Donald served with Penetanguishene Police Service from September 1972 until the time of the Amalgamation in 1996 where he was then posted at the Midland Detachment before retiring as a Senior Constable from Orillia Detachment on August 31, 2002. Donald is survived by his wife Catherine (Cathy) (OPP Retiree Admin. Investigations & Support Bureau GHQ) and their children Christina (predeceased), Douglas, Rebecca (OPP Registrar General Patrol Training, GHQ) and Donald’s sister Geraldine Toebes (OPP Admin. Investigations & Support Bureau GHQ).