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Mitchell GeoffreyMITCHELL, Geoffrey Lorne - While engaging in his passion for cycling, Geoff’s life came to a sudden and tragic end on July 7, 2020 in Whitby, Ontario.

Born and raised in Toronto (Don Mills) on May 3, 1967 (age 53).

Geoff leaves behind his beloved daughter, Erica, who he loved to watch play hockey and most recently, was teaching how to sail.

Leaves behind a loving father and mother, Lorne and Dody (Holmes), sisters Sue Jorgensen (Randy) and Cathie Archibald (Don) and his brother Steve (Barb Leighton).

Predeceased by his dear sister, Sandy.

Lovingly remembered by his nephews James Bullied, David Jorgensen, Scott Chapman, Kevin Chapman and John Mitchell, by nieces Pam Bullied and Sarah Jorgensen, and wife Laura (Pollock) - separated.

Geoff loved being active while pursuing many passions – the cottage at Healey Lake, road biking, duathlon, fat biking, sailing, SCUBA diving, wakeboarding, snowboarding and hockey, and in his younger years, windsurfing, kiteboarding, snowmobiling and motorcycling. His wide circle of friends participated in many of these activities with him.

Geoff was a Managing Director with Accenture and a board member with the Champlain Sailing Club (Orillia).

Visitation will be held at the DESTEFANO FUNERAL HOME, 1289 Keith Ross Drive in Oshawa (905) 440 3595 on Monday July 20th from 2:00 - 4:00 pm and 6:00 - 8:00 pm. A Celebration of Life Service for close family and friends will be held in the Funeral Home chapel on Tuesday July 21st at 1:00pm.

If desired, memorial donations in Geoff’s memory can be made to the Alzheimer Society, the Champlain Sailing Club or to a charity of your choice.

In accordance with COVID-19 Regulations, and the Bereavement Authority of Ontario Guidelines, there will be a limit to the number of people that are able to attend the visitation and Celebration of life to ensure that social distancing regulations are strictly maintained.

The wearing of face masks, and providing of names and contact information will also be Mandatory for everyone who enters the building.

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