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BROOKES, Miles Gerrard
August 29, 1918 - November 3, 2012
Our beloved father Miles passed away peacefully in Burnaby Hospital on November 3, 2012. Born at home August 29, 1918 he spent a full 94 years in Burnaby enriching the lives of all who knew him as a dedicated family man and a loyal and trusted friend. Miles was a graduate of UBC and became a successful and respected businessman with a strong moral code in all his dealings. During a lengthy retirement he travelled extensively, kept involved in business activities and played tennis into his nineties. He will be greatly missed by his children Brian (Lois), Clive (Evelyn, deceased), Ken (Heather), Barbara Minichiello (Rick), grandchildren Jane (Har), Sarah, Paul, Madeleine, Hannah, Nicola, Alex (Melanie), Miles and Jeff, and many nieces and nephews. Miles is survived by his sister Helen and was predeceased by his loving wife Vivian and his sisters Peggy, Nancy and Marion. A celebration of his life will be held at The Westminster Club, 7th Floor 713 Columbia Street, New Westminster at 2:30 p.m., Saturday, November 24, 2012. In lieu of flowers please consider a donation to the BC Cancer Foundation or Burnaby Hospital Foundation.
Published in Vancouver Sun and/or The Province from Nov. 10 to Nov. 11, 2012
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