It is with sadness we announce the passing of Clayton McPherson – known as Pete in his younger years (yes, there is a story about that). He was born in Forest, Ontario, May 18, 1934 and passed away in Nelson, B.C. the morning of June 16, 2013.
Clayton is survived by his three children; Kendall McPherson, Clay McPherson, Heidi McPherson; grandson, Matthew and granddaughter, Dylann Heidi; his brother, Ron; and his sisters, Ruth, Rosemary, Joan, and Penny; numerous nieces and nephews, as well as his extended family; Dennis Cannon and Steve and Joe Fay.
Clayton’s wit and dry humor will be missed. Dad was easy company to be in, always good for a laugh, he enjoyed old country music, second hand store browsing (loved the IODE), knew the oddest things about the oddest things, had a special way with plants, loved playing bingo and the people he met there, enjoyed the sun and the beach, loved food (especially strawberries), was a wonderful baker and he made the best potato salad.
Thank you to everyone that helped dad over the past few months – the EMT’s, all the emergency room staff, Dr. Woodward, Dr. Tuval, Dr. Innes. HUGE HUGS to the nursing and care aid staff on the 3rd floor of KLH – you are all such wonderful, kind and caring people. Dad really liked all of you very much.
There will not be a memorial service at Clayton’s request.
In lieu of flowers, donations can be made to Selkirk College, to the Pat Henman Support Fund. Please contact Joyce Buckler by email at firstname.lastname@example.org for support with your donation.