October 11, 2019
On October 11, 2019 Donald Winston Shipp of Ucluelet, BC passed away at the age of 76. With Don’s passing we lost a dedicated father and a cherished friend. Don will be remembered by his three children Minetta Farqharson
(Ryan), Charlotte Shipp (Conor), Graham Shipp (Shannon); his two granddaughters Devan and Raegan Shipp; his best friend of 61 years Ralph Innes; and, the mother of his children Margaret Watkins. Don is predeceased by his mother Jean Viola Shipp, father Thomas Lawford Shipp and his brother Richard Thomas Shipp.
After retiring from his first career as Clinical Biochemist Don moved to Ucluelet and served as Pharmacist at Barry’s Drug Mart for over 20 years. Don loved going to work, helping people and spending time laughing with his friends and family.
Don passed away peacefully in Edmonton. Our family is grateful for the support of the medical team at the Royal Alexandra Hospital and Cross Cancer Institute in Edmonton, AB.
A celebration of life will be held for friends and family on Vancouver Island at a later date. In lieu of tributes, donations may be made to the Alberta Cancer Foundation, Cross Cancer Institute, 11560 University Avenue NW, Edmonton, AB T6G 1Z2.
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