Hugh B.J. Harris

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Oct 29, 1928 - Aug 14, 2012

Hugh Harris passed away peacefully at Chilliwack General Hospital August 14th 2012 after battling prostatic cancer.

Hugh was born in 1928 in Belfast, Northern Ireland, studied mechanical engineering at Queens University Belfast and apprenticed at the famous Harland and Wolff Shipyard in Belfast.

He moved to England in 1956 where he met and married his wife Thelma in 1964. His engineering career with ICI took him around the globe and he eventually settled in Canada in 1982.

Hugh loved to play the piano, spoke fluent spanish and was an avid gardener.

Hugh is survived by his loving wife Thelma and his two children; Jane and Nicholas.

There will be a celebration of Hugh's life at St. Thomas Anglican Church on Friday August 31st at 11 am.

Any donations in honor of Hugh's life can be made to the BC Cancer Foundation:

http://donate.bccancerfoundation.com/goto/HBJHarris


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