It looks like you are viewing this on a mobile device. Would you like to use the mobile version? No thanks.
It looks like your device can support the full version of the site. Would you like to view that instead? No thanks.
Email to a friend Tweet This Send to Facebook Share on Google+
  Login
Geoffrey Collar
August 14, 1925 - October 31, 2019
Return to the Memorial Getting Started Administration Inbox  
Return to Getting Started  
Return to the Memorial Make a Donation Help Extend the Memorial Order a Keepsake Book  
Obituary Eulogy Guestbook Biography Photos Media Life Stories Contribute
<div itemprop="description">With heavy hearts we announce the passing of the man with the beautiful smile, Geoffrey Arthur Collar, cherished husband, adored father <br>and loving grandfather. <br> <br>He will be sadly missed by Barbara, his treasured and devoted wife of 72 years, with whom he shared a love story like no other. <br> <br>Adored father to Vicki-Jane Collar (Phillip) and Jo-Anne Collar (Herb) and grandfather to Stephan Beauregard (Nicole), <br>Ashley-Jane Richards (Kaveh), Morgan Richards and godson and namesake Geoffrey Griffin. <br> <br>Geoffrey was an Engineer for over forty years with Northern Electric and Bell Northern Research. The highlight of his career was living and working in Istanbul,Turkey for several years in the seventies. He enjoyed playing Rugby for the Westmount Barbarians and was an accomplished sailor. He appreciated music and was a dancer extraordinaire! <br>He passed away peacefully at age 94 on the morning of October 31, 2019, after having a wonderful life but sadly struggled with dementia <br>in his last few years. <br>Our Hero! <br> <br>Thank you to the staff of Centre d'Herbergement Lachine, especially to his new friend Jean-Pierre Hayeur who made his last days enjoyable. <br> <br> <br>In lieu of flowers a donation can be made to the Alzheimer's Society of Canada.</div>