He proudly sports the Red Green gear at family occasions such as the one above from a few Christmases ago. I will not include the picture of his headstone but trust me in saying, it literally states "Duct Tape, Eh?!"; his personally chosen phrase to be remembered by! He doesn't believe in taking life too seriously and does believe in the power of duct tape...and laughter!
He is a retired Public School teacher who has also been a Foster Parent to over 50 teenage boys through the CAS and White Rabbit agencies. He has a lengthy record of volunteerism, and he continues to volunteer on such things as the Sir Allan MacNab Circle, the VON Teletouch Friendly Outreach, and as a teacher in a class for challenging teens. He is an avid gardener, always seeking to expand his knowledge of the natural eco system, most recently by becoming the proud keeper of 2 bee hives in his garden.
Born and raised in (Westdale) Hamilton, I heard him often proudly brag as I grew up that it was awesome one of the best shows on TV had major Hamilton roots as well. I also remember growing up hearing his unmistakable laugh nearly constantly through each episode and I feel like Red Green is a part of me from all the laughs we have had while he references the Red Green philosophies while facing life's challenges - especially when repairing things at the cottage!!!