Carrol SPIERS

Carrol SPIERS

SPIERS Carrol LeRoy. Jan. 12, 1930 ~| July 12, 2013. Born in Elrose, Sask., eldest son of Carrol & Nancy Spiers. His family moved to BC in 1939 and resided in Campbell River. Following his early education, he attended U.B.C. where he took flying lessons and was in the RCAF Reserve. Later he worked for the Village of Campbell River, then the Village of Comox. His career as an accountant with Crown Zellerbach moved through Elk Falls, Ocean Falls and Fraser Mills. He retired as a tax specialist from the Vancouver head office in 1992. His interests included travelling, researching and publishing 4 family history books, and in later years he became interested in faceting and mounting gems for his family. Married for 59 years to his loving wife Joy and also survived by his 4 children: Janis (Dan) Sawatzky, Randy (Lisette) Spiers, Vicki Nelson, Margo Lalonde. Grandchildren: Peter, Rebecca, Katrina, Cindy, Glen, Matthew, Sabrina and Amber. Great-grandchildren: Phoebe, Brynne and Darren. Lee is also survived by his brother Ross Spiers of Campbell River. He struggled with prostate cancer and died peacefully in Palliative Care at Abbotsford Hospital. Lee will be remembered at the Carriage Lane Park hall at 32691 Garibaldi Drive, Abbotsford at 1:00 pm on July 27, 2013. In lieu of flowers, any of the following donations would be appreciated: Prostate Cancer Canada, FVHC Foundation – Tertiary Palliative Care Unit, or the gift of blood.


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