Gordon Eric ERICSON
April 6, 1921 – Jan. 11, 2011
Born in Mission City and raised in Silverhill to Anna and Ivar Ericson, youngest of four, Margaret, Katey and Harry. Survived by his loving wife Julia, three children, Sandra Judy and Robert; Three grandchildren, Danny, Robin and Bella Diane; and four great grandchildren, Skye, Miguel, Layne and Calvin. In his early career he was a timber cruiser on the west coast surveying many logging areas. He married Julia Teresa Coyes July 1949 and moved to Kamloops that same year. His three children were born there. He worked for B.C. Tel. from 1950 -1981. In 1966 his family moved to Victoria and retired there. Gus had a full life of gardening, fishing, hunting, golf, lawn and carpet bowling, baseball, curling and much traveling. He passed away peacefully at home with his wife and daughter Sandra present.
A memorial service will be held on Friday, January 21 at 10:00 am at First Memorial Garden, 4725 Falaise Drive, Victoria, B.C. with reception to follow. In lieu of flowers please send a donation to your favorite charity.