Mr. Donald Austin Brewer July 9, 1957 - November 9, 2008 - Brewer, Donald Austin, of Whitecourt, AB. passed unexpectedly and quickly at the Grey Nuns Community Hospital in Edmonton on November 9, 2008. Don was taken at 51 years of age by an aneurism compounded by cancer. Don was born in Weston, Ontario in 1957 to Donald (predeceased) and Eva Brewer. Don spent his life enjoying and working in the wilderness he loved. Don is survived by his loving wife and soul mate Janet Platts and by his mother Eva; Lorraine Bauer and family; Sharon (Karl) Hager; Rainer Brewer; Michael (Sandra) and family. There is a special place in his heart for Lena and Glenn Platts; Rob Platts, Rachel Syme, Daniel, and Ellery. A celebration of the generosity, love, and warmth of Don’s life will be held at Glenwood Funeral Home, south of Wye Road in Sherwood Park, AB on Saturday, November 15, at 2:00 PM.