Sept. 24, 1934 – May 7, 2012
Mike passed away after a very courageous battle with cancer. He will be forever missed by his loving wife Linda, of 26 years, and her sons Raymond and Michael Clarke.
He is also survived by his daughter Lynda Brown and grandchildren Vanessa, Tristen and Clarissa (Matt), his sister Molly, his brothers Peter (Marjorie) and Joe (Vicki), and many nieces and nephews.
Mike was born in Weyburn, SK and grew up in Cranbrook, BC where his love for the sport of curling began as a teenager. He worked as a Human Resources Manager for 34 years in the Forest Industry followed by 4 years with Purolator Courier until his retirement in 1996. A man of integrity, Mike touched many lives. He was loving, caring, strong, positive, humble, charming and honourable. These are only a few words that describe the amazing man Mike was. He shared his love where ever he went and never lost his sense of humour.
Special thanks to everyone who was involved with Mike along his journey with cancer. In lieu of flowers please make a donation in his name to the Canadian Cancer Society.
A celebration of his life was held at Yates Funeral Home on Saturday, May 12, 2012.
YATES FUNERAL SERVICE & CREMATORIUM (250-248-5859) in care of arrangements.