Born in Clackmannan, Scotland May 20, 1917 – peacefully passed away on January 14, 2009 with his son by his side. His last breath came as the pipers of Amazing Grace faded away.
Pre-deceased by his eldest daughter June, John leaves behind Phyllis, his wife of 67 years, daughter Gaynor, son John, and grandchildren Cameron, Eric, Meghan, Moora, Deanna, Jillian, Jaclyn, Joline, June & Jemma.
A Haggis-filled heartfelt thanks to Lady Minto, Greenwoods, Beacon Community Services and everybody that enhanced my Dad’s journey on Salt Spring Island, including…Dr. Reznick (Jean & Tracy), Dr.Woodley, Dr. Webb, Cecilia, Sam & Norman (Golden Island) and the makers of Drambuie.
“LANG MAY YOUR LUM REEK”
Anyone who was touched by the warmth of this man’s character is welcome to celebrate his life on January 31st, 2 pm at Community Gospel, 147 Vesuvius Bay Rd.
Husband, Dad, Grandpa, Scot.