noreen. She always speaks kindly of Dan and how much she enjoyed working alongside him for those years. However, in that job many of us will move, often across the country and this was the case for both Dan and I. However, as is also common, our paths crossed again on occasion. As Dan and I neared the ends of our respective careers, we had occasion to meet once again, as our work caused us to cross paths one last time and it was a great opportunity to reconnect. I am sad to now know that it will be the last time.
Sincere condolences to all of Dan's family and close friends on this loss from both Noreen and myself.
My sincere condolences on the passing of Dan at such a young age. Although I never worked with Dan during our years in the RCMP I did have occasion to meet and work with Dan after retirement at the Gahcho Kue diamond mine north of Yellowknife. After checking in to our assigned rooms at the camp Dan showed up at my door wearing a bright blue Toronto Maple Leaf bathrobe, that seemed ok until I looked at his feet and he was wearing bright red Montreal Canadian slippers.
It was an experience to have met & work with Dan.
Condolence: Our deepest condolences Janet and family,so sorry for your loss,we were heartbroken to hear of Dan’s passing he was such a wonderful friend to our son David and his family when they arrived in Nova Scotia ,it was so comforting to us to know he had someone he could rely on . Bless you all .Rest in peace Dan.
Condolence: Condolences to Dan's family. As a troop mate I spent 6 months enjoying Dan's since of humour. The nature of the career and the size of our country make getting together problematic but we are forever part of the RCMP family.I was fortunate to attend Dan's retirement party and am very sorry to hear of his untimely passing.