Passed away peacefully on Tuesday February 19, 2013 surrounded by his loving family. He was predeceased by his wife Kathleen (Kay) in 2008. He is survived by his daughter Corrinne Barrett, Allyson Crowe, stepson Myron Anderson, grandchildren Leila Ball, Lincon Barrett, Heather Crowe and Rhonda Crowe
John was a lifetime member of the Elks Club, enjoyed hunting and fishing, was a tugboat captain, logger and a fishing guide on the BC Coast. He enjoyed the great outdoors and retired to Campbell River in 1994.
John was a great story teller who enjoyed sharing his adventures along with his homemade wine, with all his friends and family. He will be greatly missed by all who knew him.
Private family arrangements with cremation to take place at Elk Falls Crematorium.
For those wishing, donations in John's memory may be made to the Elks Children's Summer Camp.