July 4, 2011
Des Rice

Des Rice passed away suddenly in Naples, Florida on Thurs., April 14, 2011, at the age of 62 years. With his wife Brenda, Des was the co-founder of Weed Man in 1970, and became head of one of Canada's leading franchise organizations, That Franchise Group.

He was the beloved husband of Brenda, proud father of daughters Charlie and Samantha Rice, father-in-law to Jeffrey Robins, and cherished grandfather of Ella Rice-Robins.

Des was a great leader who genuinely cared for his family, employees, franchisees and business associates. He will not only be remembered as a great husband, father and grandfather but also as a person who made a difference in many people's lives.

The Des Rice Memorial was held at Glen Oaks Memorial Gardens and Reception Centre in Oakville, on Fri., May 13, and the Memorial Service on May 14 in the Chapel.