Richard Simeon March 2, 1943 - October 11, 2013 Richard Edmund Barrington Simeon, Bt. died peacefully of cancer. Richard was a beloved husband to MaryEtta Cheney, Lady Simeon, and father, with his first wife, Joan Simeon Weld (Vancouver/Kingston), to Stephen, Rachel (Michael Lorimer), step-father to Sarah Redgrave (Michael Munro), grandfather to Devon, Ewan, Matthew and Asher, brother to Philippa Simeon Gow (Vancouver), Sara Simeon Foster (Salt Spring Is.) and cherished uncle and cousin to many. He will be greatly missed by those who loved and admired him not only for the minds he opened but for the hearts he touched.
Richard immigrated to Vancouver with his father, Sir John and mother, Lady Anne and his two sisters when he was 8 years old. He attended St. George's School and UBC. During the summers and through is undergraduate years, he was a reporter on the Night Desk of the Province. Those years entertained his friends and family for his lifetime.
Published in Vancouver Sun and/or The Province on Oct. 26, 2013