WILLIAM MACGOWAN

MACGOWAN, DR. WILLIAM KENNETH JULY 26, 1954 – JUNE 19, 2004 It is with great sadness that we announce the sudden passing of Ken. Ken was predeceased by his mother Muriel Magowan. He will be lovingly remembered and greatly missed by his father Harry, his wife Susan, children Matthew, Timothy and Emily, Ken’s sister Helen, brother-in-law Tony Sartor and children; his sister-in-law Johanna Lapsley, brother-in-law Craig and nieces, friends and patients. He will be missed by all.Ken was born in Belfast, Northern Ireland. He studied family practice medicine and qualified at Queens University Belfast. He practiced from 1983 – 2004 in Saskatchewan, Alberta and moved to Maple Ridge in 1987. Ken was very involved with the Maple Ridge Medical Community. He was dept. head of Family Practice 1998-2004, member of the Medical Advisory Committee, Board of Director of the Ridge Meadows Care Clinics for 4 years of which he served 1 year as president in 2000, active member of the Maple Ridge primary care Obstetrics Clinic and instrumental in the fundraising campaign for the CT scanner at the Maple Ridge Hospital.Ken was an avid gardener, loved to ski and snowboard with his children, biking, and collecting good port and wine.Public Funeral service will be held on Monday, June 28, 2004 at 3:00PM at the Maple Ridge Baptist Church, 22155 Lougheed Highway, Maple Ridge, BC. Commemorative donations to the Ridge Meadows Hospital Foundation would be appreciated. Garden Hill Funeral Chapel, Maple Ridge (604) 463-8161