Francis “Frank” Saunders of Port Elgin, died suddenly, Saturday, July 4, 2020, at Markdale hospital. He was 66. Beloved husband of Sherrill Saunders. Loving father of Stacey and Jason; and grandfather of Connor. Remembered by his brother, Leslie; and his sisters, Linda and Diane. Predeceased by parents, Roy and Anna Saunders of Millerton, New Brunswick. Born in Miramichi, New Brunswick, April 4, 1954, Frank worked in the nuclear industry and was the vice-president of nuclear oversight and regulatory affairs at Bruce Power before becoming the first president and CEO of the newly-developed Nuclear Innovation Institute. He recently semi-retired and was enjoying his time in the woods, working on the retirement property he shared with his wife of 46 years, and their dogs, Jackson and Gracie. Due to the pandemic, the family will be having a private service. In memory of Frank, if desired, a tree planting in a conservation area of your choice would be appreciated. Condolences for the family may be arranged through the May Funeral Home, Markdale, 519-986-3310 or www.mayfh.ca.