Gordon Everett Ferguson

 

After a long and courageous battle with cancer, Gordon Everett Ferguson died on April 17, 2018 peacefully in his home with his wife Donna Gail (Cannon) Ferguson holding his hand and his dog Maggie lying next to him.

 

Gordon will always be remembered for his advocacy work on behalf of people with disabilities. He was the founding member of People First Brockville, a long time board member with Brockville & District Association for Community Involvement and a past board member of Community Living Ontario. His proudest achievement was the role he played in closing the institutions in Ontario.

 

He was an author, public speaker, home owner and a member of Wall Street United Church. Gordon loved music, was a sports fan, and an avid collector. Besides his wife Donna, he will be missed by many of his cousins especially Shirley & Steve Avery, Ron and Anne Bryan, Les & Mary Bryan, and John Swerdferger. He will always be remembered by his many friends and his wide network of supporters. Predeceased by his parents Everett & Audrey (Gibson) Ferguson.

 

Funeral service will be held at Wall Street United Church in Brockville on Wednesday April 25, 2018 at 11am followed by a Celebration of Life Reception.

 

Donations to: The Brockville & District Association for Community Involvement, Community Involvement Legacy Homes or People First Brockville would be greatly appreciated.

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