Dale Somerset Truitt

December 9, 2020
Dale went to be with the Lord on Wednesday, December 9, 2020 at the age of 85.
He leaves behind his loving wife of 63 years, Shirley; his three children Daryl (Michelle) of Duncan, BC, Dana Lyn of Sidney, BC, and Sean (Simone) of Kelowna, BC; his three grandchildren Kayla and Jaxon as well his great grandson Wilder; his brother Brian (Louise) of Courtney, BC and nephews Brent and Steven; and many dear friends.
He goes to join his granddaughter Alexandra Truitt (d. 2016). Dale also leaves behind many extended family on the BC Coast.
Dale worked with BC Tel/BTE for almost 40 years. When not at work, Dale continued to be productive; over the course of his life he built 5 homes. He loved the outdoors and being active coaching kid’s soccer, minor hockey and lacrosse
As a young man he played Junior hockey as a goalie. He then moved on to coaching and became President of Cowichan Minor Hockey Association the first year it was amalgamated
He loved skiing, riding horses and Dale had a very strong love for dogs including eight as pets over his 85 years.
He will be missed. Obituary


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