David Onley Obituary – Cause of Death: Former Lieutenant Governor of Ontario, David Onley dies at 72.
David C. Onley, former Lieutenant Governor of Ontario, passed away peacefully surrounded by his family on Saturday evening, January 14, 2023, at the age of 72 after a brief illness.
Before his time as Lieutenant Governor, Mr. Onley served as the chair of the Accessibility Standards Advisory Council and as a member of the accessibility councils for the Rogers Centre and the Air Canada Centre.
The Honourable Elizabeth Dowdeswell, Lieutenant Governor of Ontario, has released the following statement on the death of the Honourable David C. Onley, 28th Lieutenant Governor of Ontario (2007-2014):
It is with great sadness that I have learned of the death of the Honourable David C. Onley. On behalf of the people of Ontario, I convey my deep condolences to his wife Ruth Ann, to their children Jonathan, Robert, and Michael, and to their extended families.
Mr. Onley served our province with distinction as the 28th Lieutenant Governor of Ontario. He was a valued friend and colleague, and I was always grateful to receive his counsel, particularly in the summer of 2014 following my appointment as Lieutenant Governor.
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