Harold Lawrence Brownson

Harold Brownson passed away peacefully on Nov. 28, 2015 at the age of 84 surrounded by his loving family.

Harold will be dearly missed by his loving wife of 60 years, Lily, as well as his children Wendy (Darrell); Greg; Kevin (Cathrina) and Scott (Nadia). Harold is also survived by his grandchildren Andrew, Julie, Angela, Jarrod and Lucas and by four great-grandchildren, Caylee, Annika, Logan and Ethan.

Harold is predeceased by his son Ronald and sister Lorraine Tuffley.

He was born on June 3, 1931 in Campbell River, BC. At age 3, Harold and his family moved to Franklin River Logging Camp. He then went on to attend Qualicum Beach private school (now known as Qualicum College), where he graduated in 1949. He soon after met his bride to be, Lily, and they were married on June 4, 1955.

Harold and Lil started married life together in Port Alberni, where they began their family. Harold worked for McMillan Bloedel in Port Alberni and 48 years ago moved to Campbell River where Harold and Lil have made their home.

Harold retired in 1991 at the age of 60 after 42 years of service. Once he retired Harold loved his gardening in the summer and spending his winter months at his condo at Mt. Washington skiing. He also had a tremendous passion for history as he traveled the world with his wife Lily.

A memorial service will be held on Friday Dec. 4, 2015 ~ 2.00 p.m. at Sutton’s Campbell River Funeral Home. A graveside service will take place on Monday Dec. 7, 2015 ~ 1.00 p.m. at Alberni Valley Memorial Gardens, Port Alberni BC

In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the Canadian Cancer Society.

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