Doug served at White River, Kapuskasing and Powassan Detachments and North Bay DHQ Communications Unit before retiring as a Sergeant from North East Region Operations Centre on November 30, 1997. Doug is survived by his wife Jean and his son Robert, daughter Andrea Maville (OPP Civilian, North Bay Detachment) and son-in-law Michael Maville (OPP Inspector, Nipissing-West Detachment Commander).