Fred passed away peacefully with his family at his side. His fight with cancer was brief.
He is survived by his loving wife of 52 years, Josie; son Jim (Cathy) of Edmonton, AB; daughter Joanne (Ken) of Arberfield, SK; son Wade (Kelly), of North Vancouver; daughter Daunne (Bruce) of Smithers, BC and grandchildren Jamie, Joseph, Amanda, Marion, Adam, Trevor, Emily, Michael, Jason and Aimée.
Fred celebrated 42 years of sobriety on April 1, 2009. Cards of condolence may be sent to Box 583, Smithers, BC, V0J 2N0.
Thanks to all his friends here in the valley who touched his life.