THOMSON, Kenneth “Ken” Glen

Ken passed away in the company of his beloved wife on August 8th, 2015 in Maple Ridge, BC. He is survived by his wife Joan Thomson (nee Morris), his mother Anne Genoe (nee Deforest), his siblings Ken Genoe and Cheryl Galway of Acton, Ontario, his children Katie

Thomson Miller and Jayson Thomson, and loving granddaughter Liberty. Ken will always be remembered for his love of the natural beauty of his community, along with his dedication to preserving the Pitt-Addington Reserve, Burns Bog, and other vital ecosystems in the Lower Mainland. His work in these areas promoted the saving of many species of birds and water fowl, especially the Sandhill Crane. In memoriam, a nature walk in his honour will be held on Saturday, August 29th at 9:30 am, at his favourite spot to view his Sandhill Cranes; The Crane Dyke at the end of Neaves Road in Pitt Meadows. In lieu of flowers, the family asks that donations be made to: The Alouette Field Naturalists, The Burns Bog Conservation Society, The International Crane Foundation, or BC Nature. Expressions of sympathy can be made at

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