McMEEKIN, Mr. Alan Daniel (Also known as ACE) Passed away on Thursday, November 22, 2012 at the age of 77. After surviving three heart attacks, the fourth he was unable to fight, passing peacefully in his sleep. Ace is survived by his children, Lori McMeekin, Clayton McMeekin (Marylee McKeown), Valerie McMeekin (Dana Hatfield), his grandchildren Nicolle Gonidis (Christian Hayes), and Georgie Gonidis, his sisters Margaret McMeekin Sanders, and Faith Reeves (Devon), numerous nieces, nephews, and their families. Ace was born in Cardston, AB, but raised in Victoria, BC. He worked in the newspaper business in Victoria for the Times/Colonist, and in Vancouver for the Sun/Province. It was Ace's request not to have a funeral service and his wish to be cremated. Relatives and friends are asked at their convenience to raise a glass to Ace, he did not want a fuss, but a drink in his honour he would appreciate.