At midnight Saturday, November 26, David Valentine, much loved husband, father, brother, son and son-in-law passed away at the age of 52. Dave will be forever missed by Dawn (née Henitiuk), his wife of 20 years, along with their precious daughters Brooke and Tess, and twin sons Simon and Leo, as well as sisters Tracy, Lorrie (Tom), and Carli, and brothers Jason (Noble-Lee) and Brad (Haly). He was predeceased by his beloved mother, Cynthia, father Kenneth and stepfather Jim. Dave will also be remembered by his numerous nieces, nephews and extended family and dear friends across the province and beyond.
A celebration of Dave’s life will be held at two o’clock Saturday, December 3, at Westlawn Funeral Home, 16310 Stony Plain Road, Edmonton.
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Westlawn Funeral Home & Cemetery
16310 STONY PLAIN RD
Edmonton, AB T5P 4A6
Published in The Edmonton Journal on Nov. 30, 2016
David Valentine, 52, on Nov. 26 in Edmonton after a lengthy fight with cancer. Born in Swift Current, SK, David started his broadcasting career in 1987 as an announcer and operator at QR77 (CHQR-AM) in Calgary. In 1990, he moved into television, working as a VTR operator at RDTV Red Deer. He went on to A Channel Edmonton (now City) in 1997 where he worked in operations until 2015. Valentine was also involved with Big Valley Jamboree as a member of the production crew from 2010-2015 with Habit Productions. A GoFundMe page set up for Valentine’s family is just shy of its $20K fundraising goal.