He sold his red Carmen Ghia sportscar in 1964 to fund a year of studying and apprenticing in Kyoto, Japan and then set up a studio and shops in Jasper and in Hinton in the years to follow. The prairie boy in Frank never forgot the feeling of the wide open spaces.
He started working towards a CGA designation and it was then that he met his 2nd wife Clarissa.
They were the early adopters of online dating 18 years ago,
They moved to Calgary together late 2000 and later married in Lake Louise, Alberta Aug 26th, 2001.
Once their home sold, Darrin was able to transfer to the Boundary Bay Crossing in Tsawwassen.
Clarissa and the children moved from Calgary to Tsawwassen June of 2012 to finally converge the family again.