Hugh John Stewart Shane, 79, ASDC, FSDC, passed away April 12, 2014, in Port Charlotte, Fla.
He was born in Belfast, Northern Ireland, June 12, 1934.
Hugh emigrated to Canada with his family in 1967, then relocated to Florida in 1996. He was an alumnus of the Belfast Royal Academy, an Associate and a Fellow of the Society of Dyers and Colourists, and acquired eight chemistry patents within North America.
An avid yachtsman, kayaker, cyclist, pilot, diver, sportsman, and member of the Anglican Church community, Hugh had a boundless zeal for life and adventure. Hugh personified integrity, generosity, humility and devotion, and will be remembered as a true gentleman.
He is survived by this loving wife, Hilary; daughters, Lesley and Rhonda (Jamey); son, Bryan (Shawna); and grandchildren, Christopher, Kathleen and Colin.
Memorial donations may be made to the Alzheimer’s Association; private funeral service to be held in County Antrim, Northern Ireland at a future date to be determined.