Born September 21, 1921 in Lucerne BC, youngest of 7 children, passed away peacefully in Nanaimo General Hospital November 24, 2011 with his family at his side. Archie is survived by his loving wife of 65 years, Nellie; his children Maureen (Stuart) and Ken; 1 grandchild, Sarah and two great grandchildren, Emily and Matty and numerous nieces and nephews. Archie attended Duke of Connaught High School in New Westminster where he was known as an outstanding athlete. He spent his early working years in Powell River, later moving his family to Ioco and employment with Imperial Oil until his retirement in 1980. Archie had many interests, golf, fishing, carving, stained glass work, a man of many talents. Archie was caring and will be lovingly remembered for his generosity and devotion to family. Archie loved to travel and he and Nellie shared many memorable trips together. He will be missed.

There will be no service by request. A celebration of life will be held at a later date.

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