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Tuesday February 26, 2013

RAWES, Ian Richard
(born Southampton, England on Aug. 19, 1953), beloved son of Jack and Janet Rawes, and extremely proud father of Vaughan, passed away in Ottawa (Feb. 21, 2013). Ian was predeceased by his cherished wife, Suzi, daughter of Ruth and Murray (deceased) Sklar of Toronto. Left to mourn a wonderful brother are Jacqueline, Alyson, Bernice (Dave), Marilyn Ricketts (Nick), Kenneth (Frances) and Laura-Anne. He was much loved and admired by his many nieces, nephews and cousins. Ian was an athlete and music enthusiast who loved the outdoors. He felt privileged to have been involved in the Calgary, Lake Placid and Sarajevo Olympics and the International Olympic Academy, to have been Saskatchewan's Cross- Country Ski Coach, active with Sports Canada and an instructor of coaches. His family is most proud of his raising an amazing son. Ian will be remembered at a service in Ottawa on Tuesday, February 26th. In lieu of flowers, donations to the Trust Fund for Vaughan or Canadian Cancer Society would be greatly appreciated. Condolences/Donations/Tributes at

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