William Eric Lance RIPLEY

RIPLEY, William Eric Lance

It is with deep sadness that we announce the passing of Lance. Our Dad passed away in Nanaimo, BC on February 23rd, 2012 following a courageous battle with Parkinson’s disease. He was born in Vancouver, BC on August 4th, 1938. Dad will be remembered lovingly by his three daughters, Lesley (Hal), Samantha (Rod) and Amanda (Cyrus) and his beloved grandson, Josh.

A memorial service to celebrate Lance’s life will be held on his birthday, August 4th, 2012 in Vancouver, BC. The details of Lance’s memorial will be provided at a later date. Lance enjoyed a successful career in the forest industry having worked with Weldwood of Canada for over 30 years and later took over the reins of West Coast Plywood.

A special thank you to the wonderful staff at Wexford Creek for the loving care Dad received. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the Parkinson’s Society Canada or to Wexford Creek – Good Samaritan Society.

We love you, Dad. You will always have a special place in our hearts and be remembered for the joy and happiness you brought to our lives.

Sands Funeral Home, Nanaimo, BC.


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