BUSBY, John William - March 5, 2012
BUSBY, John William - March 5, 2012 (Sept 1, 1913 - March 5, 2012)
Bill passed away peacefully at Vancouver General Hospital after 98 wonderful years. Bill was predeceased by his beloved wife Margaret (2000). Survived by his daughters Gail (Rick) Rogers, Pat (Tom) Copp & Betty (Dale) Hewitt. Also survived by 7 grandchildren, 5 great grandchildren & 2 great great granddaughters.
Bill was born in Brandon, Manitoba, raised in Kerrobert, Saskatchewan and then moved to Edmonton, Alberta where he took his training to become an Aircraft Mechanic. Bill joined Canadian Airways in 1938 and rose to become Director of Maintenance & Engineering for CP Air. Upon Bill's retirement in 1978, Margaret & Bill spent many winter months travelling south to enjoy the sun with relatives and friends.
Dad was a man of few words and a gentleman to the end. He loved his family and his happiest times were when we were all together.
In lieu of flowers we would appreciate a donation made to the Alzheimer Society of B.C.