DUNCAN, James Playford
It is with great sadness that we announce the passing of James Playford Duncan, born Nov.10th, 1919 in Adelaide, South Australia; died peace- fully on February 7th, 2011 in Maple Ridge, BC in his 92nd year. Survived by his wife Jean (nee Booth) of nearly 69 years (married March 7th, 1942), his children, James (Elopie), Adrian (Lorna), Caroline, Francis (Xue), six grandchildren and one great-grandchild. James worked for 45 years, mostly in the academic world, including 13 years as Head of Mechanical Engineering at U.B.C. He is loved and deeply missed.
A memorial will be held at the Garden Hill Funeral Home, 11765- 224th Street, Maple Ridge at 2 pm on Monday February 28th, 2011. Reception to follow at the same location.
Expressions of sympathy can be made at www.gardenhill.ca