WARD, "Rusty" Arthur Edward
It is with heavy hearts that we say goodbye to our husband, father, grandfather and friend. Rusty who was born in Nanaimo on August 19, 1940 and passed away suddenly on March 8, 2013 in White Rock with his loving wife of 50 years Ryoko "Coke" at his side. He will be sadly missed by his daughters Tracey (Anibal) Valente and Naomi (Jon) Weiner, his son Ken (Jillian) Ward; his grandchildren Christina, Justin and Alyssa Valente and Sarah and Emily Weiner and Benjamin, Mathew and Samuel Ward, whom he was so proud of; his sisters Sue (Glen) Newmeyer and Georgia Ward and brother Terry (Jan) Ward. Rusty was an entrepreneur and ran automotive and towing businesses of which he dedicated himself. He retired in 1989. Rusty enjoyed hunting, fishing, rebuilding cars, golfing, RVing, and being with family and friends. A Celebration of Rusty's Life will be held on Saturday, March 16, 2013 at 2:00 pm at Valley View Funeral Home 14660 72 Avenue, Surrey, BC. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made in Rusty's memory to the Peace Arch Hospital Foundation - ICU Department or a charity of your choice.
Published in Vancouver Sun and/or The Province on Mar. 10, 2013