Sangster, Douglas “Scotty”

April 14, 1933 – April 19, 2020,
at the age of 87 years:   

On April 19, 2020 Douglas (Scotty) Sangster passed away peacefully at the age of 87 with his daughters by his side.
Doug was born on April 14, 1933 in Scotland. He immigrated to Canada in 1957, returning to Scotland for a visit in 1962, at which time he met his future wife Florence MacPherson. They were married on June 21, 1963 in McBride, BC where they resided for 25 years. In 1988 they moved to Salmon Arm, BC.
Doug was predeceased by Florence in June 2008. Left to mourn his passing are his daughters Kathryn (Glen) Armstrong and Amy (Marvin) Kliewer. He will also be missed by his grandchildren Katelyn (Chantelle), Gregory (Whitney) and Graeme Armstrong and Douglas (Kim), Kimberly, Amanda, Travis, Luke, Bradley, Tanya, Colin and Peter Kliewer and one great-grandson Parker Kliewer. Also left to mourn his passing, in Scotland, are his sisters Pearl Grant and Nora (Alan) Murray and their families.
Doug will be remembered for his sense of humour and his exceptional bartering skills.
His family would like to thank Mt. Ida Mews staff for the compassionate care they provided to Doug while he resided there.
Details for a graveside memorial in McBride, BC will be provided at a later date.


  1. I loved visiting your mom and dad, Amy, at the Salmon Arm house. I always watched Anne of Green Gables. I remembered them being so cute. And your dad was hilarious. I loved your parents. May God hold you and your siblings and kids hearts in his hands. Love you all.

  2. I really enjoyed drugs input at the seniors centre especially when we were getting ready for yard sales. I have since moved. To Bonnyville Alberta and last year when I was back I didn’t visit Doug So sorry for your loss. Sincerely Shirley Jensen

  3. I cannot Thank him enough for raising a wonderful daughter.
    (Kathryn) it was real nice to meet him and say thank you to him myself.
    Sorry for your loss to the whole family.

  4. Dougie as I called him will be sorely missed. I will miss his bright smile and his sense of humour. My thoughts and prayers go out to Doug’s family. Peace be with you Dougie.

  5. He will be missed!

  6. Just want you to know how much your dad brought joy and laughter everywhere he went!

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