SYKES John. Oct. 28, 1938 ~ Nov. 12, 2013. John passed away peacefully on Tuesday, November 12 at Abbotsford Regional Hospital with his family by his side. He will be missed by his wife of almost 50 years Barbara, daughters Brenda (Yoshi) Kawasaki, Cindy (Lyle) Olafson, and cherished grand- children Kris, Bryanna, Nicole, Steven, Troy and Alex. He is survived by his sister Cathy (John) Johnson, brothers Mike (Trudy) Sykes and Chris (Beth) Sykes, brother-in-law Doug (Sue) Burford and his nieces/nephews. John was an avid sports fan having spent many years as a radio announcer. Barb shared his love of sport as they spent many days on the golf course. John's deep love and commitment to his family will be greatly missed. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made in John's memory to the 2014 Ride to Conquer Cancer (Kris or Nicole Olafson-Super Dave's Team). Special thanks to the incredible Dr. Meloche, and nurses on Cheam 3 for their care and compassion.