David Alan Michael Higgs

Higgs – David Alan Michael, died while living life fully, on a practice run in preparation for the Great Walk, on Sunday, May 12th, 2002. Dave was born on March 7th, 1945 in England.


He will be forever in the hearts of his loving wife Yvonne and his wonderful daughter Genevieve. He is survived by his sister Margaret (Ivan) Klaric of Campbell River, his sister Christine (Michael) Spicer of England, His Aunt and Uncle Stan & Joyce Higgs of Edmonton. Dave will be especially remembered by his co-walkers and those involved with the Hospice Society. Special thanks to Eric Pearson and the other walkers for their determined efforts.


Dave’s contributions to our community were many and varied, including his diligent work with the Comox Valley Hospice Society. His love of sailing was infectious and he offered support to many novice sailors. His daughter Genevieve’s accomplishments as a swimmer were an inspiration to him and stimulated his interest in the sport.


There will be a Celebration of Life in honour of Dave on Thursday, May 16, 2002 at Comox Valley Funeral Home and Cremation Services, 1101 Ryan Road at 10:00 a.m.


Donations in his memory may be made to the Comox Valley Hospice Society, 2137 Comox Road, Comox, BC V9M 1P2