Steve Lapinski

1949 ~ 2016

Steve died of cancer on June 11th , his loving wife, Vanda, at his side. Born in Comox in 1949, Steve lived an energetic and athletic life until a surgical mishap in 1988. Despite challenging complications continually arising from his resulting paraplegia, he became a landscape painter and fine guitarist. A warm and radiant personality, he will be missed. For those wishing to honour his memory, please send donations to the Christopher Reeve Foundation for spinal cord research.


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