May 22, 2019
Donald Lloyd Pretzer, of Pitt Meadows, aged 76 passed away surrounded by family on May 22, 2019 at Maple Ridge Hospital.
Predeceased by his loving wife Carolyn. Don will be greatly missed by his sons Daryl (Kim) and Jason (Michelle) and his four grand-daughters Jenna, Jessica, Emily, and Alyssa.
Don was born in Moosomin, Saskatchewan in August 1942 and married the love of his life Carolyn, in Fort MacLeod in 1963. Though a prairie man at heart, he moved to BC to find work as a crane operator. Eventually settling down in Port Coquitlam where they raised their sons Daryl and Jason.
Don was a crane operator for 50 years and a member of the Local 115 Union. He helped to construct many bridges and landmarks. Don’s passions were sports and family. Playing over 30 years of hockey, fastball and a member of the Coachman Organization. He loved and supported his sons and granddaughters with enormous pride on all their teams and activities. He was a great Dad, Grandfather, friend, and teammate.
A celebration of his life will be held at Meadow Gardens Golf Club on Saturday July 13, 2019 from 1 pm to 5 pm.
A true original, he will be dearly missed.
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