Allan was born on September 7, 1953 in Trail, BC and passed away on April 28, 2012 in Salmo, BC. Allan is predeceased by his father, James Munroe and is survived by his mother, Pat Munroe of Nelson; two sisters Lynda (Larry) Dunkley of Clearwater; Margaret (John) MacDonald of Salmo; nieces Leigh-Anne (Jody) Fleury and family of Okotoks, AB; Tara MacDonald of Calgary AB and Chelsey MacDonald of Kelowna; nephews Troy (Suzi) Haskell and family from Salmon Arm; and Kevin MacDonald of Salmo. Allan did tree planting in the 80’s and 90’s, worked in the Coal Mine at Elkford and the Copper Mine in Gransile in the mid 70’s and gas line installation in the mid 90’s. Allan loved participating in most sports- especially hockey, fastball and golf. He enjoyed camping and fly-fishing with friends at various lakes around the Kootenays and Okanagan.
Allan also enjoyed huckleberry picking, going for long walks with his dog Bob, and having coffee at both the Totem Inn in Peachland and the Dragonfly in Salmo. A celebration of Allan’s life will take place at the Dragonfly Café- 413 Railway Road in Salmo, BC at 4:00pm on Saturday, May 5th, 2012. Bill Clark of Alternatives Funeral and Cremation Services in Trail, BC was entrusted with the arrangements.
As an expression of sympathy, any donations to either the SPCA or to www.kidsportcanada.com (specify which community) would be greatly appreciated.