Roderick James Fraser, peacefully at Langley, B.C. on Sunday, August 3, 2003, aged 87 years. Predeceased by his first wife Chris in 1980.
Rod is survived and lovingly remembered by his wife Eileen; his son Duncan and his wife Robyn; his sister Mary Phillpotts; his step-son Jim and his wife Linda; his grandchildren Rory, Colin, Leanna (Blake) and Jamie (Tracy); great grandchildren Landon and Thane; his speical nieces Tena and Rori.
Rod will be sadly missed by his many friends in both Tsawwassen and Mt. Lehman areas. A proud Vancouver-born Canadian, Rod served in the R.C.A.F. during WW11, where he was twice Mentioned in Dispatches. He worked in the aviation industry from the 1950’s to the early 1980’s, with C.P. Airlines, Queen Charlotte Airlines, Okanagan Helicopters, Deltaire Industries and Highland Helicopters.
He was a longtime member of the Quarter Century in Aviation Club.
Rod will be laid to rest at Boundary Bay Cemetery in Tsawwassen, at 2:00 p.m. on Friday, Aug. 8. A Service of Remembrance will follow at 2:00 p.m. on Sunday, Aug. 10, at Mt. Lehman United Church, 6256 Mt. Lehman Road North. Rev. Ben Taylor will officiate. For those desiring, donations made in Rod’s memory, to the Canadian Diabetes Association would be most appreciated. Messages of condolence may be sent to the family by visiting www.aldergrovechapel.com