Mel Marchbank passed away December 15, 2011 at Lady Minto Hospital on Salt Spring Island. Born in Shamrock, Sk., but grew up in Moose Jaw, Sk., he married Muriel Elaine Nielson in May 1950. He worked in many fields, retired at 45 and moved to BC. Fishing,operating a sawmill and foundry were a few of his hobbies. Predecease by his wife, Elaine in 2004, he will be missed by his 3 daughters, Beverly (Alec), Vicki and Brenda, 5 grandchildren, 5 great-grandchildren. No service by request. The family thanks Dr. David Woodley, hospital staff and friends for their support.