Andrew Rayner

Andrew Rayner

Friday, September 22nd, 1944 Sunday, July 14th, 2019

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Obituary for Andrew Desmond Rayner

Rayner, Andrew Desmond
Peacefully at Headwaters Health Care Centre on Sunday, July 14, 2019 at the age of 74. Dear father of Joe (Maria Dolores) and Corinna Rayner (Matthew). Cherished grandfather of Irene. Remembered by his sister Carol Nicholas (Graham). Andrew will also be greatly missed by other relatives and many friends.

A Celebration of Andrew's Life will be held at the Dods & McNair Funeral Home, Chapel & Reception Centre, 21 First St., Orangeville on Saturday July 27, 2019 from 3:00 - 7:00 p.m.

Donations to any of the following charities would be appreciated as Andrew loved nature and wilderness in Africa, his real home; Singita Conservation Organisation, that protects the African wilderness (see link): (there is a donation button directly on the main page if you scroll down)
The second is Save the Elephants Organisation, with link to donation page:
And the third is The Nature Conservancy Organization protecting the Okavango delta in Africa:

A tree will be planted in memory of Andrew in the Dods & McNair Memorial Forest at the Island Lake Conservation Area, Orangeville. The annual dedication service will be held on Sunday, September 8, 2019 at 2:30 p.m. Condolences may be offered to the family at

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    Saturday, July 27th, 2019 | 3:00pm - 7:00pm
    Dods & McNair Funeral Home, Chapel & Reception Centre
    21 First Street
    Orangeville, On
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    Saturday, July 27th, 2019
    3:00pm - 7:00pm

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Michael Shurety, Andres &Shawn and the Chemroy family, and others have sent flowers to the family of Andrew Desmond Rayner.
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Michael Shurety, Andres &Shawn and the Chemroy family, and others have sent flowers to the family of Andrew Desmond Rayner.
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Michael Shurety

Andrew, my true friend.
Many times we talked and laughed together on business, politics and upon your cherished land of South Africa. We were planning together to once again visit South Africa to the Kruger Park in the Transvaal and to your beloved Cape. We shall miss you, simply put, no one can take the place of our Andrew.
Love from Mike And Jemi Shurety
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Michael Shurety

For Andrew our friend, strong and true
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Forever in our thoughts and hearts. We miss you.
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Andres &Shawn and the Chemroy family

Please accept our most heartfelt sympathies for your loss... Our thoughts are with you and your family during this difficult time.
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Andres &Shawn and the Chemroy family purchased flowers for the family of Andrew Rayner.
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Neil Carter

You were a great entrepreneur with endless ideas and enthusiasm- a wise mentor and advisor of business and a gentleman. Most of all I was proud to call you my friend and I will greatly miss you.
Enjoy the sailing in the clouds in endless sunshine.
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