Fred passed away peacefully September 27, 2006 with his family at his side. Fred was predeceased by his wife Faye, April 17, 1996 and his son Russ, November 28, 1996. Fred is survived by his daughter Lesley (Ernie) Parent of Ladysmith, BC, daughter-in-law Debby Evans of Nanaimo, BC and his grandchildren Michelle, Melanie, Faye, Donnie and Nicole. His great grandchildren Dayanera, Jamie and Kelsey. The family would like to thank the nurses and Doctors at the NRGH for their exceptional care and compassion for Fred. In lieu of flowers donations may be made to the heart and Stroke Foundation.