Regina man reaching new heights in memory of his late father
The love between a father and son is hard to put into words.
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Dave Driver does it with ease not so much with words, but with a look of quiet strength and affection and the demeanour of a cheap jordans 7 man cheap girl jordans for sale humbled by the greatness, and loss, of his father.
dad was an amazing man, said Dave. he got sick I realized how much of an impact he had on so many people lives with all the people that came to visit him and all the letters retro jordans for sale cheap and stories that cheap jordan store came in. father, Al Driver, died in January 2016 after a short battle with colon cancer.
He had retired cheap retro jordans free shipping about eight years earlier after a 30 year career at the Regina Leader Post first as a copy boy, then a sports reporter https://www.umjordanshoes.com , a sports editor and finally, news editor.
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He is remembered by those who knew him as a man who put family first, lived a simple life and made others happy.
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cheap Air max shoes Dave Driver stands near a lake in Banff, Alta. In the background stands his later father’s favourite peak, Mount Rundle. On July 27, Dave is going to climb Mount Rundle as a way to honour his late father and raise money for the Children’s Wish Foundation. Photo submitted by Dave Driver. cheap Air max shoes
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In between those moments, Dave carries with him the lessons learned from his father.
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Remembered by his family as a amazing father and doting grandfather, he also remembered by cheap jordans basketball shoes former colleagues as a man who excelled at his work.
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The Regina Leader Post’s Rob Vanstone, left, cheap jordans 6 rings and Al Driver at the 2008 Raise a Reader sports memorabilia sale. In 2016, the sale was dedicated Al, who died of cancer earlier that year.