Obituary – Don Ruthven


Donald “Don” Bradley Ruthven, of Tiverton, passed away peacefully at Tiverton Park Manor on Monday, Sept. 6, 2021, just shy of his 89th birthday.
Dear husband of the late Norma (née Anness) Ruthven (2014).
Cherished father of Dennis (Heather) Ruthven, Patti (Alan) Cormier, Debbie (Gil) Cote and Lori (Lindsay) Fredericks.
Loving grandfather of Adam (Ann-Marie), Mark, Rachael (Will), Lindsay (Ryan), Andrew (Kara), Cassandra, Blake and Brett and great-grandfather of Mason, Hudson, Aiden and Gavin.
Predeceased by his parents, Wilfred and Gladys (née Bradley) Ruthven, and his sister Edith Middleton.
A graveside service to honour Don’s life was held at the Tiverton Cemetery on Friday, Sept. 10, 2021, with Pastor Ken Craig officiating.
Final resting place: Tiverton Cemetery.
Memorial donations to the Alzheimer Society or to the Paisley Threshers (cheques payable to the Bruce County Heritage Association) would be appreciated as expressions of sympathy.
Portrait and memorial available online at

Obituary – Don Ruthven was last modified: September 13th, 2021 by Dianna Martell

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