Line-of-Duty Death Announcements
Unfortunately, emergency responders must sometimes make the ultimate sacrifice in the performance of their job. This section of the Web site is dedicated to announce, honor and memorialize our members that die in the line-of-duty.
Don Baxter, Sr.
It is with deepest regret and sorrow to report the line-of-duty death of Assistant Chief Don Baxter, Sr. of IAFF Local 905 - Nanaimo, British Columbia. Brother Baxter passed away on August 16, 2016 from heart disease.
A Celebration of Life will be held on Sunday, October 30, 2016 from 2:00 to 5:00 p.m. at Beban Park Social Centre, 2300 Bowen Road, Nanaimo, British Columbia V9R 1Z7, (250) 756-5200.
In lieu of flowers, please send donations to the Nanaimo Fire Fighters Charitable Society, 666 Fitzwilliam Street, Nanaimo, BC V9R 3B5. Other expressions of sympathy or condolences for the family or the local can be sent to IAFF Local 905, 666 Fitzwilliam Street, Nanaimo, BC V9R 3B5.
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