BAYDALA _ John. Born April 24, 1918, passed away peacefully in Richmond Hospital, April 28, 2005, after a long, full life. Predeceased by wife Olga in 1979. John is survived by his brother Mike, his four children, Judy (Kelly) Waite, Allan (Barbara), David (Rita) and Theresa (Bruce) Benzel; stepdaughter Diane (Michael) Scott and grandchildren Lindsay, Cameron, Alex, Matthew, Bryan, Chelsey, Kim and Rory. John worked for many years as part of the commercial fishing fleet based in Steveston. In his later years he was an active member of the Minoru Place Seniors Centre. He enjoyed dancing, playing bridge and going to the races. A Funeral Service to be held on Wednesday, May 4th in the chapel of Richmond Funeral Home, 8420 Cambie Road at 1:00 pm. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the BC Heart & Stroke Foundation.
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Published in Vancouver Sun and The Province from Apr. 30 to May 1, 2005