Perry (Per) Grue

Perry passed away peacefully in Nanaimo, BC. He is survived by his wife of 60 years Grace, his 2 daughters – Janet and Renee, grandson Cody and brother Arne (Norway).

Perry ventured to Canada from Oslo Norway in 1951 to work in Vancouver Island logging camps. Later he worked in research for MacMillan Bloedel.

After moving to Vancouver, he and Grace opened two gift shops – Nordic Import and Contempo Int. Perry was the past president of the Scandinavian Business Club of BC and member of the Vancouver Rhododendron Society. More recently he was active with the Mid Island Rose Society.

He will be missed by all who knew him for the easy sharing of his knowledge, advice, humour and not least – opinions.

Funeral Service: 1:30 pm January 24th at Hope Lutheran Church, 2174 Departure Bay Rd., Nanaimo, BC

In lieu of flowers, donations to Nanaimo Hospital Palliative Unit.


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