QUAST, DONALD EMIL
April 19, 1944 • March 17, 2013
Don Quast passed away peacefully, March 17, 2013
doing what he loved the most reading a great book on his couch. Predeceased by parents, Emil and Lena Quast. Don was a very proud family man who is
survived by his children: James (Bianca) and Dawn (Ben); grandchildren: Lola, Scarlett, Jasper and
Marlo, as well as his ex-wife and best friend, Margie. Also surviving brothers: Lloyd (Dawn), Bob (Neva), and Bill (Erin) and many nieces and nephews.
Before Don’s retirement, he was a fisherman on the west coast, fishing halibut, salmon and
herring. He was also a talented carpenter including
industrial, house construction and cabinetry. Don loved
playing on the Old Timers Hockey team. He was not the best skater but he use to say “I just stop by hitting the guys…. HARD”!! He also liked shooting baskets with his son and bragging about the skills he used to have back in the day.
Don is missed deeply by all who knew him, He was an
amazing father and Grandpa. His stories, gruff voice and magnetic personality are extremely missed.
As per his request, there will be no formal service. His ashes will be scattered on an island along the north coast where he, as a seiner skiff man, would tie the net during sets.
“Don’t cry because it’s over, smile because it happened”