Posted on Nov 01, 2022
Past District Governor David Kirk passed away October 22, 2022.  Greatly respected as a kind and gentle man and Rotarian, David served our District as Governor in 2000 – 2001.  David was part of the Rotary Club of New Westminster for 40 years, where he served as President in 1990 – 1991.  He was a professional engineer, where his accomplishments were recognized with a life membership in the Professional Engineers and Geoscientists of British Columbia, and with the honour of a Fellowship with Engineers Canada. David is survived by his wife Sheila, herself a Rotarian, and their family.  
A Celebration of Life for David Kirk will be held January 8th, 2023 at 2pm at the Port Coquitlam Community Centre, north Mabbett Hall, 2150 Port Coquitlam B.C. with underground parking available. David's son, Shawn, says that an RSVP confirmation is appreciated, and if you wish, and so is shared characteristic or memory about David to Shawn Fengler at
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Published obituary for David Kirk
David Bruce Kirk P Eng. FEC
April 4 1937 - October 22, 2022
With great sadness we announce the passing of David Bruce Kirk, age 85. David passed away with in hours of being diagnosed with COVID at Hawthorne Care Center.
David is deeply loved and survived by his devoted wife of 60 years Sheila, daughter Shawn (Brent Fengler), son David Kirk Jr., four grandchildren Brayden, Alexa, Jessica, Stephanie and great grandson Dallas.

David is predeceased by his parents George and Clara (Hardaker) Kirk, and older siblings Ken Kirk and June (Kirk) Arnison.

Born April 4, 1937 in Vancouver, B.C. David grew up in Vancouver and met many valued life long friends. David met Sheila in 1961, married in 1962 and moved to Coquitlam to raise their family. 
In 1961, David graduated from UBC in Civil Engineering, and worked as a Professional Engineer. He was a founding member of the Master Municipal Construction Document Association, in 2009 was awarded the Fellow of Engineers Canada for his noteworthy service and contribution to the engineering profession, and in 2014 was granted Life Membership of the Professional Engineers and Geoscientists of British Columbia.

For 40 years, David was a committed member of the Rotary Club of New Westminster where he served as President from 1990-1991 and District 5040 Governor from 2000-2001. David served with integrity and pride, and fostered fellowship through local and international travel, where he and Sheila made many lifelong friends. David’s dedication to Rotary emulated their principal of Service Above Self. 

David’s passions included making traveling, gardening, photography, and time with his family both in Canada and Australia. He will be fondly remembered for his dry sense of humour and as a kind, loving, supportive, and respected gentleman.