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David Blum

BLUM, David - David Edward Blum, 65, of Tavistock passed away peacefully with family by his side at LHSC Victoria Hospital, London on Monday, February 25, 2019 after a long courageous fight with leukemia. He was born in Stratford on March 13, 1953 a son of the late Dr. Frederick and Annie Mae (Bast) Blum. He was a Tool and Die Maker and a builder of automated machinery and worked at Systematix in Waterloo where he made many good friends. David is survived by his beloved wife and best friend, Brenda Anne (Schaefer) Blum, whom he married at Harrington on May 6, 1978; his two dear children, Andrea Blum and Jacob Madsen of Lakeside, Michael and Kelly Blum and their daughter, Vaida of Hickson; his brother Bruce Blum and Kathy Eckert; his sisters-in-law, Bonnie and Fiore DiBernardo, Barb and Peter Westelaken; his brother-in-law, Bernard Schaefer and Cate DeBlock; one nephew, several nieces and their families and his special dog, "Maggie". There will be no funeral home visitation or service at this time. A celebration of David's life will be at a later date. As expressions of sympathy, donations to LHSC for Leukemia Stem Cell Research or the Canadian HHT Foundation would be appreciated and may be made through the Francis Funeral Home, 77 Woodstock St.N., Tavistock, N0B 2R0 by calling 519-655-2431.13328141
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Posted by Harold Kremkau (Friend) On Tuesday, March 5, 2019
My Condolences go out to the Blum family

There were like family to me when I was growing up

Harold Kremkau

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Posted by Donna Stere (Acquaintance) On Sunday, March 3, 2019
Very sorry to hear of Dave's passing??
Posted by Lucrezia (Past co worker) On Saturday, March 2, 2019
My sympathies to you and your family Brenda, very sorry to hear about David.


Deepest Sympathies Brenda and family
Posted by Jim & Marilyn Wheal (Childhood Friend) On Friday, March 1, 2019
It is so difficult to express in words when you see a friend has passed. Even though over the years we had grown apart I will always cherish the many memories that I have of Dave growing up in Harrington! Childhood seemed to last forever. Thanks Dave you will always be missed!
Posted by Jacqui & Paul Kalbfleisch & family (Friend) On Friday, March 1, 2019
Our thoughts and prayers are with you all during this difficult time. May your cherished memories bring you comfort in the days ahead.

Deepest sympathies,

Jacqui, Paul & family xo

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