Mr. Robert Cecil Cruickshanks, late of Mission, BC peacefully passed away on May 2, 2006 at the age of 71 after a three year battle with lung cancer. He was born on June 7, 1934 in Beckenham, England. He will be deeply missed by his loving wife Sylvia, of 52 years, children Teresa (Bob) de Wit, Tony (Mary-Ann), Pauline (Cliff) Brandy, and Keith (Rita), 12 grandchildren, 16 great-grandchildren and (one on the way). He will also be missed by his brothers George, James, Richard, and Phillip in Canada, and William, Eric, and Alan, and sisters Ivy, Margaret, and Janet and their families in England and many nieces, nephews, and extended family.

He was predeceased by his ­parents Cecil and Edith.

Robert moved his young family in 1973 and made Canada his new home. He was a loving husband, father, and grandfather. His family was most precious to him and he enjoyed his role as head of the family. He will be greatly missed by all.

A memorial service will be held on Monday, May 8, 2006 at 1:00 pm at Henderson’s Funeral Home, 34537 Marshall Road, Abbotsford.

Donations may be made to the Lung Association or the Canadian Cancer Society in memory of Robert.

The family wishes to extend their appreciation to all the caring staff on the 2nd floor at Mission Memorial Hospital for their wonderful care and affection during our father’s last days.

Henderson’s Funeral Home


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