Doug peacefully passed away after a lengthy illness on Friday June 4th, 2021, with his daughter and son-in-law by his side at North York General Hospital in Toronto. Beloved father of Kelly Kristina Harvey (Jason Brooks), stepfather to Jeremy Vail and grandfather to Lawson Harvey Brooks. Predeceased by his mother Eileen, father Bob, and Sister Carroll.
Fondly remembered by his classmates & sport mates as Dusty. He attended grade school at King George & Dr. Carruthers schools. He attended Chippewa high school & graduated from Algonquin Composite. He then attended Eastern Kentucky University in Richmond Kentucky from 1967-72, graduated with a BA in history, and completed 4 courses towards his master’s degree. Dusty, played minor hockey for Elks playground, GMFA fastball for Dairy Supply & H. E. Brown Supply.
Upon graduation from university, Dusty moved to Toronto where he began a highly successful 30 yr. career, in Pharmaceutical sales/management. Doug recently was the National sales manager for Colgate in Canada. He also modeled in Toronto for three different modeling agencies (Armstrong Men/Sutherland Models and lastly B&M Models) all in Toronto since 1987. Doug appeared in both print & TV commercial markets for over 25 years. His father Bob Harvey was the Capitol theatre manager for over 24 years, in North Bay. Doug will be greatly missed by his daughter with whom he had a special bond and wonderful memories that will last a lifetime. To know him was to love him as he was kind and friendly with everyone he met.
A service is to take place on August 22nd, 2021. For confirmation of funeral service information please email Kelly@khl.ca
If desired, remembrances to the Salvation Army would be greatly appreciated by the family.