On Wednesday, April 3rd, 2013, Ken Kerr passed away peacefully, at St. Joseph’s Hospital, after a brief illness.
After graduating from The University of Western Ontario, with honours in business administration, his first job was with Sparton of Canada doing PR for the big bands that came to the Toronto area. He later started his own record manufacturing company, Regal Records, which became Capitol Records in Canada, and he was named as General Manager. Ken went from Capitol to Electrohome for 15 years, and then began his own import and distribution business in North Vancouver. He was an avid boater and spent many summers up and down the BC coast on family holidays. He and his wife retired to the Comox Valley in 1991.
Pre-deceased by his wife of 57 years, Mary. Ken is survived by his three children Peggy Cessna (Dennis), Doug Kerr (Donna), Katy Thompson and his grandson Mitchell Thompson.
There will be a memorial get together at the family home, 2263 Seabank Road on Saturday, April 13th between 1:00 pm and 4:00 pm. In lieu of flowers donations to the SPCA or St. Joseph’s Hospital would be appreciated.