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Elphick, Douglas James. Died peacefully in his sleep on Wednesday, July 24, 2013 aboard his beloved boat. Born in Toronto on 20 October 1946, Doug was the son of Ada (“Gerry”) Laycock and Archibald George Elphick. He is survived by his beloved spouse Anna (Lepage) Thompson, his step son Ben Thompson, his brother Richard Elphick, sister-in-law Ester Elphick, nephew Tomas (“Omay”) Elphick, niece Nenita Elphick; sisters-in-law Jacqueline (Lepage) Saumure, Diana-Lynn Lepage, Madeleine (Lepage) Power, Kim (Gatchell) Lepage, and brothers-in-law Richard and Gerard Lepage, Carol Saumure, Scott Power and Serge Lurette; and nieces and nephews Daniel, Emily and Allen Holman, Christian and Thierry Saumure, Shayne Power, Amanda and Matthew McNally, Scott Lepage and Lisa Aukstinatis and Pierre and Martin Lurette. Early in his career Doug worked as a recording engineer at Hallmark Studios, Toronto, where he helped many young artists make their first recordings. From 1974 to 1989 he was the president and CEO of Multivision Electrosonic, Ltd., a company providing specialized audio-visual solutions for corporate boardrooms, museums, planetariums and expositions. In Ottawa, Doug founded and remained president of a firm now located in Mississauga which provides industry leading mobile asset management solutions to Canadian commercial fleets. A resident of Mississauga, he was an avid boater and active member of the Port Credit Yacht Club. A memorial service will be held at the Port Credit Yacht Club, 115 Lakefront Promenade, Mississauga (905.278.5578), at 1:00 pm, Thursday 1 August 2013. Donations may be made to the Trillium Health Centre Foundation, Mississauga. Online condolences may be made at reidfuneralhome.com