Passed away after a long struggle, at the Soldiers’ Memorial Hospital, Orillia on Thursday October 18, 2018 in his 90th year of Coldwater and formerly of Gloucester Pool. Beloved and cherished husband for 68 years of Ila (nee: Pipher). Loving father of Brent (Terry) and Dianne Laurel (Rick). Loved grandfather of Susan (Andy), Cory (Susanne), Ben (Shannon), Alyssa (Jenn), Craig (Ashley), and Duane (Kara). Dear great grandfather of Andrew, Marcus, Lyla, Dylan, Sara, Presley, Drew, Jase, Megan, and Taylor. Will be missed by his extended family the Petroff’s, and the Pipher’s. Following cremation a celebration of his life will be held in May of 2019. As an expression of sympathy donations in memory of Doug may be made to Mariposa Hospice, Orillia and may be made through the COLDWATER FUNERAL HOME, Coldwater (705-686-3344).