COMPTON, Norman Lee
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1934 - 2013
Norm was born in Ponoka, Alberta on July 21, 1934. Norm moved, in 1941, to Langley, BC with his parents, Mamie and Linn, and older brother Walter. He graduated from Langley High School, where he met his first wife, Lorraine Beaulieu. Norm worked as a psychiatric nurse while training to be an electrician and raising a family in Surrey. He married his second wife, Sandi, and moved to Prince George in 1985. They retired to Ashcroft in 1998 to enjoy their fruit trees, flowers, and sun. Predeceased by his parents, and wife Sandi, Norm passed peacefully on April 3 in Kamloops Royal Inland Hospital at the age of 78 years. His is survived by his four children, Randy, Rick, Debbie Bittner (Howard), Rob (Colleen); four grandchildren, one great-grandchild, and the kid, Houdini, his beloved Amazon Blue Parrot. Norm's quick wit and devilish sense of humour will be missed by many. Norm requested no memorial. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to: Greyhaven Exotic Bird Sanctuary at greyhaven.bc.ca. Thompson Valley Funeral Home Ashcroft entrusted with arrangements.
Published in Vancouver Sun and/or The Province on Apr. 10, 2013