David Andrew Gordon Stewart
David Andrew Gordon Stewart of Cranbrook, BC, passed away on May 27, 2023, after a brief illness. Dave was born in Consort, Alberta on August 5, 1942, to Andrew Gordon (Gordon) and Annie Lavina (Vi) (nee Hall) Stewart. Dave moved with his parents to Invermere in 1946.
Dave married Janita (nee Webber) in Vancouver on July 31, 1964. Dave and Janita lived in Vancouver and then moved back to Invermere in 1965. Dave and Janita started their family in Invermere and then moved to Kimberley in 1972. They raised their four girls in Kimberley until 1992 and then moved to Cranbrook where they remained until his passing.
Dave was predeceased by his parents, Gordon and Vi Stewart of Invermere; and brothers Richard (Dick) Stewart and Gregg Stewart.
Dave is survived by his wife and partner in life, of 59 years, Janita; his four daughters, Jennifer (Maury) Bernard; Georgia (Evan) Bueckert); Jane (William) Nixon and Gwen (David) Ward. He is also survived by his four grandchildren, Julian and Saturna Bueckert and Brett (Dawson) and Amy-Jane Bernard.
He is survived by his brothers, Gary (Edith) Stewart of Campbell River and Bob Stewart of Invermere. Dave was an uncle and great uncle to numerous nieces and nephews in both the Stewart and Webber families.
Dave was the BEST son, brother, husband, father, father-in-law and grandfather. He was a favourite uncle and friend to many.
At Dave’s request, no funeral or memorial service will be held. In lieu of flowers, please donate to a charity of personal choice.
Thank you to all of the staff on the third floor of the East Kootenay Regional Hospital.
Thank you for teaching us to live our
best lives, Dad. You will be missed
but not forgotten.