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Jack and Sandy Young Family Bursary

Jack and Sandy moved to Lake Muskoka in the 1980’s and built their retirement home on it’s shore.  Shortly thereafter, Jack became a member of the Rotary Club of Gravenhurst and together they both became involved in making Gravenhurst a better place to live.  Sadly Jack past on the last month of 2017 and the following was the obituary placed by his family.

“Jack was a husband, dad, grandpa, uncle, engineer, professor, surveyor, mentor and friend. His career in civil engineering, land surveying and academia spanned 40 years. He was very involved in the Ontario Land Surveyor, including as a member of council for many years and served as President in 1988. He was a dedicated volunteer for many causes including the Grace and Speed Museum in Gravenhurst and as a member of the Rotary.

Jack passed away peacefully on Saturday, December 2, 2017, from pulmonary fibrosis, in his 79th year, surrounded by his family. He is survived by his wife of 56 years, Sandy (nee Lee); children, Heather Tippin, Nancy Young (Stephen Cudmore), Bruce Young (Betty Ann), and Christie Young (Ian Braby); nine grandchildren, Matt & Amy Tippin, Elspeth & Alison Cudmore, Melissa Micheal & Ryan Young, Sarah & Alex Braby. Jack is also survived by his brother, Jim Young (Florence); sisters, Marg McRoberts and Doris Hodgins; brothers-in-law, Charles Corbett & Bob Coates; and sister-in-law, Lenore Young; as well as many cousins, nieces and nephews. Predeceased by his parents Alex and Isobel Young; brothers, Forrest & Don Young; sisters, Elizabeth Corbett & Elva Coates; and brothers-in-law, Don Hodgins & Ross McRoberts.
Jack is also survived by a large extended family: Jennie Brickenden, Paul Lee (Jill Maynard), and Heidi Byrne. Predeceased by Peggy Spalding (Douglas), Blanche Ehrlich (Gene), Patricia Bourque (Charles), Robin (Carole), Mary Carson (Ross), and brothers-in-law Fred Brickenden & Mike Byrne.”