Longland, William Geoffrey
1951 – 2004
Geoff was born, and grew up in Comox. He attended school at Comox Elementary, Robb Road and G.P. Vanier.
He was an avid golfer and played in junior tournaments up and down the Island and throughout B.C. He played to a one handicap at the Comox Golf Club.
He worked for his dad in the summers and learned to operate Cat and Backhoe, and to lay pipe.
He finished 5 years at U.B.C. with a degree in Engineering. He was employed 8 years with H.A. Simon, consulting engineers in Vancouver. He also spent one year in Brazil.
He leaves his mother, Betty Longland; two sisters, Claire McGrath (Arlen), Nancy Longland; one brother, Ralph Longland (Shelley); four nieces and one nephew: Krista, Karen, Scott, Megan and Morgan.
Geoff has now gone away to be with his dad, Bill.
Arrangements entrusted to COMOX VALLEY FUNERAL HOME & CREMATORIUM, 1101 Ryan Road. In lieu of flowers, donations can be made to the B.C. Schizophrenic Society, Courtenay, Chapter, Box 3812, Courtenay, B.C. V9N 7P2 or the charity of your choice.
Memorial Service to follow at a later date.