John McGurk

John Leslie McGurk passed away peacefully with his loving family by his side.

Les was born to Anthony and Ellen McGurk of Newbiggin-by-the-Sea, Northumberland, England and immigrated to Canada in 1977.

A devoted and loving husband to Sandra and dear father to sons Ian (Lena) and Paul and dear Popa to Michael the apple of his eye. Les is survived by his sisters Margaret and Shirley (John) and brother-in-laws Brian (Isabel) and Jack (Maureen).

On any given day Les would be seen walking Brutus his four legged companion through the Beaver Lodge Lands. The family would like to thank everyone in the medical field that helped and cared for Les with care and compassion.

A Celebration of Les’s Life will be held on April 22, 2012 at the Royal Coachman Steakhouse, 84 Dogwood St. from 1:00pm – 3:30pm.

If friends so desire donations in Les’s name may be made to the Lymphoma Society, 310-1682 W. 7th Avenue, Vancouver, BC V6J 4S6. Messages of condolences for the family may be left at


Campbell River Funeral Home


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