Mr. Brian "Bear" Douglas Thornton August 08, 1948 - December 28, 2004 Funeral arrangements by Memorial Funeral Home (London) Brian Thornton “Bear” suddenly at his residence on Tuesday, December 28, 2004 in his 57th year. Beloved husband of Karen Thornton (nee Cambridge) for 30 years. Loving father of Greg Thornton and Jayme Thornton. Cherished son of Ken Thornton and his wife Helen. Predeceased by his mother Nessie (1975). Dear brother of Kay (Paul) Wybrow, Vicky Baker (Ron Noah), Dr. Tanya Thornton (Jason Prouty). Loved son-in-law of Stuart and Jean Cambridge. Bear will also be missed by numerous family members in Canada, U.S.A., Great Britain, Australia and New Zealand. The family will receive friends and relatives at Forest Lawn Memorial Chapel, 1997 Dundas Street East (at Wavell), London for visitation on Thursday from 3-5 & 7-9 pm. Funeral service will be held on Friday, December 31, 2004 at 10 am. Cremation to follow. Donations to the charity of your choice would be gratefully appreciated. Arrangements entrusted to Memorial Funeral Home 519-452-3770.