Richard Allan Draper


Obituary For Richard Allan Draper

Richard Allan Draper, age 76, of Dartmouth NS passed away peacefully at the palliative care unit of the VG Hospital with loving family at his side.

Born in Ottawa he was the elder son of the late Ralph Leslie (Les) Draper and the late Susie Gwenyeth (Burchell) Draper. Besides his parents he was predeceased by his sister, Aileen Bird.

He is survived by his loving wife Cathy ( Condran) Draper and his brother Hugh (Ruth) Draper of Carleton Place, Ontario and several other close family members.

Rick enjoyed hunting and fishing with good friends (even if just to enjoy God's amazing creation), field training of dogs, and the re-enactment of 18th century events. He was also a gifted character sketch-artist and painter. Rick served with the Royal Canadian Navy as a medic and later graduated with honours as a LPN from NSCC, working at Dartmouth General Hospital on 3 east.

We rejoice that Rick knew the Lord Jesus as his Saviour and was firm in his faith to the very end, and is now with Him. Rick was in Christian fellowship at Northbrook Bible Chapel, 225 Victoria Road, Dartmouth, for over 45 years where his memorial service will be held.


14 Jan

Funeral Service

02:00 PM

Northbrook Bible Chapel 225 Victoria Road Dartmouth, Get Directions ยป
by Obituary Assistant

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  • 01/06/2023

    Dear Cathy, Randy and I are so sorry to hear about Rick's passing. We both enjoyed our talks with him from our backyards. He was always interested to see what project Randy was working on next. We will miss you our friend and think of you always. Your suffering is over and now you can rejoice. May a perpetual light shine on you always. We will keep an eye on Cathy like we have been and she knows we are only a few steps away. Rest in Peace.

  • 01/03/2023

    Richard and his lovely wife Cathy were our neighbors. We have many fond memories of Richard and his many talents including his unwavering kindness to animals. His beautiful cat Edith was one of his prized jewels. Our deepest condolences go out to his beloved wife Cathy, family members, and friends. May he rest in heavenly peace. God bless. Stephen & Christine Myers

  • 01/03/2023

    Cathy was shocked to see Ricks passing. Had been thinking of you lately and am so sorry for your loss. Know I am thinking of you. Janet Gammon K

  • 01/03/2023

    Cathy, so sorry for your loss and keeping you in my thoughts and prayers.

  • 01/03/2023

    Sincere condolences to Cathy in the loss of your husband. May you be comforted by the outpouring of love from friends and family. Marilyn Simpson

  • 01/02/2023

    our deepest condolences to cathy on the loss of her husband. wishing her comfort and strength in the Lord during this time. both myself and nancy burnside, richard's daughter, want you to know that our thoughts and prayers are with you. God bless you now and forever!

  • 01/02/2023

    Our sincere condolences to Hugh, Ruth, and Family on the passing of your beloved brother Richard. May he Rest In Peace in Gods Eternal Love. Jeanne & Brian Jones C. P. ON.


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    kevin draper sent Ocean Devotion for Richard Allan Draper - 01/02/2023

    our condolences to cathy draper on the loss of her beloved husband Richard draper. keeping you in our prayers always. kevin draper

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