David Aaron Golden

Birth: February 22, 1920 in Sinclair, Manitoba

Death: July 20, 2012 (age 92) in Victoria, B.C.

Biography:
David A. Golden Born 22 February 1920 at Sinclair, MB, died 20 July 2012 at Victoria Hospice, Royal Jubilee Hospital, Victoria. LL.B., LL.D. (Carleton, Manitoba, Winnipeg), Order of Canada, Queen’s Diamond Jubilee Medal; Rhodes Scholar, prisoner of war at Hong Kong (1941-45), Deputy Minister of Defense Production and Industry, president of the Air Industries Association of Canada, founding president of Telesat Canada, member of the Canadian Telecommunications Hall of Fame and many community and corporate boards, recipient of the John H. Chapman Award for contributions to Canada’s space program. David was devoted to his family, his people and his country, wise, loyal, generous and an inexhaustible supply of stories. He was predeceased by his beloved daughter Sari and his granddaughter Katie Rose, survived by his wife of 65 years, sons and grandchildren siblings [edited for privacy], many nieces and nephews – and a rich legacy of memories and achievements. The family thanks Dr Stephen Starr, Victoria Hospice and the staff of Sunrise Senior Living. No long goodbyes, Dad. Rest easy.

Published in Victoria Times-Colonist from July 26 to July 27, 2012

Gravesite Details: Row A – Plot 11

Inscription:
In Loving Memory of
David A. Golden
husband and father
1920-2012

Family Members:

  • Children
    • Peter Golden (1952-2018)
    • Sari Golden (1954-1983
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