March 19, 1927 to April 3, 2012

It is with great sadness that his family announces the sudden passing of STUART (STU) CRAWFORD peacefully at home on April 3. Survived by his loving wife June, daughters Marilyn (Tim) Kopernick and Sherry Crawford (Don Guglielmin), sisters-in-law Lorna Egan, Merry Hallsor and Virginia Crawford, granddaughters Jacqui, Pamela and Faye, grandson Carlo, great-grandchildren Logan, Camryn and Annabella and many nieces and nephews.

Stuart was born in Montreal in 1927. After his first year in university at McGill, he moved to BC and there graduated in Forest Engineering at UBC. While at university, he met the love of his life, June. After marriage, there followed 61 years of happiness and true love.

Stuart was a manager for MB in various logging operations on Vancouver Island in a career that spanned 38 years. His hobbies were golfing, fishing, coffee drinking and entertaining their many friends. Together he and June enjoyed their favourite pastime, travelling the world over. Stuart had an amazing ability to make others smile with his quick wit and sense of humour. He will be missed by his family and friends.

A Memorial Service will be held Friday, April 13 at 1:30PM at Yates Funeral Home, 1000 Allsbrook Rd Parksville, BC.

YATES FUNERAL SERVICE & CREMATORIUM (250-248-5859) in care of arrangements.

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