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David A. Guthrie, September 10, 2017 at home with family and the support of Niagara Hospice after a 20 year struggle with Parkinson's Disease. Born on January 21, 1932 in Cranbrook, British Columbia, Canada, he was a Canadian Citizen residing in Wilson, NY for the last 27 years.
Son of the late William and Jean (Allardyce) Guthrie he attended local schools and earned his Bachelors of Science in 1954 and Masters of Science in 1955 at the University of British Columbia. Upon completion of his MASc he lived for two years in the UK as an Athlone Fellow. In 1974, David earned his MBA at McMasters University. His entire professional career was as a Chemical Engineer with Hooker/Occidental Chemical Corporation, where he began in Vancouver, British Columbia in 1957 and retired in 1993 from Occidental in Niagara Falls. David is a former Member of the Board of Directors for the Wilson Free Library and a volunteer driver for Meals on Wheels in Niagara Falls.
Surviving are his wife, Sally (Baldwin) Guthrie of Wilson; son, Mark C. (Catherine) of Milton, ON; and grandsons, Thomas and Robert. Also survived by one sister, Anne Johnston of Chilliwack, British Columbia; and several nieces and nephews. Predeceased by sisters, Gladys Hendrickson and Mary Guthrie; brothers, Yuel and Tom Guthrie.
Arrangements by the Hamilton and Clark Funeral Home, 270 Young Street, Wilson.
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Published on September 12, 2017
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