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Jeffrey Campbell Digby

DIGBY, Jeffrey Campbell - Jeff Digby, beloved husband of Lolita Rosales Digby, the light of his life, passed away peacefully on August 30, 2017, aged 58. Son of Dr. James Reginald Digby and the late Mary Helen Hope Digby. Brother of Janet (Pat), Peter (Senta) and Graham (Julie). Brother-in-law of Nora (Gunther), Bea (Bruce) and Aurora (Mike), along with Lolita’s many older brothers and sisters. Adored uncle of nieces and nephews far and wide. Born in Brantford, Ontario, Jeff had a typical Southern Ontario upbringing. Venturing out, he travelled Europe, headed west for Whistler and eventually landed in Vancouver, where he met Lolita. Together, they followed his work with Macmillan Bloedel and Weyerhaeuser between Vancouver and Athens, Georgia. Along the way, he gained a black belt in Taekwondo, golfed, skied and travelled. For the past eight years, Jeff and Lolita have happily split their time between White Rock, BC and Semiahmoo, Washington. Jeff fought a valiant, eighteen month battle with Stage IV lung cancer supported by his lifelong friends from Brantford, his Digby cousins from Toronto, his long-time friends in Athens, his many friends from work in both countries and his new friends from Village Church in Surrey, BC. His journey was immeasurably lightened by the kind and committed care of his GP, Dr. Manraj Johal of White Rock. Jeff will be remembered as a true gentleman who treated everyone with kindness, integrity and humility. He was also hard-working, fun-loving and appreciative of the blessings he had in life. In the face of his debilitating illness, Jeff showed us how to do it - with strength, grace and perseverance, with a steadfast faith in the Lord, and with humour. This final act of love makes his loss both harder and easier to bear. Thank you, Jeff. We miss you. A service for Jeff will be held on September 13, 2017, at 12.00 p.m., in the chapel at Victory Funeral Centre, 14831 28th Avenue, Surrey BC. Condolences may be offered at www.victoryfuneralcentre.ca. In lieu of flowers, donations to BC Cancer Foundation, www.bccancerfoundation.com, or Dalit Freedom Network Canada, www.dalitfreedom.ca/donate/, would be appreciated.13208249
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R.I.P.
Posted by Don Murray (co-worker) On Sunday, September 17, 2017
very sorry to hear of Jeff's passing. My sympathies to his family.
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Posted by Chris Hilton Peart (Friend of the family) On Monday, September 11, 2017
Dear Jim and family,

Very sorry to hear of Jeff's passing. I remember a happy, fun loving young man always with a big grin on his face. I found his obituary very interesting and the many things he accomplished in his life. Please accept my deepest sympathy and hopefully the love and support from family and friends can help you through this most difficult time. With love, Chris

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Posted by Tom Borowicz (Friend) On Monday, September 11, 2017
Please accept my sincerest condolonces.
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Posted by Brenda and Frank Read (Friends) On Monday, September 11, 2017
Frank and I offer our deep condolences to the Digby family in the loss of Jeffrey. May precious memories help sustain you at this time. Thoughts and prayers are with you.. Brenda and Frank Read
Sincere sympathy
Posted by Grace Elliott (Dr. Digby's office Nurse) On Saturday, September 9, 2017
To the Digby Family

Dr. Digby, Janet, Peter,Graham ad Lolita.

I was saddened to learn of Jeff's passing.

Thinking of you at this sad time.

Jeff's obituary was beautiful.


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