MICKUS, Vytautas Alexander
Passed away peacefully at home in Combermere on May 30th, 2022 after a brief illness. Survived by his beloved wife Suzanne of 62 years marriage. Brother of Regina and Leonida, and brother-in-law Jim Allworth. Dear son of Sofia and Aleksandras Mickevicius. Beloved Father of Randy (Mimi), Alex (Gina), Tess (Richard), Peter (Lee), Tom (Ilham), and Jenny (Steven). Proud Grandfather of Brandon, Alexandra, Julia, Rob, Johnny, Olivia, Macey, Celeste, Meredith, Sophia, and Zayn. Great Grandfather to Orion and Polytimi. A Graduate of the Faculty of Medicine, University of Toronto, he was a Family Doctor to thousands in Renfrew and the Ottawa Valley for 44 years. Fond as he was of James' quote, "Live all you can; its a mistake not to.", he loved and lived life to the fullest. Whatever his passion of the day, be it backgammon or motorcycling, he always strove to understand and master the task at hand. He loved foreign cultures, and was fortunate to travel across 5 continents with his mon chéri. As a young child he experienced the ravages of war-torn Europe, and came to Canada to begin a new life after fleeing Russian invaders in Lithuania. Doctor, Pilot, and Friend to many, he was an ebullient personality who always left an impression. Special thank you to all of Alex's caregivers in the last months of his life. He was interred at Holy Canadian Martyrs Parish Cemetery on June 4th. Remembrance donations may be left with the Madonna House Apostolate.
2888 Dafoe Rd, Combermere ON K0J 1L0