We all respect Mr. Doohan, not least because of his service in WWII. Thank you, Veteran!!
Although this is a sad occasion, perhaps a little Star Trek-related humor wouldn't be too inappropriate:
The Top 12 Star Trek Euphemisms for Death:
Taking Acting Lessons from Shatner
Sleeps with the Tribbles
Zeroing out the Tricorder
Pulling a Spock Without a Planet Genesis to Back It Up
Boldly Going, Going, Gone
Beam Me Up, God-y!
On Permanent Holodeck Duty
Transferred to the U.S.S. Oblivion
Achieving Warp Zero
Doing the Vulcan Ground Meld
Inducing a phase variance in the isolinear array to contain
the tachyon particle overload, if you know what I mean.
and the Number 1 Star Trek Euphemism for Death...
Visiting Shatner's Hair
Taken from www.jokeaday.com