– passed away peacefully, with his family at his side, at Surrey Memorial Hospital in BC on Jan 19, 2015 at 9:10 am PST. Dan was formerly of Peterborough, ON, son of the late Ted Post & Peggy Thompson of Peterborough, ON. Dan was a very romantic, loving and caring husband to high school sweetheart, Linda Post (Mayer) of Kamloops, BC. Dan moved to BC to be with soul mate Linda, and they married in 2011. He was a devoted and supportive father to David and Michael Post of Peterborough, ON & step children, Matthew Mayer of Surrey, BC & Kyle Mayer of Medicine Hat, AB. Brother to Robert Smith & Bryan (Moray) Post and Cousin to Dave Turkington. Dan was an adoring Grandpa to Kurtis & Noah and Uncle to many nieces & nephews. Dan was a rare and beautiful treasure, and will always be loved, missed and remembered by all. He was deeply committed to helping others through his work, at Quaker Oats, as well as actively volunteering as a Knight of Columbus, for many years. He had a talent for turning a piece of wood into a masterpiece. Dan had a passion for music, which he expressed by playing guitar with his son, or attending concerts with Linda, family and friends. He had a great respect for the outdoors, where he and Linda enjoyed camping in the motor home, boating, fishing and cruising on his quad and motorcycle. Dan loved the mountains and going for long drives to explore different areas. As per his wishes he has been cremated and a celebration of life will be held in Calgary, Alta and Peterborough, ON.; dates will be announced at a later time.
Memorial donations may be made to The NHCC (Neurological Health Charities Canada). Please choose one of the member organizations.