June 22, 1935 – June 13, 2020
Koichi “Bill” Sawada of Abbotsford, BC, passed away on June 13, 2020 in Abbotsford Regional Hospital. He was 84 years old.
Bill was born in Ruskin, BC on June 22, 1935. In the spring of 1941 Bill and his family moved to Picture Butte, Alberta, later moving to Cranford and then Coaldale, Alberta. Bill married Irene Anne Kalynchuk of Vancouver, BC on October 29, 1964.
Bill is survived by his sons Matthew of Abbotsford and Gregory (Tammy) and grandson Chuk of New Westminster, BC, brother Harry of Calgary and sister Terry of Edmonton. Bill was predeceased by his wife Irene, parents Toshiaki and Tamaye, sister Betty and brother Gary.
At Bill’s request there will be no memorial held.
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