James GRANT

GRANT – JAMES “JIM OR TODD”, born March 14, 1922 in Carnoustie, Scotland – passed away peacefully at age 82 on Wednesday, March 9, 2005 at Ridge Meadows Hospital in Maple Ridge, B.C. of a loving heart that finally stopped. He will always be in the hearts of his family, wife of 60 years Rita Madeline, son Garry and his family; Kim, Todd and Kayla, son Wayne and his partner Peter, son David and his daughters; Joycelyn and Jaime, son Richard and his wife Fran and their daughters; Ray and Jessica, and 10 more great-grandchildren. Jimmy was born while on a short return to Scotland. Prior to the depression, the family returned to Canada when he was 6 years old. His mother’s maiden name was Blackstock, early pioneers in Hammond, B.C. His father, a wonderful man, had arrived from Scotland while in his 20’s. Jimmy is predeceased by his brother Bill and sister Mary. Jim lived all his life in the lower mainland surrounded by a close knit family. Memorial Services will be held at 11a.m., March 19, 2005 at Garden Hill Funeral Chapel, 11765 – 224th St., Maple Ridge, 604-463-8161