Brian Mackie

Brian Mackie

Brian Walter Mackie passed away peacefully in Shuswap Lake General Hospital, Salmon Arm, BC on Monday, February 24, 2014 at the age of 55 years.

Born in Lillooet, BC on January 22, 1959, Brian has lived most of his life in the Shuswap, due to poor health his work was limited, having formerly worked in Forestry and as a meat cutter. He is well remembered for his love of life and nature. “He did it his way.”

Predeceased by his father Reino in 1988, mother Helen in 2001, brother, Rick and sister Noranda.

He leaves his sisters and brothers, Jeannette of Valemount, Selma (Del) of Kelowna, Floyd (Doris) of Enderby, Elvina (John) of Kamloops, Ken (Ging) of Salmon Arm, Lucille of Kamloops, Roy (Cyndi) of Edson,  Delores of Salmon Arm; numerous aunts, uncles, cousins and nieces, nephews and close friends.

A Celebration of Life service was held from the chapel of Bowers Funeral Home on Saturday morning, March 1st at 10 a.m. with Jack Bowers the funeral celebrant. Tributes were shared by family and friends.

No flowers, please, in lieu of donations to the Canadian Cancer Society.

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Funeral arrangements are in the care of Bowers Funeral Home and Crematorium, Salmon Arm.

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