David Fer­gu­son

Cape Breton Post - - WEEKEND -

David Fer­gu­son has been a phar­ma­cist and owner of Fer­gu­son’s Pharma-Choice on Ster­ling Road in Glace Bay, for 20 years. David grew up in Glace Bay, worked a short time on oil rigs in Bri­tish Columbia be­fore at­tend­ing Dal­housie Univer­sity for a Phys­i­cal Ed­u­ca­tion de­gree af­ter which he opened Body Per­fect Fit­ness Cen­tre on Se­na­tor’s Corner. He then re­turned to Dal­housie Univer­sity for a phar­macy de­gree. David is a sec­ond gen­er­a­tion phar­ma­cist fol­low­ing in the foot­steps of his fa­ther Don­ald J.

Fer­gu­son, who owned and op­er­ated Car­roll’s Drug Store for 32 years.

Age: 55 Oc­cu­pa­tion: Phar­ma­cist Fam­ily: Wife Jan­ice Cole­man, son Cole, 24, and daugh­ter Alex, 23 Birth­place: Glace Bay Home­town: Glace Bay Nick­name: Ferg or Fergy

First job: Stock boy at Car­roll’s Drug Store What tal­ent would you most like to have: I would like to be able to sing without scar­ing peo­ple and to play gui­tar. Cof­fee or tea: I like my caf­feine cold, en­joy Pepsi. What is your favourite food: Pizza. Favourite movie: Bourne Iden­tity se­ries. Favourite mu­sic: Bob Dy­lan. Favourite books: Girl with the Dragon Tat­too se­ries and Da Vinci Code. Pet peeve: None. What trait in peo­ple do you most ad­mire: True friend­ship. What is some­thing you like to do in your leisure time: Drive my mo­tor­cy­cle; spend time with friends and fam­ily at our cot­tage in North­side East Bay. Favourite motto or ex­pres­sion: Every­one has a pas­sion. Favourite thing about Cape Bre­ton: Friend­ships and sum­mers at our cot­tage. Favourite place to travel: St. Maarten in the Caribbean.

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