OATES, David Gary Oates  - With his family by his side, Dave passed away unexpectedly yet peacefully on Saturday January 5th.

Dave will be forever remembered for his love of cars, his garage, Motown music, and most importantly his family and friends.

At Dave’s request there will be no visitation or funeral, but his family has planned a celebration of his life. For more details please contact This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

Fill my heart with gladness, take away all my sadness
Ease my troubles, that's what you do

In lieu of flowers, please consider a memorial donation to Toronto Western Hospital.

Dave was so well cared for by his team of doctors and nurses in the Medical-Surgical and Neuroscience Intensive Care Unit.