Mel had a successful career as a Mechanical Engineer, which enabled him to travel the world. Mel’s professional successes were only outshone by his love and devotion to family and friends. His selfless determination to take care of his family was a driving force throughout his incredible life. He was a loving husband and partner. A supportive and protective father, grandfather and great-grandfather. He was a safe harbour for everyone in his life no matter what. Words cannot describe the void his passing has left behind, but he will forever be watching over us all.