Jan.30, 1927 – Oct. 9, 2012

Syd passed away peacefully after a short fight with lung cancer.

He was predeceased by his wife of 51 years Lorraine, in 2002.

He is survived and will be deeply missed by son Joe, daughter Cindy (Mark), daughter Jeanna (Doug), nine grandchildren, 2 great granddaughters as well as many relatives and friends.

We would like to thank Dr. Fletcher and the staff of Eagle Park Health Care Facility for the care and compassion given to our father during his last days.

A Celebration of Life will be held in his honour on Saturday, October 27, 2012 at 1:00 pm at Yates Funeral Service, 1000 Allsbrook Road, Parksville, BC.

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