We are sad to announce that Arnold has passed away after a long struggle with failing health. Predeceased by his parents Edwin and Helen Dugan of Peterborough, Ontario, wife, Adele Dugan of Nanaimo, son, Arnold Dugan Jr. (Nikolis), brother, John (Jack) Dugan of Toronto, and sister, Dale Haverstock of Hamilton. Left to mourn his passing
are his longtime partner, Marie McVey of Ucluelet; son, Alex Dugan (Jo-Ann); daughters; Lorraine Dugan (Dunn), Catharine Dugan (Grant Brebber), and Christine Busche (Axel); grandsons, David Dugan, Alexander MacPherson, Matthew Engemoen and Christopher Busche; granddaughters, Deanna Dugan (Gordon Jones), Sarah Engemoen and Jessica Busche (Jason Kelman); great grandson, Ethan Dugan; sister, Marion Joscelyne of Mattawan, NJ; and brother, Paul Dugan of Pleasant Lake, Michigan.
Arnold was an avid sportsman, who stood up for causes close to his heart. A former Nanaimo City Alderman he enjoyed the “great outdoors”. He worked for BC Hydro in Nanaimo as a Lineman and as an Area Forman in Tofino/ Ucluelet where he retried. He spent five years a Harbour Manager in Ucluelet and was a founding member of the Long Beach Golf Club.
He will be greatly missed by those who knew and loved him.
A Celebration of Arnold’s Life will be held at 1:00 pm on Saturday, October 3rd at the Ucluelet Community Hall, 500 Matterson Drive.
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YATES FUNERAL SERVICE & CREMATORIUM (1.877.264.3848) in care of arrangements.