Posted: December 20th, 2022

DavidBrandrith passed away on December 13, 2022 at the age of 65 years,beloved husband of Kim Robinson of Medicine Hat. He also leaves tocherish his memory two children, Chelsea Brandrith and StevenBrandrith; three siblings, his sister Sherry (Kent) Lukinuk and theirchildren Kathryn (and family) and Diana (Adam); his twin brotherPaul Brandrith and his sister Jean Lofthouse and her family; hisparents-in-law Tom and Carole Robinson, sister-in-law Kathy Brown(Randal) and brother-in-law Chris Robinson (Nicole) and theirfamilies. He was predeceased his parents Ron and Dorothy Brandrith. David was born on January 10, 1957 in Vancouver B.C. As a familythey lived in Tsawwassen, B.C. for five years before moving toSherwood Park, Alberta. David grew up surrounded by many friendswho he is still in contact with to date. He enjoyed hunting with hisfather and brother and being surrounded around the family petsPoncho, Riley and Nicky (cat). David played football at SalisburyComposite High School. He was a expert at skiing and later pursuedhis passion by becoming an active member of the Edmonton area SkiPatrol for three years. In later years, they tried to vacation yearlyto the mountains to ski. After taking up vocational welding, Davidturned his ambitions towards police work, attending the LawEnforcement Program at Grant McEwan College. Later he would sit asCommittee Head of the Gun Club, a representative on the AdvisoryBoard, as well as chairing the Curriculum Guide Committee. In 1979,Dave was hired by the Barrhead Police Department where he alsovolunteered as a local fire fighter and with the ambulance service. It was during this time he would meet his wife, Kim Robinson. They moved to Medicine Hat where Dave served the city as a police officerfor 34 years. David wore many hats during his career with theMedicine Hat Police Service. He became a part of the K-9 Unit withhis PS dog “Ruger” and joined the TACT Team firstly as a frontentry and then as a sniper. He also moved on in other areas becominga detective until retiring as a Staff Sergeant. He was proud of themembers of each crew that he led and was very proud to be on theforce. David was a loving husband, father, friend, mentor and atrue leader. He was loved and admired by many who knew and workedwith him. His big smile was his calling card and became something hewas known for. He will be dearly missed by all who were fortunate tohave known him.
David’s Celebration of Life will be held in the Spring of 2023. Those who wish to remember David with a donation, may do so to the Alzheimer’s Society, Canadian Red Cross or the Canadian Ski Patrol. To leave a message of condolence you may visit www.pattisonfuneralhome.com.

7 Condolences for “DAVID BRANDRITH”

  1. Glenis Kitchen-Jones says:

    So sorry to hear of Dave’s passing. I have great memories from our high school years. We just reconnected on Facebook a few years ago. He will be greatly missed.

  2. Shelley Repka Willard says:

    I’m so sorry to hear of Dave’s passing… I have such fond memories of fun times together back in the Park. Skiing at Jasper, parties in the Park and more! Yes, his BIG smile was his calling card. I remember him as a sweet, caring guy and always enjoyed visiting with him. It’s been many years, yet the memories are like yesterday. R.I.P. Dave… sending love and our condolences to all of his loved ones. God Bless.

  3. Simon Sochatsky says:

    Shocked and saddened to hear that Dave is no longer with us. To his family and Paul my sincere condolences. Like many others, I have many good memories of growing up with David on Juniper Avenue.

  4. Elaine (Price )DiCastri says:

    I don’t remember meeting your dad, but I still leave my condolences with you all! Sounds like he was an amazing man!
    My heart is with you all. ♥️

  5. Liz Wray says:

    So sorry for your loss. David was a wonderful man and will be missed by many.

  6. Keith Davidson says:

    I am so sorry to hear of David’s passing. I was shocked to hear. The way he talkedand the pictures you saw on Facebook, you would have thought he was still a great athlete and still active in msot things. I remember him with that blond curly mop on his head. What a great guy and friend from Salisbury Composite High. A great Footbal player wtih the Sherwod Park Rams and the Salisbury Sabres. Just an OVERAL GREAT GUY who will be sorely missed. I am so sorry for what his family and his twin brother Paul are going through. Please accpet my sincere condolences

  7. Mavis and Kevin Conrad says:

    We will remember our ski trips and ski patrolling with David fondly. He always had a smile on his face and he will be missed dearly. We will be out of town for his upcoming memorial but he will be in our prayers.

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