RAPER, DOUGLAS C. (DOUG) - May 14, 1947 - August 9, 2004. Doug passed away suddenly and unexpectedly at the YMCA doing something he truly loved. Loving husband and best friend to Mary (Connell), devoted father and best bud to Vanessa and Justin. Step son of Catherine May. Predeceased by his father Francis William (Frank) and mother Eleanor Mary (Laschinger). Son-in-law of Kathleen and Philip Connell. Brother of Patricia Ballis (Jim), Martha Foskett (Tom) and Cathy Lovey (Harry). Brother-in-law to Kathy and Richard Ablett, Colleen and David Ablett, Michael Connell, Susan and Jim Witiuk, Anne and Larry Yatkowsky, Ellen and Peter Johnson. Doug was a loving uncle of 23 nieces and nephews. Treasured friend of Kathy and Don Calder, Nancy and Stewart McEachern, Sue and Ed Tetzlaff. Doug was born May 14, 1947 in Montreal and moved to Peterborough in 1953. He completed his education and after travels abroad joined the Bank of Nova Scotia where he has held various positions over the past 35 years. Doug has been an active member of the Peterborough Community. He was a member of the Kawartha Rotary Club and member and fitness instructor at the YMCA. Friends will be received at the Comstock Funeral Home and Cremation Centre, 356 Rubidge Street, Peterborough from 2-4 & 7-9 pm Thursday. Service to be held in the chapel on Friday August 13th at 10:30 am. In recognition of Doug's love of life and healthy living, donations may be made to the Peterborough Regional Health Centre Foundation "The Breaking New Ground Fund" and the YMCA "Building New Memories Campaign" . You are loved and will always be remembered!