Danford Martin Nash

Danford Martin Nash

NASH, Danford Martin “Dan” passed away at Shuswap Lake General Hospital, Salmon Arm, BC on Saturday, December 21, 2013, at the age of 97 years.

Dan was born in Tofield, Alberta on May 13, 1916 and moved to the Shuswap with his family as a young boy. He served overseas in France during World War II and upon returning to the Shuswap, worked at Adams Lake Sawmill and in forestry.

Dan was predeceased by his wife, Rose in 1993; sister, Edith Pari; brothers, Everett, Arden, Erling, and Russell. He is survived by his son, John (Remi) of Vancouver; grandchildren, Martin Nash and Christina (Steve) Pitkanen; great grandchildren, Darla and Marshall Pitkanen; two nieces, Dian (Tom) Fox and family; and Claudette (Dale) Ophus and family.

A celebration of Dan’s life will be held at the Shuswap Lodge Retirement Residence, Salmon Arm on Saturday, January 11th at 2:00 pm.

The family would like to give a very special thank you to the staff at the Shuswap Lodge Retirement Residence and Shuswap Lake General Hospital for the compassionate care they gave to Dan.

Online condolences can be sent through Dan’s obituary at www.bowersfuneralservice.com

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

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