John Sydney Balfour

John Sydney Balfour

BALFOUR, John Sydney

March 22, 1928- August 23, 2011

“Jack” was born in Balcarres, Saskatchewan, he lived a life of service and dedication to his fellow human beings.

He was a Warrant Officer in the Canadian Forces and a member of the Royal Canadian Legion. Jack was always ready to lend a hand and took time to train to assist others. He was a proficient HAM radio operator and technician and used these skills while volunteering for Citizens on Patrol and Emergency Preparedness programs.

Jack’s interests included boat building, sailing, automobile rally racing, making wine, and model aircraft. He loved dogs and cherished his friends.

A Service of Remembrance for Jack will be held on Saturday, August 27, 2011 at 11:00 am at Piercy’s Mt. Washington Funeral Home, 440 England Ave. Courtenay, BC.

In lieu of flowers, if wishing, donations can be made to the BC Cancer Society in Jack’s Memory.

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