DAVID IAN RAMSAY

David Ian Ramsay, Calais, Maine, 62, passed away at his home with his loving wife by his side on Wednesday, March 6, 2013 after his battle with cancer. 

David was born June 27, 1950 in Sudbury, Ontario, Canada. Son of Donald and Gladys (Swanson) Ramsay. David graduated from the University of New Brunswick in Fredericton with two bachelor degrees, one in English and one in Teaching. His career in teaching began in St. John, New Brunswick working at the Community College teaching adult education. He then worked in Fredericton, New Brunswick working at the Community College teaching adult education. David them moved to the state of Maine where he worked at Washington County Community College where he taught the GED program to many adults for many years. David then spent some years working for V. L. Tammaro Oil Company. The last six years of his working career he worked for the Bangor Daily News delivering newspapers. David always loved whatever job he worked at. David retired in January of 2012. David had many hobbies. He loved to read and write. He loved to do yard work and home projects. David’s real true passion in life was the game of golf. He was a member of the St. Croix Country Club for many years. He started playing golf when he was eight years old and spent most of his life trying to perfect his game.

In addition to his parents, David was predeceased by one brother Donald Ramsay. 

Survivors include his wife, Pamela (Grant) Ramsay. Two brothers Glenn Ramsay and his wife Carroll, Brian Ramsay and his wife Judy, two sisters Barbara Orr and her husband Robert, Lauren Williams and her companion Jeffery and several nieces and nephews. David will be dearly missed by his furry friends, Baxter, Shamie, Carlotte, George, Diesel and Jessie. 

David requested no service. He wanted a gathering of family and friends to remember his life. There will be a notice placed in The Calais Advertiser when arrangements have been made for his memorial celebration of his life.