SIMPSON, George David (Capt.)
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November 21, 1912 - December 30, 2012
George passed away peacefully at Lynn Valley Care Center at the age of 100. He was predeceased by 5 older siblings and his wife Elsa, of 63 years. He is survived by his son, Gordon (Arlene), two grandsons, Doug and Bob (Karen) and two great-granddaughters, Emma and Clara. George was a Master Mariner who was captain in the North Vancouver City Ferry Corporation from 1943 to 1958 and docked the final sailing. He became a custodian for the North Vancouver School Board until his retirement in 1977. George is fondly remembered for nicknames he gave to pet dogs and cats. He loved sports and snooping around the waterfront for treasures. The family would like to thank the staffs at Cedarview and Lynn Valley Care Center for the special attention he received. No service by request.
Published in Vancouver Sun and/or The Province from Jan. 5 to Jan. 6, 2013