February 21, 1946 – January 16, 2013
Rogers – James Douglas passed away at Eagleview Lodge, Comox, BC., after a lengthy illness on January 16, 2013. Jim was in his 66th year.
Jim is survived by his wife Shelley Nicholls of Comox, his brother Dr. Nick Rogers (Karen) of Edina, Minnesota, U.S.A., sisters Joan (Fred) Walker of Tenterton, Kent, England, Anne (Andrew) McCosh of Edinburgh, Scotland, many nieces and nephews, great nieces and great nephews.
Jim was born in Glasgow, Scotland and went to school at Glasgow Academy, Fettes College in Edinburgh (CA) and Glasgow University.
As a Chartered Accountant, Jim was transferred to Canada in 1976 and worked for Deloitte & Touche, Canada Permanent, Royal Trust and then had a successful business in Vancouver. Due to his illness, he retired in 2006.
Jim was an avid squash and tennis player at Jericho Tennis Club. He enjoyed hiking, golfing, reading and travel.
Thank you to his dear friends Alan (Jyl) Cunningham from Oakville, Ontario, Edwin (Helen) Hull of Vancouver and Bill McGuire of Comox. You’ve been such consistently great friends to Jim.
Thank you to our wonderful neighbours and my colleagues at St. Joseph’s Hospital.
Special thank you to Dr. Doug Anderson in Comox for his care and support and all the staff at Eagleview for Jim’s care.
Sorrily missed by Shelley and “Player”.
A private family service will be held at a later date.