John Sylvester Wright

John Sylvester Wright

John Sylvester Wright

Our dad was born on January 2, 1940 in Vandura, Saskatchewan. He passed away on October 6, 2011 at Kootenay Boundary Regional Hospital after a long battle with throat cancer and then lung cancer.

He is survived by his children, John (Ann) and Barbara (Shawn), three grandchildren; sister Darlene; brother Donald; sister-in-law Margo, nine nieces and nephews, many great nieces and nephews and of course, his dog fluffy.

He was predeceased by his partner Milly; his brother, Ed; his mother, Sarah and his father, Art.

A celebration of life will be held on Monday, October 17, 2011, at 11:00 am at the Montrose Hall.

A special thank you to Dr. Jon Van Vliet and Dr. Michael Van Vliet for going that extra mile, and their amazing help and care of our father,

Many thanks also to all others who helped dad on his final journey.

Dad we will love and miss you always.

Bill Clark of Alternatives Funeral and Cremation Services has been entrusted with arrangements.

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