Loggie Grieve

Grieve, Loggie

passed away peacefully at his home on December 30, 2004 at the age of 88. He was predeceased by his parents Irene and Kenneth Grieve, his first wife Lorna, his second wife Mary, and his sister-in-law Margaret Grieve. He is survived by brother Roy Grieve; cousin Alvin Loggie; nephew Lorne (Karen) Grieve; nieces: Valerie (Arlen) Burleigh, Dianne (Dave) Souter; nephew Ken (Kathy) Grieve; stepchildren: Jae (Bernie) Trakalo, Bobby (Marjorie) Carpenter, Jeannie (Ross) Younger; and numerous other relatives and friends.

Loggie volunteered and served with the RCAF in England during WWII, returning to the Comox Valley where he fished commercially until his retirement. He was an avid golfer and bridge player at which he excelled. In his later years he wrote and published a book “Troller”.

Crossing the Bar

Sunset and evening star,

And one clear call for me!

And may there be no moaning of the bar,

When I put out to sea,

But such a tide as moving seems asleep,

Too full for sound and foam,

When that which drew from out the boundless deep

Turns again home.

Twilight and evening bell,

And after that the dark!

And may there be no moaning of the bar,

When I embark;

For tho’ from out our bourne of Time and Place

The flood may bear me far,

I hope to see my Pilot face to face

When I have crost the bar.

In the Batsford Book of English Poetry

Alfred Tennyson

Cremation. No service at his request.

In lieu of flowers donations to the Cancer Society

would be appreciated.

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