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Donald Grad


Donald Grad

GRAD, Donald Jacob

Peacefully passed away at the Guelph General Hospital on Sunday, September 5, 2021, at the age of 84 years.  Beloved husband for over 64 years of Mary Grad (nee Hannaford).  Proud father of Donald (Elizabeth) of Swift Current, SK, Laurie Lanthier of Guelph, ON and Terri Grad of Guelph, ON.  Cherished grandfather of Mary (Sam) Sandi (Israel) and Ryan; great-grandfather of Bethany, Benjamin, Valentina and Joseph.  Don will be remembered by his brother-in-law Bart Hannaford, friends, cousins, nieces, nephews, and canine companions Blue and Max. 

Don was a Certified Chartered Accountant. He worked his entire career as a Special Investigator with the Canadian Revenue Department in Ottawa. He was an avid camper, bird watcher and international traveler. Private family service followed cremation.  To view the service, please login to – event ID is GilchristFH password is J1NDB1. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions in Don’s name can be made to the Canadian Lung Association through  or by calling 1-888-566-5864. Arrangements entrusted to GILCHRIST CHAPEL – McIntyre & Wilkie Funeral Home, One Delhi Street, Guelph, (519-824-0031). We invite you to leave your Condolences/ Tributes/ Memories /Donations online at: and they will be forwarded to the family.

Service Location
Gilchrist Chapel McIntyre & Wilkie

Requested Charity
Canadian Lung Association