Dec. 22, 1931 – Oct. 17, 2003
Al passed away peacefully on the morning of Oct. 17, 2003 at the 100 Mile House District General Hospital following a brief battle with cancer. He will be lovingly remembered by his wife of 46 years, Joyce; sons Daryl (Joanne); Kevin (Louise), daughters Darlene (Jim); Karen (Frank); grandchildren Brock, Christie, Wendy, Jeremy, Amanda, James, Jesse, Riley, Madison and brother Rolly (Leona). Al was born in Winnipeg, Man. and came to B.C. in 1952 as a member of the RCMP. He was stationed in various locations throughout the province, retiring from the force in 1975, settling in 100 Mile House. Al then entered the Provincial Sheriffs Branch and rounded out his career with the Provincial Court Registry. Al was a member of the Masonic Lodge, a Shriner, member of the Legion and a founding member of the 100 Mile House Elks Club. Al contributed to many community charities and organizations, including being a volunteer ambulance attendant for a number of years. A Memorial Gathering will be held Thurs., Oct. 23, 2003 from 2pm to 4pm at his residence at 360 Birch Place, 100 Mile House. Donations may be made to the Canadian Cancer Society in memory of Al.