David Nicholson
1966-1998
Heroes in Life − Limited Edition Dave Nicholson Memorial Reproduction
“The Waterloo Regional Police Service is proud to support the release of the painting entitled Heroes in Life which symbolizes the life of Constable David Nicholson, a ten-year veteran who died in the line of duty, while serving his community with courage, strength and integrity. On August 12, 1998, Constable Nicholson a member of the Emergency Response Team, lost his life while attempting to rescue a young Cambridge boy who was trapped in the Parkhill Dam of the Grand River. Constable Nicholson shall always be remembered as a Hero in Life not Death.”
Chief Matthew A. Torigian
Special Price: $200 + taxes + S & H S.R.P. $400
100% of all profits going directly towards Kidsability

Heroes in Life exemplifies courage, strength, life, and remembrance.

Unveiled in the spring of 2008, this original painting portrays the Dave Nicholson Memorial Monument on a beautiful evening surrounded by colourful, flourishing flowers and trees laden with berries. A clear, serene view of Parkhill Dam in Cambridge, Ontario is displayed in the background.


Includes custom black frame with mat (29" x 20" O.D.) plus unframed companion piece.

Through the use of colour, shape, lighting and perspective, the painting shows the true beauty of the landscape and invites the viewer to remember the life of Constable Dave Nicholson.

An unframed companion piece, recounting the life of Constable Dave Nicholson and touching on the story of his heroic attempt to rescue 12-year-old Mark Gage on August 12, 1998, accompanies the reproduction. Along with photos, the piece recognizes the heroic and courageous efforts of police members and how they came together to honour their fallen brother. It will also include the Waterloo Regional Police Service Crest, and logos from the Waterloo Regional Police Association and the Nicholson Memorial Slo-Pitch Tournament.

The Nicholson Memorial Slo-Pitch Tournament is in its tenth year and has raised thousands of dollars for numerous children’s charities throughout Waterloo Region. Your purchase of the Heroes in Life reproduction helps support the ongoing commitment of Waterloo Regional Police Service members dedicated to helping our community.

In honour of Constable Nicholson’s badge number, 589 limited edition, artist signed reproductions will be sold with all profits going directly towards Kidsability, a local children’s charity. This edition also includes 289 Artist Proofs and 300 Publishers Proofs.

For information on how to become a corporate sponsor of this campaign in support of KidsAbility, please call (519) 624-2302

To pay by Cheque: Please make cheques payable to: d3 artworks and mail to 34 Ainslie Street South, Cambridge, ON N1R 3K1

To pay by Credit Card: Please complete this form and and Fax to: (519) 740-0780

Please allow 2 - 3 weeks for delivery