BENGOUGH, George Robert
Passed away peacefully on October 6, 2002, at the age of 91, after a short illness.
George was born in Vancouver in 1911, and attended Vancouver Technical School. During his sixty-seven years as a member of the United Brotherhood of Carpenters and Joiners of America, he held a number of posts, eventually serving as International Vice-President. Following his retirement in 1971, he continued to tackle every project with optimism and good humour; he served as Director of the BC Automobile Association from 1970 to 1982, and participated keenly in the Vancouver Sun Run until moving to Qualicum Beach three years ago. Family, friends, and community were always his first priority; he will be sadly missed by his wife of 66 years, Anne; his sister, Margery (John) Galick; his daughter, Barbara (Albert) Brett; grandchildren Jason (Cindy), Christine, and Kenny; great-grandson Rico; many nephews and all their families; his cousin Joan Bengough and her family; as well as many friends and neighbours. In lieu of flowers, a donation may be made to the BC Children’s Hospital Foundation.
A memorial tea will be held on October 19th in Qualicum Beach
The family would like to thank the staff at Arranglen Gardens for their compassionate care, and the Parksville Chapel for assistance with arrangements.