John Biddle Johnston

May 9, 1948–December 28, 2013

John was born in Camrose, Alberta and passed away in Comox, British Columbia, on Saturday December 28th, 2013. He married Marilyn (Schmidt) in 1970 and together they lived in Edmonton and Sherwood Park, Alberta, until retiring to Comox, BC in 2010.

To his family and those whom he knew, John instilled the values of integrity, critical thinking, and a general curiosity of life.

John is lovingly remembered by his wife Marilyn, his sons Michael (Cristin) and Ian (Charidy), his grandchildren Cassidy and Simon, his sisters Yvonne (Ken) Pickard, Grace (Don) Richards, and Karen (Don) Glidden, as well as many nieces, nephews and friends. He is predeceased by his parents Glen and Judith, and his brothers Rodney, Keith, and Phil.

There will not be a funeral service at this time. A celebration of his life will be planned for spring of 2014.


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