Dennis Derrough was a compassionate man who loved his family and his community. He served on the Mission Community Foundation board of directors from 2008 to 2015 and was the face of the Foundation as the Chair of the Distribution Committee from 2000 to 2015, and leaving the committee in 2016. During his years as chair of distribution committee Dennis worked with community organizations to help them achieve their dreams and personally delivered grant cheques to many of the organizations.
Dennis and his wife, Joan, started a fund with Mission Community Foundation in 2003 and dedicated it to bringing Music to our community. Through their fund, the Derrough family has assisted three schools in the purchase of musical equipment as well as providing seven scholarships to students pursuing musical studies.
Sadly, Dennis passed away on August 22nd this year. His wife Joan and children/grandchildren will be holding a remembrance service on September 28 @ 11am at the Northview Community Church.