April 3, 1955
October 25, 2015
Jim left this world at home surrounded by his wife of eighteen years and close friends, after living with Cancer for over four years.
Jim is survived by wife, Shirley, mother Fay, daughter Alexis (Vivian, Derek, grandson Jacob), brother David, stepdaughters Anastasia (Rob grand daughters Isadora, Georgina), Morgan (Ben).
Jim is predeceased by his father, Martin.
Born and raised in Calgary, Jim earned a Bachelors Degree in Social Work University of Calgary, in 1977 received award for top of class. He also worked on air at the University’s radio station. Jim’s love of all music genres carried on throughout his life. Jim worked as a social worker in various capacities, including as a Public Guardian Representative where he touched many lives. Jim and Shirley, moved to Procter B.C in 2000.
Jim will forever be remembered for sharing with all, his varied talents, passions, and interests.
Jim’s last years were enhanced by the wonderful, thoughtful care he received from doctors Malpass and McKechnie at Kootenay Lake Hospital, Chemo Unit nurses, and Home Care nurses.
Celebration of Life will take place Saturday November 14 at 11am Procter Community Hall.
In lieu of flowers a donation may be made to the Kootenay Lake Hospital Foundation or a charity of your choice.
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