In Memory of




Obituary for Brian Albert DAY

DAY, BRIAN ALBERT – May 17, 1963 - January 4, 2021

Brian died suddenly as a result of heart failure on January 4, 2021 at the age of 57 doing what he loved, driving the snow plow for Emcon. His last actions were to tell his loving partner, Karen, that he loved her and honked the horn of his snow plow as he drove by her work. Brian died the way he lived,…happy, driving the snow plow and loving Karen.

Brian is survived by his loving partner, Karen Doucette, his special granddaughter Kendall, his devoted pets, Tigger and Gizmo, his sister Debbie Lahaie, his brother, Michael Day his daughter, Christina Backhaus (Kevin Thomas) and his grandchildren, Tavian Backhaus-Thomas and Jordynn Backhaus-Thomas. Brian is pre-deceased by his mother, Lorraine (nee Fox) and his father, Fred Day.

Brian has been cremated as per his wishes. No funeral service will take place. No memorial service has been planned at this time. Those wishing to remember Brian, can donate to the gofundme campaign (

Karen would like to extend her sincere appreciation to the following: • The OPP officers, paramedics and the medical team @ BGH who worked so hard to bring Brian back. • EMCON Services Inc. for the outpouring of support and having the memorial decal put on the equipment in the Kingston AMC. • Richard McCullough for his dedicated friendship and for creating a memorial decal in his honour that has been placed not only on the snow plow that Brian drove but on the other equipment throughout the Kingston AMC. • Friends and family for their calls, texts, flowers, food, drop by’s and messages of support.