Art struggled with his health his whole life. At a young age, he worked for the family bakery, delivering baking in a sidecar bike his father built. Art shared his tips with his younger siblings. He immigrated to Canada with his family in 1976 – a lifesaving move, as he was diagnosed with heart issues 2 years later. He had 2 major heart surgeries. Art worked at Columbia Kitchen Cabinets 36 years. He was grateful for a patient, understanding employer during his many periods of illness and recovery. King Road MB Church was an important part of Art’s life. He was involved in a care group. He served as usher for 20 years, always was willing to step in. Art’s health struggles included surgery for a blood clot on his brain in 2003. With the right medication, Art was able to return to work again. 2013 was a difficult year after he had a seizure while driving. Art was grateful to family for their help.