March 2, 1935 – July 30, 2013
Victor Cruch passed away peacefully after a lengthy illness on July 30, 2013, at the Marjorie Willoughby Snowden Memorial Hospice in Kamloops, British Columbia, with his family at his side. He was 78-years-old.
Victor was born on March 2, 1935 in Great Bear Lake, Northwest Territories, Canada.
He will be dearly missed by Linda his loving wife. Victor will also be missed by his brother Jim (Linda) of Prince George, British Columbia. Victor’s memory will carry on in his children, daughters Jean (Brad), Gail, of Slave Lake, Alberta, and Tina (Calvin) of Grande Prairie, Alberta, sons Carl (Marlene) of Lake Cowichan, B.C., and Vincent (Patsy) of Kamloops, B.C. Victor will be missed by his fourteen grandchildren and twelve great-grandchildren, as well as many nieces and nephews. Victor was predeceased by his father Walter, and mother Theresa of Prince George, B.C., and his brother Roger of Nelson, B.C.
His family will always remember the kind and gentle man he was, and his sense of humour.
Victor enjoyed his family, the outdoors, camping, and the North Thompson Fall Fair. He loved the parade, rodeo and heavy horse pull. Victor also really enjoyed the Seniors Day program on Wednesdays. He looked forward to a full day of music, dancing with “the gals”, company and lunch.
Victor spent his life working hard in the forestry industry. He completed Grade 12 and worked as a millwright, logger and a sawmill worker.
Victor will be missed in the community by his friends and neighbours.
There will be a Celebration of Life in the fall of 2013, place and time to be announced at a later date.
The family requests Memorial Donations be made to the Canadian Diabetes Association, 120-540 Seymour St., Kamloops, B.C., V2C 2G9 in memory of Victor.
Funeral arrangements entrusted to North Thompson Funeral Services, Barriere, B.C., (250) 672-1999.