It is with the greatest regret that the CORK Board of Directors shares the notice of the passing of David Barr.  David was a volunteer at CORK and a great friend of the sailing community! He will be missed by all.

BARR, David Fordyce – P Eng. RCN (Lt. ret’d)

July 12, 1936

It is with a great sense of loss and sadness that we announce the death of David Fordyce Barr, who braved the losses associated with Alzheimers without complaint. He was released from this cruel disease at Dundas Manor, Winchester, Ontario on April 2nd, 2022. David leaves his wife Penny and his children Nancy Mayer, Madge Barr and John Barr as well as his and his 8 grandchildren – David Mayer, Elizabeth Barr, Emily and Marc Fleck, Adrienne, Robert , Paul Gaudreault and Jack Barr. Predeceased by his parents Marjorie Poe and Gordon Barr, his respected Uncle Bob, RBFB, and his son-in-law Raymond Gaudreault. David was the great, great grandson of the Honourable Robert Baldwin, who with Louis laFontaine gave Canadians Responsible Government.

A Memorial Service will be held on June 18th/2022 at Holy Trinity Anglican Church, Riverside Heights at 12p.m. Followed by a reception at the Russell Manor, Morrisburg.”An Officer and a Gentleman”

Arrangements entrusted to the Byers Funeral Home, South Mountain, (613-989-3836). Online condolences may be made at