McCrae, Ross

October 27, 1941 – September 29, 2013

It is with great sadness that we announce the passing of Ross McCrae, husband, brother, and friend.

Ross leaves to mourn his wife of 52 years, Donna, his sister Christie (Randy) her sons Matt (Tracy) and Andy (Christianne), his brother Hogie(Karen) and their sons Kevin (Kari) and Randy. He also leaves his mother-in-law, Pearl, his brother-in-law Donald his children Karen (Ron), Bonnie (Brendan), and Robert. His sister-in-law Debbie (Gary), and their children Tanya (Cory), Todd (Alicia), special daughter Jackie (Biccum) Penfold, god-daughter Angie (Smith) Nunn.

Ross was predeceased by his mother Marge, his father Gordon, and his father-in-law Oscar.

Ross was born in Vancouver (Lulu Island) and moved with his family to Campbell River at the age of 11. He married Donna Cheney in 1961 and worked at the Pulp Mill as a paper maker for 38 years. He retired in 1996 and he and Donna spent many wonderful winters in Arizona. Ross was an avid fisherman and was dedicated to his wife and family. He will be missed.

A service will be held at Christian Life Fellowship, 445 Merecroft Road on October 12, 2013 at 1:00pm

Donations to Campbell River Hospice in memory of Ross would be greatly appreciated.

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