Donald James Alexander of Surrey, BC was promoted to glory on January 15, 2016. Born November 15, 1946 in Vancouver, he moved to Surrey as a boy. In 1975, he married his wife Gerda and started Alexander’s Tree Service, settling in Surrey where he has been raising his family and serving local tree care needs for the last 40 years. Don will be dearly missed by his wife Gerda; daughters Elisabeth, Vida, Judy, and Christina; Christina’s husband Kyle; grandchildren Sarah & Simeon; sisters Anonda and Judy; brothers Jerry, Mike, and Falcon; nieces and nephews, extended family, friends, and the family of God. He is predeceased by his parents John & Sybil, and brother Johnny. As a young man, Don experienced the life-changing power of God, which made him the generous, kind, man of integrity so many came to love and appreciate. A memorial service will be held Saturday, January 23, 2016 at 2:00 pm at Living Word Fellowship, 2623 272nd St., Aldergrove, BC. Rather than flowers, please hug a tree, plant a tree, or donate to a charity of your choice. Condolences may be left at:

Valley View Funeral Home and Cemetery

(604) 596-8866.

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