Newell Orrin Ruston Morrison

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MORRISON, Newell Orrin Ruston July 28, 1924 - July 31, 2013 Newell is survived by his loving wife, Marjorie, of 64 years; his sister, Dr. Enid (Bob) McRuer; his sons, Brent (Martha), Craig (Marie-France), Kevin (Pam); his daughter Susan (Ken) and grandchildren, Christina (Steph), Andrew, Lynda (Steve), Avril, Kathleen, Lauren and Graham. Newell, a long-time resident of Victoria, was well known as an auto dealer, entrepreneur, MLA for Victoria and CEO of BC Development Corp. His interests included flying, having trained as a WWII RCAF pilot; a lifelong love of cars, travel and most importantly his love of family. A service will be held Monday, August 19th at 2:00 pm at McCall's Downtown, Johnson & Vancouver Streets in Victoria with a reception to follow. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the charity of your choice. Condolences may be offered to the family at

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McCall Gardens Funeral & Cremation Service - Royal Oak
4665 Falaise Drive
Victoria, BC V8Y 1B4
(250) 385-4465
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Published in The Times Colonist from Aug. 9 to Aug. 17, 2013